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Aetna IT is committed to keeping our members at the heart of everything we do. Our top-talent workforce delivers leading-edge technology, drives innovation, turns vision into action and challenges the art of the possible. We provide best-in-class services to our members by delivering groundbreaking healthcare tools, enabling consumer-friendly interactions and protecting data security. Your mission will be to deliver innovating technology solutions including: Hybrid cloud infrastructure, artificial intelligence/machine learning capabilities and infrastructure as code.

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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Sr. Software Development Engineer / Back-End

Primary Location: Denver, Colorado
Additional Locations: CO-Denver
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Description:

What We Do

Aetna Digital seeks to change the way individuals manage their healthcare by focusing on the features that matter to our customers, building software in a modern, lean way, and deploying continuously into the cloud. As the team building out provider search APIs, we seek help our members effectively find the care they need.

What You'll Do

Our server teams are focused on building out a provider search API that is used by multiple applications serving millions of our members. As the number of members using our services increase, we are looking to transition our provider search APIs to better support our members and downstream applications. Our teams will be working to refactor existing services to bring greater stability and scalability, build new services and incorporate new features.



Fundamental Components:

In any given day you will:

  • Contribute code and tests according to criteria established by our product team
  • Work with product to break down and plan sprint work to help us achieve our long-term goals
  • Write infrastructure-as-code template files (currently Cloudformation but moving to Terraform)
  • Monitor, troubleshoot and support our applications in production
  • Seek opportunities to improve the foundation of our code
  • Learn new skills in terms of software development, engineering practices and cloud engineering


Background Experience:

Qualifications

Required

  • Experience deploying and maintaining services in production serving millions of users
  • Experience developing and deploying micro-services
  • Experience translating large features into software designs
  • An open mind about different solutions and a willingness to discuss alternatives
  • 5+ years software development experience
  • 3+ years API development experience

Desired

  • Experience deploying and maintaining services on AWS, specifically ECS, ELB and RDS
  • Experience with our current stack (Ruby, Node, AWS, Docker)


Additional Job Information:
This position is office based in Denver, CO.

We have a creative and engaging team environment with my employee perks.


Potential Telework Position:
No

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

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 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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