Aetna Dir, Application Devel./Healthcare QM in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 42719BR


The Director, will be responsible for oversight and leadership of the HEDIS/NCQA reporting activities within Enterprise Engineering.

Directs, manages, plans and administers the operational and administrative activities of several systems analysis/programming sections.

Fundamental Components:

  • Specifically responsible for IT phases of the system development and implementation process including analysis, design, development, testing, and ongoing application support.

  • Directs the activities of several Systems Analysis/Programming sections organized into project teams.

  • Establishes and analyzes staffing requirements to meet project deliverables.

  • Responsible for implementing technical solutions consistent with long-range IT plans and installation standards.

  • Promotes and directs the reuse of assets across the organization.

  • Maintains relationships with vendors and professional organizations.

  • May manage the selection, evaluation, contracting, and integration of externally available application software to deliver business system solutions.

  • Selects and builds strong functional teams through formal training, diverse assignments, coaching, mentoring, and other development techniques.

  • Manages and is responsible for development of IT project cost estimates, benefits, and assessment of potential risks.

  • Manages budgets, plans and expenses; may have cost center responsibilities.

  • Directs and implements strategic direction and policies consistent with the strategic objectives and plans of the business units and the enterprise technology strategy.

  • Determines and communicates hire, fire, compensation, and performance decisions.

  • Enforces the utilization of accepted methodology & tools in a disciplined manner.


  • 8+ years managing and directing systems development or systems maintenance project teams, or a combination in education and work experience.

  • Able to manage Project Team up to 20 resources.

  • Able to manage in a metrics driven environment.

  • 8+ years work experience in systems analysis and full life cycle application program development.

  • Knowledge of Big Data ( Hadoop, Hive, etc)

  • HEDIS / NCQA experience preferred.


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


  • Office based position in Hartford, CT

    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