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Technical Project Lead

Primary Location: Rockville, Maryland
Additional Locations: MD-Rockville

Job Description:

Oversees the implementation of information strategy and development of information products to ensure operational objectives and other strategic business initiatives are met.


  • Experience developing relational database management systems (RDBMS), data models, reporting systems, and user interface/user experience design (SQL Server, Hadoop, Crystal Reports, Microsoft Access, VBA)
  • Comfortable learning unfamiliar business applications and new technologies with limited direction
  • Knowledge/Experience with systems development life cycle
  • Possess clear/effective communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Resourceful problem solver/critical thinker
  • Desire to work extensively with data and information systems


  • Develop new database systems
  • Maintain existing database applications
  • Gather/interpret client requirements
  • Lead development and implementation of business applications
  • Compile training materials for audiences of varying skill levels
  • Conduct business application presentations
  • Respond to end-user requests/troubleshooting
  • Multi-task and lead overlapping projects

Fundamental Components:

Fundamental Components

Oversees and or assists project team with creating complex queries, complex technical programming, and complex applications. Works with advisers from key functional areas to understand potential project impact on the organization, align project work, and execute activities accordingly Presents to internal/external customers, constituents and business partners, strong business as well as systems knowledge and can perform reasonability checks. Oversees the analysis, planning, design and development being performed by project team to support accurate maintenance of support systems for business areas. Influences change or enhancements to business processes, policies and system infrastructure to improve information quality, availability and access. Develops and participates in presentation and consultation to existing and prospective customers, business partners and internal business areas on information services, capabilities and performance results. Negotiates resources in peer organizations to meet high priority department objectives. Proactively evaluates project activities, builds contingency plans, executes corrective action, and monitors issue resolution to mitigate risks such as scope and/or budget variances Manages budget, plans and expenses.

Background Experience:


Demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
3-5 years of data interpretation and analysis experience.
3-5 years of project management experience.
3-5 years of Demonstrated leadership
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.

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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