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Sr. Application Developer (Fullstack)

Primary Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford
The Senior Fullstack Developer has full technical knowledge of all phases of applications systems analysis and programming. Under general direction, has duties of instructing, directing, and checking the work of other systems analysis and programming personnel. Formulates and defines system scope and objectives for assigned projects. Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results. Responsible for program and system design, coding, testing, debugging, and documentation. Acts as expert in business applications and/or cross functional areas. Responsible for directing and monitoring the work of team members. May be responsible for project completion and user satisfaction. Provides focus on cross-application integration & solution design as needed to ensure release success.

*Note: Interested candidates must be legally eligible to work for any US employer & not require visa transfer or sponsorship now or in the future.

Fundamental Components:
  • Provide expert-level systems design, development, consultation and support for core member-facing application in Java/AngularJS, relational databases and distributed n-tier application platforms.
  • Serve as a technical guide in the evaluation and testing of the capabilities, characteristics and requirements of existing and emerging technologies.
  • Provide design and development support for new technologies/platforms that are recommended and adopted
  • Conduct design, code reviews and feasibility assessment for the implementations
  • Aid in assigning tasks to associates, direct the work for others and ensure successful delivery of the project
  • Work closely with Business Analysts, QA, Architecture, Product Management Team to ensure that the software that is being developed is aligned with published methodologies and standard methodologies.
  • Provide regular status updates to management, review progress and evaluate results
  • Participate in software estimation, planning and risk assessment process and establish technical vision
  • Identify and recommend changes in process/procedures and scope of delivery
  • Adhere to companies’ standard methodologies & adapt to new technologies
  • Experience working with customers, vendors, customer support and implementations representatives
  • Experience with the use of the SAFE Agile Delivery model
  • Day to Day coordination with onshore and offshore teams for code
    delivery and integration
  • Preparation of interface specifications document for Design
  • Provide technical leadership and mentoring/training to colleagues, users and staff.
  • Reviews and quality gate for solution artefacts, code delivery
    and testing process
  • Troubleshoot various issues related to code and configuration in Production and non-Production environments.
  • Understanding and guiding team on new trends, initiatives, best
    practices both from business and technical standpoint.

Background Experience:
  • 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.
  • Expertise in one or more programming language, development tools, and/or databases and the systems development life cycle, applicable to development organization
Technical Experience:

Java, Javascript, Html5, CSS/Bootstrap, SQL

IDE/Source Control/Platforms/Tools:
Rational Application Developer, GIT, Clearcase, DB2, MQ Series, Splunk

AngularJS, Spring/Spring MVC, REST

Additional Job Information:
Java, Javascript, Html5, CSS/Bootstrap, SQL

IDE/Source Control/Platforms/Tools:
Rational Application Developer, GIT, Clearcase, DB2, MQ Series, Splunk

AngularJS, Spring/Spring MVC, REST

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

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

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