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Technology Lead, Digital Applications

Primary Location: Chicago, Illinois
Additional Locations: IL-Chicago
Located in downtown Chicago, bswift offers software and services that streamline benefits, HR and payroll administration for employers and public and private exchanges nationwide. bswifts state-of-the-art cloud-based technology and outsourcing solutions significantly reduce administrative costs and time-consuming paperwork, making life easier for administrators and millions of consumers who enroll in benefits with bswift.

Fundamental Components:

The Technology Lead, Digital Applications responsibilities include:

·Manage significant product initiatives. Strong project management skills, strong technical knowledge of products and systems.

·Demonstrated ability to select, develop and allocate work for a team of staff members.

·Cultivates relationships with internal and external constituencies such as prospective, new and existing plan sponsors, members, providers, legislators and regulators, brokers, consultants, industry groups and leaders, and internal resources.

·Leverages in-depth knowledge and understanding of products across functions and market segments in directing the development and implementation of new product initiatives, including product enhancements

·Directs, evaluates and provides requirements/specifications for use of appropriate business processes and systems to support product initiatives

·Seek and maintain comprehensive understanding of internal and external environmental influences and competitive pressures to develop and enhance product portfolio

·Consult / drive effective product offerings to customers to meet organizational goals

·Understand and track key financial performance indicators to insure effective product portfolio performance.

·Establish and manage large (or significant) cross-functional development and implementation work groups.

·Anticipate resource needs, set priorities, establish accountabilities, define roles/responsibilities and manage relationships to secure necessary resources not under direct control.

·Directs the development of training materials for internal audiences related to new product roll-out. May support sales teams as subject matter expert..

·Interprets legislative, competitive and industry issues to recommend new products or product enhancements.

·Selects and builds strong teams through formal training, diverse assignments, coaching, mentoring and other development techniques.

·Accountable to hire, develop and terminate staff.

·Assesses developmental needs and collaborates with others to identify and implement action plans that support the development of high performing teams

·Conducts performance and compensation reviews and implements staff development programs to encourage high performance

·Articulates performance expectations and team objectives while collecting and interpreting balanced measures to evaluate team performance

Background Experience:

6+ years of related industry experience. BA/BS or equivalent experience

Additional Job Information:
In-depth understanding of the regulatory environment.Experience leading cross functional project management initiatives.Advanced communication/presentation skills.

Percent of Travel Required:
10 - 25%

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

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this 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

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