Aetna Business Analyst in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 53610BR


Creates and executes specific deliverables and activities as part of a team assigned to a business-sponsored IT project. Key contributor to overall project success.

Fundamental Components:

Performs analysis and translates business needs to create high-quality Business Requirements, Functional Specifications and System Communication documentation within specified time frames to solve moderately complex problems (multiple interfaces with other systems within a business unit) considering all impacted components from an end-to-end perspective.

Ensures end-to-end traceability of requirements is complete.

Applies specific functional and/or business expertise to perform assigned tasks and develop specific project deliverables.

Conducts impact analysis of technology changes on business processes and existing technology and translating into easily understood system communications.

Competent to work with minimal supervision in a technical capacity on most phases of the business systems analysis.

Participates in collaborative system and data design sessions with the user community, technical architecture resources, and development resources with an end goal to produce systems communications that will be easily understood by business users.

Completes project activities on time and within budget, and proactively identifies and communicates issues that may jeopardize milestones or project budget to the Project Manager.

Adheres to appropriate project management methodology by utilizing internal procedures and tools and identifying areas for methodology improvement.

Develops Product Overviews, FAQs, Tool Glossaries, system training material, and system user documentation to support implementation activities.

Creates appropriate communication materials that are documented and distributed appropriately.

Guides and advises less-experienced Business Analysts.

Conducts interviews, fact-finding, and independent research to design creative, progressive IT solutions for business problems.


Must possess sound knowledge of structured IT application development lifecycles, methodologies inclusive of Use Case tools.

Ability to successfully interact with members, medical professionals and health plan and government representatives.

3+ years Business Analyst experience.


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


TechnicalExperience/TechnicalFocus/1-3 Years/System Support


General Business/Communicating for Impact/FOUNDATION

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/FOUNDATION

Technology/Creating Technology Partnerships/FOUNDATION


Candidate should be flexible to able to work in a dynamic environment where priorities can change quickly and meeting tight timeframes is required.

Also, as a technical writer, candidate should be able to adhere to different writing styles (i.e. communications vs. online help facility styles).

Knowledge of the ACAS system and processes desired.

Experience with Dreamweaver technology a plus.

Candidate should also be flexible in partnering with co-worker to cover system communications.

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