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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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Technical Lead

Primary Location: Downers Grove, Illinois
Additional Locations: CO-Denver, CT-Hartford, IL-Downers Grove, PA-Blue Bell
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Description:
Under general direction,formulates and defines system scope and objectives. Devises or modifiesprocedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacityand limitations, operating time and form of desired results.
Independently designs and/orcodes and may lead others in the development of cost effective application andprogram solutions.



Leads or acts as chief technical contributor to translationof business requirements to technical specifications. Leads or acts as atechnical contributor in the design of new applications or enhancementsincluding integration of purchased solutions. Independently performs andassists other team members in providing ongoing system maintenance, research,problem resolution and on-call support tasks for existing systems. Is fullyfamiliar and compliant with the efficient utilization of the prescribedmethodologies and ensures compliance for the work of all aligned resources.Oversees or performs unit testing. May perform or assist with integration andsystem testing, according to detailed test plans to ensure high-qualitysystems. May assist business partners with User Acceptance Testing. Withlimited direction, supports the implementation of systems into production,including integration of purchased solutions. Responsible for Code AssetManagement for an application or set of applications. Supports and promotes thereuse of assets across the organization. May lead or act as a subject matterexpert for projects and/or service requests impacting an application or set ofapplications. Serves as team leader to direct technical activities, while alsoproviding support for small and large highly complex projects that requireincreased skill across multiple technical environments and disciplines, thathave system wide impact and that integrate across the organization. Receivessome supervision and direction as regards prioritization of work but iscompetent to work independently and to offer direction and oversight toassigned team.


Fundamental Components:
Experience with the use of the SAFE Agile Delivery model
Day to Day coordination with onshore and offshore teams for code
delivery and integration
Work with Business team for requirements analysis
Preparation of interface specifications document for Design
Guidance to teams for development
Reviews and quality gate for solution artefacts, code delivery
and testing process
Coordinates Production deployment for signed off code
Troubleshoot various issues related to code and configuration in
Production and non-Production environments.
Provide guidance and help to resolve any system related issues
Understanding and guiding team on new trends, initiatives, best
practices both from business and technical stand point.



Background Experience:
IBM Business Process Manager
IBM WebSphere Message Queue
IBM DB2 Database
Java / J2EE
IBM Rational Team Concert
IBM Operation Decision Manager (Preferred)
Mark Logic (Preferred)
IBM API connect (Preferred)

6+ years’ experience in
application program development, or an equivalent combination of education and
work experience.
Understand the business and functional
requirements that apply to the applications supporting a sub-domain or domain
as well as their relevant interfaces.
4-6+ years’ experience in systems analysis and
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.



Additional Job Information:
Ability to adapt to changing priorities.
May act as Team Leader. May be involved in providing assistance and training to lower level Programmer/Analysts.
Receives general supervision, and is competent to work at the highest level of all technical phases of systems analysis and application program development while working on own most of the time.
Ability to work effectively with business areas, IT infrastructure teams, and IT management and staff.
Broad knowledge of the client area's functions and systems, and systems and application program development technologies alternatives.
Excellent communication skills.


Potential Telework Position:
No

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.

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