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Senior VBA Application Developer

Primary Location: Farnborough, HANTS
Additional Locations: HANTS-Farnborough
In the role of Senior (VBA) Application Developer you’ll direct, manage, plan and administer operational and administrative activities.

Your day to day:
  • Independently designs and/or codes and may lead others in the development of cost effective application and program solutions.
  • Leads or acts as chief technical contributor to translation of business requirements to technical specifications.
  • Leads or acts as a technical contributor in the design of new applications or enhancements including integration of purchased solutions.
  • Independently performs and assists other team members in providing ongoing system maintenance, research, problem resolution and on-call support tasks for existing systems.
  • Is fully familiar and compliant with the efficient utilization of the prescribed methodologies and ensures compliance for the work of all aligned resources.
  • Oversees or performs unit testing.
  • May perform or assist with integration and system testing, according to detailed test plans to ensure high-quality systems.
  • May assist business partners with User Acceptance Testing.
  • With limited direction, supports the implementation of systems into production, including integration of purchased solutions.
  • Responsible for Code Asset Management for an application or set of applications.
  • Supports and promotes the reuse of assets across the organization.
  • May lead or act as a subject matter expert for projects and/or service requests impacting an application or set of applications.
  • Serves as team leader to direct technical activities, while also providing support for small and large highly complex projects that require increased skill across multiple technical environments and disciplines, that have system wide impact and that integrate across the organization.
  • Receives some supervision and direction as regards prioritization of work but is competent to work independently and to offer direction and oversight to assigned team.

Background/Experience desired:
  • Expertise in one or more programming language, development tools, and/or databases and the systems development life cycle, applicable to development organization.
  • 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.
  • Experience with application development support software packages.
  • Affiliated with a technical or professional organization or user group
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

About Us
Naturally, as part of a global Fortune 5 employer, we offer a competitive base salary, great benefits (pension, life assurance, 25 days paid holiday per year and private medical insurance (which includes active lifestyle benefits like discounted gym membership, flights and hotels, Amazon Prime, Apple watch, free Starbucks, cinema tickets and lots more).
As we’re based on the Farnborough Business Park, you might choose to spend your lunch break at a military fitness or yoga class, enjoying one of the various beauty and relaxation treatments regularly on offer (discounted fees apply) or playing table tennis in our Atrium.

We offer a free shuttle bus from Farnborough Main and North stations and into Farnborough town centre at lunchtime.

We are an ACCA approved employer (professional development) and actively promote internal career progression and development opportunities.
Aetna International, is one of the world's largest and most prominent healthcare providers, with more than 800,000 members worldwide.
Aetna offer industry-leading information, tools and resources to help people achieve their best possible health and as part CVS Health, we are a Fortune 5 company, making us the third largest health care benefits company in the United States with c295,000 employees worldwide.

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

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