Aetna System Monitoring Developer in Downers Grove, Illinois

Req ID: 42575BR

POSITION SUMMARY

The candidate engineer will have opportunities to solve problems and optimize processes through automation. This position offers the opportunity to improve the speed, efficiency, and usability of IT services. Requires a high level of expertise in IT infrastructure with broad background in system management disciplines. Recommends, installs, implements, and supports complex, large scale and midrange technologies (hardware/software) that enable Aetnas computing environments to meet service level agreements and be responsive to changing business requirements.

Fundamental Components:

  • Have a strong desire to learn new technologies/skills.

  • Effective communicator and collaborator, capable of working independently and in small groups of software developers/engineers.

  • Assist with formulation and definition of solution scope and objectives while working with a team of software Developers, Analysts and Engineers on functional requirements and specifications.

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

  • Implementation of systems into production and maintain them.

  • Researches emerging technologies to determine impact on existing services and identify improvement opportunities.

    BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

  • Expertise in one or more programming languages, development tools, databases and the System Development Life Cycle.

  • 2+ years experience in systems analysis and application program development, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and/or the equivalent work experience in infrastructure technology disciplines.

    EDUCATION

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

    ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

    Have the following competencies or similar expertise with a strong desire and ability to learn new technologies and develop effective solutions.

    -Linux RHEL 6+ or 7+ system administration.

    -Supporting Java based applications.

    -Understanding of Windows WMI.

    -ServiceNow or the willingness to learn the platform and work within its operational environment.

    -IBM Tivoli Monitoring products.

    -Public/Private key authentication is a plus.

    -Python scripting is a plus.

    -Java programing is a plus.

    -Understanding of TCP/IP is a plus.

    -Base Operating System Management: (e.g., Linux, AIX, Windows)

    -Network Management (including IP addressing, Firewalls, routers and switches)

    -Systems Management (including monitoring, event processing, inventory)

  • Mainframe Subsystem Management a plus: (e.g., UDB, CICS, Websphere, MQ Series, others)

    -Agile experience is a plus.

    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.

    Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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Job Function: Information Technology