React Native Software Engineer (cigna)

cigna    Nairobi, Kenya    2024-06-09

Job posting number: #120038 (Ref:24004636)

Job Description


Cigna International Health is initiating a project to develop a cutting-edge global mobile solution to bolster the expansion of our health businesses across the globe. We’re actively seeking accomplished leaders to champion our vision and steer us towards building a mobile platform for serving Cigna’s customers all over the world.

We are seeking an experienced Software Engineering to drive our front-end software development efforts in creating high-quality mobile solutions. The ideal candidate will engineer technical solutions, produce clean code, and ensure successful delivery of software solutions aligned with business goals.


Technical Leadership:

  • Be responsible for the output of multiple disciplines within Application Development.

  • Implement software engineering strategy, ensuring that it aligns with the overall business and product objectives.

  • Contribute to the definition of applications development policies, standards, and procedures.

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Project Delivery:

  • Execute software projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, within budget, and meet quality standards.

  • Develop solutions using TDD methodology.

  • Execute project plans and application designs to ensure projects are aligned with standards and IT strategy.

  • Architecture and Development: Guide the design principles, and development processes to ensure scalable, secure, and efficient solutions, collaborating with other senior leads.

  • Operational Efficiency: Implement DevSecOps to streamline processes, tools, and workflows to optimize engineering operations and enhance productivity.


  • Experience: Proven experience (4 years) in a role within software development for commercial software products, with a strong technical background.

  • Technical Acumen: Knowledge of software development methodologies, source code management strategies, design patterns, DevSecOps, automation, and best practices. Ability to translate non-functional requirements such as availability, flexibility, stability, ease of maintenance and security.

  • Technologies covered: Experience of implementing software using ReactNative framework, TypeScript, web based and desktop clients, application servers, relational and non-relational databases, testing strategies.

  • Education: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.

  • Global and regulatory landscapes: Experience of working practices across multiple geographies and with regional nuances such as tax rules, regulatory interfaces, multi-currency, multi-language etc is an advantage.

  • Aware of the concrete effects of architectural decisions – specifically microservice architecture – at the code level, in collaboration with other team members. 


  • Experience of using Jira

About Cigna Healthcare

Cigna Healthcare, a division of The Cigna Group, is an advocate for better health through every stage of life. We guide our customers through the health care system, empowering them with the information and insight they need to make the best choices for improving their health and vitality. Join us in driving growth and improving lives.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: for support. Do not email for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

Employer Info

Job posting number:#120038 (Ref:24004636)
Application Deadline:2024-07-09
Employer Location:cigna
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