Aetna -Logical Service Designer/Software Delivery in Downers Grove, Illinois

Req ID: 37599BR


Has full knowledge of all phases of applications life cycle and proficient in Agile & waterfall methodologies and deliverables. Require very good analytical skills and has good knowledge about all data, service models and service standards. Responsible for working closely with project stakeholders and other applications SMEs and formulate the technical service requirements based on business requirements and Aetna standards. Formulates and defines system scope and objectives for assigned projects. Should be familiar with different data models like copybooks, XML, HTML etc and service standards(like APIs, SOA services, rest services etc).Responsible for modelling the services and work as a SME between business and internal technical development resources.. Provides focus on cross-application integration & solution design as needed to ensure release success.

Fundamental Components:

Understanding about different data models and formats(eg, copy records, XML, rest services, HTML etc) Familiar with IBM RSA 9.0 to model the services and generate artifacts based on the business requirements and technical need. Leads or acts as chief technical contributor to translate the business requirements to technical specifications. Leads or acts as the chief technical contributor in the design of new applications or enhancements including integration of purchased solutions in accordance with Enterprise wide strategy. Works on Agile and waterfall methodology projects and provide all design deliverables based on the project requirement. Coordinates the application technical design, integration and system testing, according to detailed test plans to ensure high-quality systems. Assists business partners with User Acceptance Testing. Supports the implementation of systems into production if there are any issues or there are questions about business process changing Leads or acts as a key subject matter expert for all or portions of the set of applications aligned with a sub-domain or domain. Prefer very good knowledge about health care areas like eligibility & benefits, claim, document handling and Aetna internal systems. Acts as a Subject matter expert to lead other team members and make sure design & quality of the code meet all Aetna standards. Interacts and receives general direction from the Business, Project Managers, Application architects or enterprise architects.


5 or more years in application program development experience. Involvement in all phases of the systems development life cycle. Aware of service/API modeling, emerging technologies and able to evaluate for appropriate use 5 + years systems analysis experience with some task or team leadership.Basic knowledge about Agile & Waterfall methodology Experience as Agile scrum master preferred but not required.Extensive knowledge of the business area's function and systems.In-depth knowledge of system and technology alternatives, as well as the system development life cycle. Technical knowledge of all phases of systems analysis and programming. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Strong judgment. Strong leadership skills. Ability to work effectively with business areas and IT management and staff. Knowledge of Industry Systems/Software Engineering processes and techniques.


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & 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.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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Job Function: Information Technology