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Application Development Manager - 66490BR

Primary Location: Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
Additional Locations: PA-Blue Bell

Note: Telework option maybe offered for this position

Directs, manages, plans and administers the operational and administrative activities a systems analysis/programming section

Fundamental Components:
  • Manage the IT support team for Annual NCQA Reporting
  • Responsible for maintenance and execution of the Annual NCQA Reporting schedule
  • Responsible for updates, maintenance, testing, execution of annual NCQA measure specification changes
  • Responsible for the successful execution and submission to Auditors and NCQA per the Annual NCQA Reporting schedule
  • Maintains metadata and functions in support of measures
  • Maintenance of internal software to maintain metadata and house medical record data and generate HEDIS samples.
  • Responsible for the technical aspects of the system development and implementation process for the maintenance and execution for the Annual NCQA Reporting schedule. Specific components include analysis, design, development, testing, and ongoing support for application systems.
  • Selects and builds strong functional teams through formal training, diverse assignments, coaching, mentoring, and other development techniques.
  • Manages and is responsible for development of IT project cost estimates, and assessment of potential risks. Directs and implements strategic direction and policy within area.
  • Promotes and directs the reuse of assets across the organization.
  • Participate and communicate hire, fire, compensation, and performance decisions.
  • Organizes and controls the activities of the team. Management of team resources and directs their activities.
  • Reviews, evaluates and prepares periodic performance reports of own staff. Prepares and communicates progress on team activity. Identifies key resource conflicts and negotiate resolution across projects.
  • Ensures technical design of project and baseline work is in accordance with Enterprise Architecture direction. Utilizes reuse and component build where applicable.
  • Manages the selection, evaluation, contracting, and integration of externally available application software to deliver business system solutions.
  • Enforces the utilization of accepted methodology & tools in a disciplined manner. Responsible for ensuring the vendor teams are adhering to Aetna and individual application standards.

Background Experience:
  • 6+ years’ experience in application program development, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Affiliated with a technical or professional organization or user group
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Technical Skillset:
  • Programming experience using SAS, Access, Python, Tableau
  • Hands on experience querying and analyzing data
Additional Desired Skillset/Experience:
  • Experience with HEDIS Reporting and Measures development
  • Clinical experience
  • Experience working with Auditors
  • Hadoop environment experience
  • Big Data Development

Additional Job Information:
Ability to work effectively with clients and IT management and staff.Management skills.Strong judgment.Analytical ability.Excellent communication skills.Extensive knowledge of the system development life cycle, the client area's functions and systems, and application program development alternatives.

Required Skills:
General Business - Turning Data into Information, Leadership - Collaborating for Results, Technology - Leveraging Technology

Desired Skills:
Benefits Management - Understanding Clinical Impacts

Functional Skills:
Clinical / Medical - Management: < 25 employees, Information Management - Business information analysis

Technology Experience:
Aetna Application - HEDIS

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.

Candidate Privacy Information:
Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

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