Aetna Sr App Software Del Advsr in Chicago, Illinois

Req ID: 42832BR

POSITION SUMMARY

The person hired for this role will provide high-level architecture and design for a significant, broadly functional healthcare information software application solution. They will work closely with the Senior Director leading this new program, collaborating with internal Aetna technical experts, subject matter experts from Aetna affiliates and consulting development resources. The ideal candidate will be highly articulate, organized, comfortable interfacing with a wide variety of customers verbally and in writing and comfortable interfacing with multiple groups for projects (customer, data governance, software engineers, etc.). Healthcare data and analytics experience is highly desirable as is experience working with software development in the clinical informatics domain, using an agile software development process. Knowledge/experience with Hadoop, Hive, Aginity and BI tools highly desirable. This position has significant potential for growth in the future

Fundamental Components:

Plans, designs and ensures the review of cost effective application program solutions.

Works closely with business, vendor and IT management to ensure solution delivery across complex business requirements and processes and recommends solutions across diverse development platforms, computing environments (e.g., host based, distributed systems, client server), software, hardware, technologies, tools, purchased solutions, etc.

Provides comprehensive consultation to business unit, vendor and IT management and staff at the highest technical level on all phases of the project development cycle.

Researches and evaluates Enterprise wide solutions, capabilities and knowledge and recommends the most efficient, cost effective and highest value solutions to meet business strategic direction.

Ensures analysis and system design in support of multi-business systems integration including affiliates.

Works closely with technology partners to coordinate and plan ongoing and scheduled system maintenance activities. May assist other team members in these activities.

Drives adherence of the efficient utilization of the prescribed tools in a disciplined manner, which may include execution of key technical reviews at project gates and/or milestones. Anticipates, analyzes, and reacts to the potential impact changes to technology and/or products may have on the business and the computing environment.

Oversees/Coordinates the integration/merging of code between vendor staff for Break/Fix and application staff for projects.

Oversees/Coordinates the completion of unit testing, integration and system testing, according to detailed test plans to ensure high-quality systems. Assists business partners with User Acceptance Testing.

Acts as expert technical resource to lead application staff in all phases of the development and implementation process. Coordinates closely with business and technical partners throughout enterprise and affiliates.

Responsible for setting the direction for Code Asset Management and ensures the reuse of assets across the organization.

Responsible, as a senior technical contributor, for strategic initiatives for the set of applications aligned with a sub-domain or domain.

Responsible for ensuring the vendor teams are adhering to Aetna and individual application standards.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

10+ years experience in project delivery, systems analysis and application program development.

Aware of emerging technologies and able to evaluate for appropriate use.

Experience with application development support software packages.

Experience in delegation of tasks and leading development projects

Diverse work experience in the software development field.

EDUCATION

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

Telework Specifications:

Hartford, Wellesley, NYC

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

Background/Experience Desired

10+ years experience in project delivery, systems analysis and application program development.

Aware of emerging technologies and able to evaluate for appropriate use.

Experience with application development support software packages.

Experience in delegation of tasks and leading development projects

Diverse work experience in the software development field. Helps develop and direct strategic changes to the applications that support a sub-domain or domain.

Knowledge of and experience with healthcare data and analytical methodologies strongly preferred.

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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Job Function: Information Technology