Aetna Sr. SAS Programmer | Informatics (REMOTE) - 49031BR in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 49031BR

POSITION SUMMARYSenior SAS Programmer / Informatics Consultant /Lead position will be responsible for reporting and coding in SAS. This candidate will need to be comfortable speaking with external constituents, and explaining complex data to diverse audiences. This is a full-time work at home opportunity for the right candidate.

Fundamental Components:

Under direct supervision, conducts analyses of complex and varied healthcare data to assist in the assessment of health and economic outcomes. Responsibilities include:Performing plan sponsor and consultant reporting, interacts with external constituents.Performing research and custom analysis of complex health care claims, pharmacy and lab data and provides data summaries and reports.Independently performing analyses on integrated healthcare data to include listing, graphical summaries and formal statistical estimates.Performing all aspects of data analyses (i.e., data acquisition, data management, SAS programming and documentation) and identifies data issue and makes recommendations on research design and analysis.Assessing the quality of analysis data and performs cross-study analyses to identify and correct data issues and combine data from various sources. Developing and implementing advanced analytic and data-mining methods.* Building statistical models using multiple data sets to predict the likelihood of events or outcomes.* Evaluating, writing and presenting reports and makes recommendations based on project findings.* Illustrating complex information in a clear and concise manner.Creatively translating information using business knowledge.Interpreting, analyzing and presenting key findings to key internal and external customers.*May mentor and provide guidance or expertise to team members to develop a talented and energetic team.


  • 3+ years of SAS Programming experience in a Unix/Linux environment. PC SAS is required.

  • Must be comfortable working in a fast paced environment managingmultiple projects

  • Strong problem solving, analytical, and project management skills

  • Demonstrated extensive and diverse knowledge of health care data,metrics, systems and standards

  • Must be able to create, maintain and manipulate extensive,complicated data sets.

  • Must be independent in all aspects of programming.


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


  • Project Management/TimeManagement/1-3 Years

  • InformationManagement/Informatics/4-6 Years

    • Information Management/Medical economics/1-3Years
  • Management/Management - Health CareDelivery/1-3Years


    Technical - Reporting Tools/SAS/3-5 Years/Power User

    Technical - Aetna Applications/Aetna Strategic Data Warehouse/1-3Years/Power User

    Technical - Aetna Applications/ATV Reporting/1-3Years/Power User


    Benefits Management/Promoting Health Information Technology/FOUNDATION

    Technology/Leveraging Technology/FOUNDATION

    Technology/Promoting Emerging Technology/FOUNDATION


    Benefits Management/Maximizing Healthcare Quality/FOUNDATION

    Leadership/Fostering a Global Perspective/FOUNDATION

    Telework Specifications:

    Full time Remote (WAH). Considered for any US location. Training period in the office may berequired. Candidate must be a SAS Programmer, who is comfortable speaking withexternal constituents, and explaining complex data to diverse audiences.


    This candidate will interact with a highlyskilled, motivated team who works closely together to achieve a common goal.

    Aetna is about more than just doing a job. Thisis our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. Weare developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability ofhealthcare. What we do will benefitgenerations to come.

    We care about each other, our customers and ourcommunities. We are inspired to make adifference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

    Together we will empower people to livehealthier lives.

    Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmativeaction employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration foremployment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We takeaffirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color,veterans and individuals with disabilities.

    We are a company built on excellence. We have aculture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace whereyour voice can be heard.

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

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Job Function: Health Care