Aetna Programmer, Medical Economics Senior Consultant in Walnut Creek, California

Req ID: 47853BR

We are seeking an experienced candidate to join our Medical Economics Tools and Reporting team. This national team focuses on creating business developed applications and reporting to help all markets understand and manage medical costs. The successful candidate will have experience working with healthcare data and automating manual activities. This is a highly visible position and an opportunity to work on a talented team while directly influencing Aetna's success. Medical Economics Senior Consultant will be responsible for working closely with end users and senior management to design and develop tools and analysis using the latest technology. Candidate will be involved in all phases of development. The ideal candidate will have 2-4 years of experience developing business applications, specifically 1-2 of experience in .Net or SQL Server or VBA.

Fundamental Components:Candidate will be responsible for: · Working with big data, housed in various data stores· Designing and developing end user applications.· Automating existing processes· Creating easy to use front-end interfaces and efficient back-end data stores· Managing multiple projects simultaneously· Collaboratively work with other team members. BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE · 1-4 years of experience developing business applications· Demonstrated ability in manipulating large datasets· Demonstrated proficiency using SQL · Advanced knowledge of MS Office automation (VBA, Excel Macros, etc.)· Demonstrated experience with writing and tuning queries (SQL)· SAS, .Net experience a plus· Healthcare industry experience is preferred· Ability to manage conflicting priorities and multiple projects concurrently.· Strong analytical ability and familiarity with advanced financial and healthcare concepts.· Ability to manage conflicting priorities and multiple projects concurrently REQUIRED SKILLS: · Technology/Leveraging Technology/MASTERY· Ability to manipulate large/complex dataset using SQL· Experience with importing data, transforming, cleaning, merging and editing data· Ability to work closely with all levels of staff· Excellent written and verbal communications skills· Ability to work independently with minimal supervision EDUCATION: · The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES: · Functional - Information Technology/Application development/1-4 Years· Functional - Information Management/Database Structures/1-4 Years· Functional - Information Management/Database Design (Physical)/ 1-4 Years · Functional - Information Management/Query and Database Access Tools/2-4 Years · Functional - Information Management/Data Warehousing/2-4 Years TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES:· Technical - Development Languages/SQL/1-4 Years/· Technical - Development Tools/Microsoft Visual Studio/1-3 Years/· Technical - Database/SQL Server/1-3 Years/ DESIRED SKILLS:· Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED #LI-EG1

Job Function: Health Care