Aetna EDI Project Manager - 38004BR in Chicago, Illinois

Req ID: 38004BR

bswift, an Aetna portfolio company, is a Chicago-based technology company that provides industry-leading benefits administration for employers and exchanges nationwide. We are currently looking for an EDI Project Manager to join our team in our Chicago, IL office.

Position Summary: The EDI Project Manager is directly responsible for helping bswift meet and exceed client expectations by supporting consumers on our best-in-class HR software and services. The EDI Project Manager will help support the requirements, system development, and testing of vendor interfaces for direct or channel partner clients. This is a high level role reporting to the Director. There are various opportunities to excel and also learn best in class SaaS solution for benefits administration and vendor management.

Fundamental Components:

  • Consistently reflect our core values of higher standards, greater accountability, and more fun to bswift associates, clients, and partners.

  • Work with the Client Relationship Manager and Implementation Leaders to manage the relationship with the carriers/vendors for our clients by setting up and leading meetings, leading requirements discussions and status meetings with carriers/vendors.

  • Manage timelines with other bswift ongoing and implementation staff and clients.

Manage client and carrier/vendor expectations, anticipating possible issues and communicating turnaround times with reasonable delivery dates.

  • Complete requirements discussions, perform analysis and configure system as needed and lead the team with other bswift resources to meet client deliverables; including, but not limited to:

o Define required layouts/file specifications, frequency of file transmission, connectivity options/information, etc.

o Configuring system as needed based on clients plan requirements listed above to produce vendor files.

o Testing planning and working with a EDI Analyst for testing new and existing files to ensure accuracy of client system configuration.

o Researching and resolving vendor/client inquiries regarding system and process issues.

  • Continuously refine and improve efficiency of the vendor interface exchange process.

  • Proactively identifying and mitigating project risks.

  • Proactively consult clients on best practices and necessary system and process changes to achieve client goal.s

  • Research and recommend system enhancements based upon client needs .

  • Act as a coach and mentor for others (EDI Analyst, Ongoing Team, and Implementation Team).


· 3+ years EDI administration experience.

· 3+ years of demonstrated leadership experience.

· 3+ years of project management and data interpretation & analysis experience.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

· Demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.

*Sponsorship is not being offered for the position.

About bswift: At bswift, our values are Higher Standards, Greater Accountability and More Fun. We pride ourselves on having an engaged, friendly and smart team that goes the extra mile to get the job done right. The reward is a fun, flexible and creative environment with ample opportunity for professional and personal growth.

bswift was named one of Chicago s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2014, 2015 and 2016, as well as one of the Nation s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2014 and 2015.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

If you have what it takes to join our award-winning culture, we d love to hear from you!

Job Function: Health Care