Aetna Sr Application Developer " QA Lead" in Chicago, Illinois

Req ID: 42833BR

POSITION SUMMARY

The person hired for this role will be have primary responsibility for developing, implementing and managing the QA plan and process for a new, wide-ranging healthcare informatics platform. In concert with a multi-disciplinary team of software developers, data architects, UX designers and business SMEs, the QA Lead will ensure a thorough and comprehensive approach is developed and executed for a complex, multi-functional analytics software platform being developed both for the Aetna enterprise and as a “Next Generation solution in the marketplace. Healthcare analytics experience is highly desirable as is experience working with clinical and healthcare claims data, using an agile software development process. Knowledge/experience with Hadoop, Hive, Aginity, BigIntegrate, BI applications and project management tools highly desirable. This position has room for growth in the future.

Fundamental Components:

Independently designs and/or codes and may lead others in the development of cost effective application and program solutions.

Leads or acts as chief technical contributor to translation of business requirements to technical specifications.

Leads or acts as a technical contributor in the design of new applications or enhancements including integration of purchased solutions.

Independently performs and assists other team members in providing ongoing system maintenance, research, problem resolution and on-call support tasks for existing systems.

Is fully familiar and compliant with the efficient utilization of the prescribed methodologies and ensures compliance for the work of all aligned resources.

Oversees or performs unit testing. May perform or assist with integration and system testing, according to detailed test plans to ensure high-quality systems. May assist business partners with User Acceptance Testing.

With limited direction, supports the implementation of systems into production, including integration of purchased solutions.

Responsible for Code Asset Management for an application or set of applications. Supports and promotes the reuse of assets across the organization.

May lead or act as a subject matter expert for projects and/or service requests impacting an application or set of applications.

Serves as team leader to direct technical activities, while also providing support for small and large highly complex projects that require increased skill across multiple technical environments and disciplines, that have system wide impact and that integrate across the organization.

Receives some supervision and direction as regards prioritization of work but is competent to work independently and to offer direction and oversight to assigned team.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

6+ years experience in application program development, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Expertise in one or more programming language, development tools, and/or databases and the systems development life cycle, applicable to development organization.

4-6+ years experience in systems analysis and application program development

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

6+ years experience in application program development, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Expertise in one or more programming language, development tools, and/or databases and the systems development life cycle, applicable to development organization.

4-6+ years experience in systems analysis and application program development, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Experience with application development support software packages.

Understand the business and functional requirements that apply to the applications supporting a sub-domain or domain as well as their relevant interfaces.

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