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Cigna Data Steward in Newton, Massachusetts

The Enterprise Data Strategy team within Global Data & Analytics (GD&A) is built to help Cigna drive the 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, Client (Buyer) and Intermediary (Producer) Data Domains as well as foundational enterprise data teams. The Client (Buyer) and Intermediary (Producer) Data Domains team establishes client and producer data strategies through an Enterprise lens and ensures roadmap delivery for all enterprise client and producer data domain initiatives.

The Enterprise Data Governance (Data Stewardship) Advisor – Client & Producer Data Domains requires a candidate with a strong data governance background who understands data – proper use/consumption, quality, policies, and stewardship. In this highly visible role you will partner with business and technical subject matter experts to ensure standardization of operational information and execution of enterprise-wide data governance policies and procedures are defined and implemented for each data domain.


  • Lead a cross-organizational team of subject matter experts to evolve Enterprise Data Standards and Policies, including:

  • Business Terms

  • Business Definitions

  • Enterprise Standard Code Sets (ESCS)

  • Critical Data Elements (CDE)

  • Business Rules

  • Business Policies

  • Partner with Data Architects and business SMEs to create and maintain a Business Data Model (BDM) for each data domain that is aligned across the enterprise and manage Cigna's data glossary for assigned domains

  • Lead management, maintenance and governance of assigned data domain standards

  • Work collaboratively with business and IT partners across business units to implement data standards

  • Lead creation and approval processes of enterprise data standards and policies

  • Provide consultative services to agile delivery teams and ensure data governance best practices

  • Participate in data governance/stewardship communities of practice and represent Cigna as a member of industry workgroups


  • 3+ years’ experience as a Data Governance/Stewardship professional is required

  • 2+ years’ experience with data analysis, data quality, business data modeling, and reporting

  • Knowledge and experience with healthcare terminology, concepts and business processes and systems, particularly those within Client and Producer data domains, is preferred

  • Familiarity with healthcare industry standards and regulations is preferred

  • Experience with SAS, SQL and Advanced Microsoft Excel skill is preferred

  • Experience working in Agile project management (SAFe experience a plus)

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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