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Director of Engineering

Cigna Healthcare
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
October 15, 2020


We are looking for a director of engineering to lead our engineering department and help us build great products. You’ll also manage our infrastructure and ensure all internal systems operate securely and effectively.

To be successful in this role, you should be confident managing our teams while, at the same time, setting goals, budgets and timelines for various projects. We also expect you to be in charge of our integrations with external partners and oversee all software development plans from ideation to execution.

Ultimately, you’ll make sure we use innovative technologies that maximize our productivity and help our company grow.


Oversee front-end and back-end development teams and their projects

Monitor reliability and performance of all internal systems to suggest improvements

Ensure compliance with security regulations

Manage software development projects by setting requirements, goals and timelines

Prepare and manage the engineering department’s budget

Design strategies for future development projects based on the company’s overall objectives and resources

Hire engineers and coordinate their training

Implement innovative technologies

Coordinate with external stakeholders for new integrations and tools

Review and update policies relevant to internal systems and equipment


Work experience as a director of engineering or in a similar senior-level position at an engineering department

Extensive experience with cloud technologies and modern human-computer interfaces

Hands-on experience in back-end and front-end development

Good understanding of agile methodologies

Leadership abilities with a strategic mind

Excellent project management skills

BSc/MSc in Engineering, Computer Science or relevant field