Aetna Senior BI Development Lead in New York, New York

Req ID: 55766BR


The Senior BI Development Lead, who can effectively manage our ongoing, cloud-based reporting BI platform development team. The team is geographically distributed and is composed of both FTEs from several Aetna departments and on-shore and off-shore consultants from a variety of firms.

Fundamental Components:

  • Architecture and development of a Business Intelligence platform using our OEM vended BI solution Birst to deliver visualization of Business Intelligence dashboards, reports and ad hoc report generation workflows

  • Provide leadership to the Birst/BI development team, including designing novel approaches to business requirements and technical challenges as we move forward

  • Become expert in the management and utilization of the Birst software suite

  • Supporting deployments and production debugging

  • Work closely with cross-functional team leads in the design, development of enhancements and new modules, reports and dashboards

  • Responsible for planning and directing the work of a group of individuals, monitoring their work, and taking corrective action when necessary either directly or through a layer of supervisors

  • Working with IT / Business solution managers in meeting Business Goals.


  • Extensive experience in software development of a BI platform, ideally using Birst, to deliver healthcare payor specific reporting and analysis solutions

  • Understanding of a wide variety of analytical processes (governance, measurement, etc.)

  • Experience working with healthcare data domain specific reporting and tools

  • Solid understanding of key BI trends; technical expertise on the current BI products in the Market and cutting-edge tool

  • Extensive experience in multidimensional data modeling, such as star schemas, snowflakes, denormalized models, handling slow-changing dimensions/attributes

  • Experience managing BI support and development projects end-to-end, using a variety of statistical methodologies to solve quantitative business issues and increase business adaptability

  • Experience in working with IT / Business solution managers in meeting business goals

  • Experience in integrating a BI platform with a container (UI) application as well as a large enterprise data warehouse running on Redshift, SQL DW or similar technology enablers

  • Foreseeing technical challenges from business goals ahead of time and solutioning novel approaches along with technical architects

  • Good knowledge of performance tuning and data modelling

  • Experience with the design and implementation of dashboards, pathways and reports specific to changing business needs using Birsts online cloud platform rendered through a UI layer

  • Experience in CI/CD process as well as the DevOps model

  • Responsible for planning and directing the work of a group of individuals, monitoring their work, and taking corrective action when necessary either directly or through a layer of supervisors

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in software development

  • Experience working with an Agile/SAFe development model

  • Commitment to teamwork


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


  • This is an office based position. The office locations are New York City, NY , Hartford, CT, Boston, MA or Chicago, IL.

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

Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.