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Senior Director, Application Development (Sales Data & Analytics)

Primary Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford
Directs, manages, plans and administers the operational and administrative activities of Sales Data/ Reporting team. Leads 3 sub-teams - Data management (DB2/ SAS, SQL Server/ SSIS), Reporting (BOU/ Tableau), Business Analysis/ requirements and leads the Full Time employees/ Vendor teams. The position is responsible for building Data Management, Reporting and Analytical capabilities to support sales strategy and decision making across all the segments and business units. This involves extracting, collecting, analyzing & interpreting sales data from many sources to address business questions regarding sales pipeline/ prospects, close ratio, New and in-force sales, incentive calculations (Producer/ broker). These activities require advanced technical, analytic and consultative skills, and a deep understanding of the database/ programming languages.
​Note: This role requires strong technical skills and a start-up mindset.

Fundamental Components:
  1. Leads teams that provide systems design, development and maintenance across multiple platforms, technologies and tools
  2. Architects/ Drives the disruptive development to build Sales Data/ reporting platform from ground zero.
  3. Develops plans for technical solutions to meet the business needs of the corporation, through business areas, groups or divisions and implements those solutions with timely and cost justified products
  4. Makes decisions that have a major impact on the Organization and the Company
  5. Provides overall direction and guidance to the technical team. Reviews and evaluates work of subordinate staff and prepares performance reports
  6. Prepares and communicates activity and progress reports across systems within span of control
  7. Develops and monitors long range information technology plans and policies consistent with the strategic objectives and plans of the business units and the enterprise technology strategy
  8. Manages the selection, evaluation, contracting, and integration of externally available application software to deliver business system solutions
  9. Selects and builds strong functional teams through formal training, diverse assignments, coaching, mentoring, and other development techniques
  10. Determines and communicates hire, fire, compensation, and performance decisions
  11. Enforces the utilization of accepted methodology & tools in a disciplined manner
  12. Proactively builds & maintains external & internal key relationships

Background Experience:
10+ years work experience in systems analysis and application program development with heavy hands-on experience on Data/ Reporting/ programming/ web technologies - Strong Data/ Analytical/ Programming background - Managerial and project management experience - Executive presentation skills

Additional Job Information:
Ability to work effectively with clients and IT management and staff. Management skills. Strong judgment. Analytical ability. Excellent communication skills. Extensive knowledge of the system development life cycle, the client area's functions and systems, and application program development alternatives.

Required Skills:
General Business - Turning Data into Information, Leadership - Anticipating and Innovating, Leadership - Collaborating for Results, Leadership - Creating Accountability

Desired Skills:
Leadership - Developing and Executing Strategy, Leadership - Driving Change, Leadership - Engaging and Developing People, Sales - Creating Innovative Products

Functional Skills:
Information Management - Business information analysis, Information Management - Informatics, Information Technology - Application development, Information Technology - Data / info management & architecture

Technology Experience:
Database - SQL Server, Development Language - SQL

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

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

Benefit Eligibility:
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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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