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Aetna, a CVS Health Company, is a company with a world-class IT team and we will be counting on you to carry on our success as the preferred provider of infrastructure services for our business partners.

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Senior Software Engineer

Primary Location: Burlington, Massachusetts
Additional Locations: MA-Burlington
Title: Senior Software Engineer

Fundamental Components:
Apply software development experience and technical background to deliver cutting edge application solutions and build user solutions. Responsible for creating modern development frameworks for all layers of development. Perform high-level Agile including T-Shirt sizing and bottoms up story estimation. As a part of the T-Shirt sizing process, assign small, medium or large labels for each software engineering initiative to indicate its complexity. Responsible for ensuring that the digital team is up to date on advances in technology and is working with best of breed technologies including Cloud, high throughput event processing, and data analytics. Write coding including test and product to deliver project timeliness, quality and requirements in various selected technical languages. Work with Test Driven Development and build in test from the start languages. Conduct Unit, System, and Integration testing. Responsible for fixing found issues and promoting proper implementation of SAFe process techniques. Work daily with the following tools/technologies: React, Redux, node.js, JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, Responsive Web Design, RESTful API’s, CI/CD, and SAFe Software Development methodologies.

Background Experience:

Master’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems


Minimum 2 years of software engineering experience. Must have experience building, testing and deploying code to run on cloud infrastructure with Amazon Web Services; API development experience using Spring, micro-services, RESTful Webservices and UI; and designing, implementing and supporting enterprise scale applications. Must also have experience with the following tools/technologies: SQL/PLSQL; Agile and Scrum; Java; J2EE; Hibernate; Groovy; Grails; iOS; Xcode; AWS; React; Redux; node.js; JavaScript; CSS; HTML5; Responsive Web Design; React Router; Redux Sagas; GWT; Karma; Jasmine; Chai; Mocha; ES6; Bootstrap; Webpack; Web Analytics; and Jenkins.

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

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

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