Aetna Manager, Application Development - Data Engineering in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 42717BR

Manager, Application Development - Data Engineering

Position Summary:

Directs, manages, plans and administers the operational and administrative activities a systems analysis/programming section.

Fundamental Components:

Manages a staff responsible for the technical aspects of the system development and implementation process. Specific components include analysis, design, development, testing, and ongoing support for application systems.

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, and assessment of potential risks.

Directs and implements strategic direction and policy within area.

Promotes and directs the reuse of assets across the organization.

Participate and communicate hire, fire, compensation, and performance decisions.

Organizes and controls the activities of the team. Management of team resources and directs their activities.

Reviews, evaluates and prepares periodic performance reports of own staff.

Prepares and communicates progress on team activity.

Identifies key resource conflicts and negotiate resolution across projects.

Ensures technical design of project and baseline work is in accordance with Enterprise Architecture direction.

Utilizes reuse and component build where applicable.

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

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

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


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


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

Additional Job Information:

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