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Senior Application Developer - 65505BR

Primary Location: Alpharetta, Georgia
Additional Locations: GA-Alpharetta
Under general direction, the Sr. Application Developer will formulate and define system scope and objectives. Devise or modify procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time and form of desired results. Prepare detailed technical specifications from which programs will be written. Design, codes, tests, debugs, and document those programs. Competent to work at the highest technical level of all phases of applications systems analysis and programming activities. Regularly provides guidance and training to less-experienced programmer/analysts.

Fundamental Components:
  • The Senior Application Developer will be responsible for Level-2 and Level-3 support of the Population health Management IT systems which are used in providing personalized insights & resources to our members to achieve their best health.
  • The developer will support the applications through incident management and problem management processes to ensure the optimum reliability and availability of the systems.
  • The developer will be responsible for analyzing and solving the issues and delivering results to the stakeholders in the platform.
  • Independently designs and/or codes and may lead others in the development of cost effective application and program solutions.
  • Leads or acts as chief technical contributor to translation of business requirements to technical specifications. Leads or acts as a technical contributor in the design of new applications or enhancements including integration of purchased solutions. Independently performs and assists other team members in providing ongoing system maintenance, research, problem resolution and on-call support tasks for existing systems.
  • Is fully familiar and compliant with the efficient utilization of the prescribed methodologies and ensures compliance for the work of all aligned resources.
  • Oversees or performs unit testing. May perform or assist with integration and system testing, according to detailed test plans to ensure high-quality systems.
  • May assist business partners with User Acceptance Testing. With limited direction, supports the implementation of systems into production, including integration of purchased solutions.
  • Responsible for Code Asset Management for an application or set of applications. Supports and promotes the reuse of assets across the organization. May lead or act as a subject matter expert for projects and/or service requests impacting an application or set of applications.
  • Serves as team leader to direct technical activities, while also providing support for small and large highly complex projects that require increased skill across multiple technical environments and disciplines, that have system wide impact and that integrate across the organization.
  • Receives some supervision and direction as regards prioritization of work but is competent to work independently and to offer direction and oversight to assigned team.

Background Experience:
  • 4+ years’ work experience that reflects a proven track record or proficiency in the competencies noted below
  • Experience in application development, debugging and support or equivalent work experience and associated knowledge. Technical skill set required – Java J2EE, Linux, Oracle DB, PL/SQL, JBOSS.
  • Exposure to application support processes and problem management is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of development tools such as Eclipse (or similar IDE), source control tools such as Github, ServiceNow, CA Agile Central, SPLUNK, SOAPUI. Affiliated with a technical or professional organization or user group
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Ability to communicate technical concepts in plain language Knowledge of structured IT application development lifecycles and methodologies
Ability to recognize complex problems vs. objectives and apply creativity to analyze situations, develop solutions, and procedures.

Additional Job Information:
Ability to adapt to changing priorities.May act as Team Leader. May be involved in providing assistance and training to lower level Programmer/Analysts.Receives general supervision, and is competent to work at the highest level of all technical phases of systems analysis and application program development while working on own most of the time.Ability to work effectively with business areas, IT infrastructure teams, and IT management and staff.Broad knowledge of the client area's functions and systems, and systems and application program development technologies alternatives.Excellent communication skills.

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

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