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Cigna Data Product Owner- Healthcare Provider in Bloomfield, Connecticut

Job Location: Hartford, CT, NYC, NY, Philadelphia, PA, Raleigh, NC, Chattanooga, TN, Nashville ,TN

Role Summary:

The Enterprise Data Strategy team within Global Data & Analytics (GD&A) is built to help CIGNA drive improvement in the accessibility and quality of our data assets and tools, and allow us to deliver data solutions faster than we do today. Our ultimate goal is to ensure Cigna’s ability to grow is unconstrained by any limitations of our data. The CIGNA Enterprise Data Strategy team is comprised of business and technical teams spanning Customer, Provider, Buyer and Intermediary Data Domains as well as foundational enterprise data teams. The Provider Data Domain team establishes provider data strategy through an Enterprise lens and ensures roadmap delivery for all enterprise provider data domain initiatives.

The Data Product Owner - Provider Data Domain is a business-facing role that requires a candidate with a strong data management background who understands data, how to ingest data, proper use/consumption, data quality, and stewardship. In this highly visible role you will partner with the Provider Data Product Manager to understand their challenges and guide the Agile work stream to establish products and deliverables in support of the domain. The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience with data management, data governance and data quality.


  • Partner with Enterprise Data Strategy (EDS) Provider Data Domain Product Managers to decompose Program Epic work requirements and priorities into features

  • Full accountability for execution of assigned Features and associated products/deliverables

  • Take ownership of assigned features and lead the creation and prioritization of the team backlog

  • Engage with SCRUM Masters and team members on a regular basis to ensure assigned features are fully executed within the prescribed Program Increment

  • Lead prioritization of work for delivery team based on business value and engagement with stakeholders

  • Work with the EDS Agile Portfolio Operations team to monitor resource capabilities and arrange for coaching, training or resource adjustments

  • Responsible for user story management, including accurate story descriptions and acceptance criteria

  • Facilitate and guide the development of metrics, structure of studies, benchmark initiatives, and data collection methodologies in support of business requirements

  • Actively participate in program increment planning, roadmap activities, and program prioritization and sequencing activities

  • Escalate risks to Provider Data Domain Solutions Train Engineer and Product Manager

  • Coordinate with Data Stewards & Data Quality Analysts on adherence of data standards & quality metrics


  • Previous work experience in healthcare is required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, IT or Data Analytics or equivalent work experience

  • 6+ years’ experience in a product owner role

  • Experience with Cost Transparency, Interoperability and/or FHIR standards preferred

  • 3+ years’ experience with data management, data governance and/or data quality in a data management organization preferably within the healthcare industry

  • Excellent ability to develop and build teams by assessing quality talent and motivating/inspiring others

  • Sound understanding of Agile Methodology and other project management methodologies

  • Previous experience with Agile Central or comparable agile management tools

  • SAFe Agile Certification preferred

  • Demonstrated core project management skills including project planning, scope management, issue and risk management, resource planning, financial management, etc.

  • Experience working in an organization going through an agile transformation and ability to adapt when working with teams that are not agile where required highly desired

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. We offer an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation.

When you work with Cigna, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives while working together to make the world a healthier place. What difference will you make? To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Instagram.

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.

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