Aetna App Dynamics Advisor in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 43884BR

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This is an Aetna senior engineer position responsible for supporting and administering the AppDynamics APM tool and associated infrastructure components in support of Aetna's hybrid cloud strategy.

Fundamental Components:

Implement, manage and administer the AppDynamics APM Tool in Aetnas core production environments, which may also include consumer and affiliate related systems

Help define and implement best practices for Production Application Management monitoring

Assist engineers with production Infrastructure Monitoring

Ability to develop necessary POCs & POVs in sandbox/testing environment

Ability to support setup and configuration of the APM tool

Experience with building and developing standard operating procedures (best practices) for APM teams

Contribute to expanding the Production APM service across multiple line of business within Aetna

Assist in building an APM Center of Excellence

Possession of the following skills with increased probability of consideration with greater knowledge and experience:

Strong understanding of Application performance as well as server performance

Operating system and server architecture knowledge of UNIX/Windows/virtual systems

Working knowledge of distributed performance tools & commands (TOP, Perfmon, etc.) and strong APM software experience

Understanding and recognizing application & server utilization trends (hourly/weekly/monthly/yearly)

Clear written and verbal communication

Ability to author and present infrastructure plans to management and technical staff

Strong teamwork skills and ability to lead/mentor teams

Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot distributed server issues

Assist development teams with application and server troubleshooting and diagnostics.

Assist with management of vendor partners, related hardware/software products, and product evaluation

Programming automation (VBA /VB.Net, JAVA or major scripting languages such as Perl and Python, Unix/Linux shell scripts)

Ability to develop detailed and clear performance reports

Ability to understand and interpret network diagrams as well as basic network concepts


5 10 years experience in distributed server performance analysis and troubleshooting

4+ years APM tool administrative experience (AppDynamics preferred)

3+ years Splunk, SQL or scripting language experience

2+ years VMware/virtual server experience and working knowledge of vSphere console

Working knowledge of data processing

Experience working with data, formulas & charts in MS Excel


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