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Cigna Information Protection Lead Analyst - Controls Assurance in St. Louis, Missouri

Position Summary

The Controls Assurance team works improve IT controls through continuous monitoring and proactively identifying control gaps. The Information Protection Lead Analyst will work with teams to help monitor and assess controls to ensure they are operating effectively. The successful candidate will have the knowledge and skill set to employ similar techniques used by IT auditors. This position will report findings to management and recommend necessary corrective action and process improvements.

About Cigna

Cigna is a global health service company dedicated to helping the people we serve improve their health, well-being, and peace of mind. But we don’t just care about your well –being, we care about your career health too. That’s why when you work with us, you can count on a different kind of career – you’ll make a difference, learn a ton and share in changing the way people think about healthcare.


  • Execute key functions of the Controls Assurance Program.

  • Deliver against Program deadlines and stories.

  • Meet frequently with enterprise control owners to educate teams on required control activities and external audit requirements.

  • Collaborate with technical teams to interpret external regulatory requirements and design internal controls.

  • Assist internal IT and Business control owners to create, document, and verify controls.

  • Identify and communicate internal and external audit risk through the collection and analysis of internal control evidence.

  • Measure and report health of key technical controls.

  • Special projects as assigned.


  • High School diploma required; Bachelors and/or Masters degree preferred

  • Internal Audit or Public accounting or IT security experience preferred.

  • Complete understand of IT general controls best practices

  • Knowledge of IT audit standards, policies and procedures.

  • CISA or CISSP preferred.

  • Understanding of Agile software development methodology, computer networking and IT security.

  • Proven ability to work with large data sets

  • Experience with PowerShell, VBA, SQL, R or Python preferred.

  • Experience with designing automation processes preferred

  • Data analytics experience preferred

  • MS Office skills required.

  • Strong technical and analytical skills.

  • Experience working with cross functional departments to research and resolve issues using innovative solutions.

  • Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines and manage a heavy workload.

  • Ability to handle sensitive or confidential information is critical.

  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with Cigna Management.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with presentation skills.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to accommodate project deadlines.

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.

If you require an accommodation based on your physical or mental disability please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.