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Manager of Software Engineering (1st Line Manager) ~66205BR

Primary Location: Burlington, Massachusetts
Additional Locations: MA-Burlington
Aetnas’ mandate is to transform health and wellness via products that enable consumer engagement and best-in-class experience. This team is responsible for Aetna’s digital transformation and all digital products; as well as the development and execution of the digital roadmap. A key part of the responsibility is to build an integrated platform that enables the delivery of products to drive engagement and revolutionize health and wellness. We want you to be apart of the team that will build this next generation platform.

Leveraging your expertise in Big Data, IoT, Native Cloud, Application Development, Machine Learning and Deep Learning, you will join a product team that is building disruptive cloud platform that will transform the healthcare industry and improve the lives of hundreds of millions of people. Aetna Digital is a highly energetic, highly collaborative team that operates as a startup within the Aetna Enterprise. We want you to bring your talent and expertise to drive the change the is desperately needed within the healthcare industry.

Come Join Aetna Digital!

Fundamental Components:
Aetna Digital in Burlington, MA is looking for aManager of Software Engineering (1st Line Manager) with full stack web application development experience. This role will be responsible for managing local & remote (US based only) teams. You will have an opportunity to provide both leadership and technical expertise to drive the delivery of high quality software products. As a software leader you will use your skills to support, manage and mentor development professionals with deep technical backgrounds and experience building awesome user focused solutions. Your solid leadership experience and success is critical to support developers who will drive forward innovation and help deliver cutting edge application solutions.

Fundamental Components:
  • Lead with vision and strategy to build successful and energizing software engineering teams. Motivate and mentor developers to innovate and drive change
  • Lead software development direction, process, implementation, and resources efforts to meet the business priorities and goals
  • Lead multiple scrum teams consisting of Web Client and Server developers
  • Resolves technical and operational and team problems
  • Responsible for performance reviews and working with the team members on their goal setting expectations, development plans and priorities
  • Drive and support the organization initiatives including Agile, automated testing, continuous integration, continuous delivery and documentation
  • Partner effectively with distributed cross functional and cross organization teams
  • Work with architects, quality and product managers, user experience designer, release train engineer to deliver functionality on time and with quality
  • Ability to understand big picture, while implementing at the detail level
  • Work with product to understand the feature requirements to support and guide the technical team
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and deal with multiple priorities
  • Bring energy and excitement to the team
  • Promote proper implementation of SAFe process techniques
  • Excellent verbal and written communications

Background Experience:
5+ years of technical lead and or managing software development teams, with emphasis and technical management
Ability to drive team-wide consensus toward adoption of new design and direction
10+ years of experience with web & mobile application development including server side APIs
The Technology Stack consists of : (React, Redux, Nodejs, Java, API services, iOS, android.)
Experience in SaaS/ Public Cloud (ideally AWS , or Azure/Google, Open Stack, etc.)
Ability to understand complex distributed system/application concepts to drive the adoption of new technology and trends
Ability to drive the adoption of new technology and trends.
Ability to drive team-wide consensus toward adoption of new design and direction.

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

Additional Job Information:
  • Dollar-for-dollar match up-to 5% of your 401(k) contributions!
  • Health care (HSA/FSA), dental, vision benefits, PTO
  • Gym / Showers
  • A top of the line MacBook Pro
  • Sit/stand desk
  • Free Parking (Burlington, MA office)
  • Aetna-sponsored refreshments, Friday lunches, etc.
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Reimbursement also available for additional Certification, Training & Conferences

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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