Aetna Senior Business Analyst in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 42949BR

This position does not offer Work-at-Home at this time


Creates and executes specific deliverables and activities as part of a team assigned to a business-sponsored IT project. Key contributor to overall project success.

Fundamental Components:

  • Consistently performs analysis and translates business needs to create high-quality Business Requirements and Functional Specifications documentation within specified time frames to solve most complex problems (multiple interfaces with other systems across multiple business units) considering all impacted components from an end-to-end perspective.

  • Conducts impact analysis of technology changes on business processes and existing technology.

  • Competent to work at the highest technical capacity on most phases of the business systems analysis. Creates the appropriate User-Interface Model(s) to support projects and develops business workflow diagrams. Assists in the development of data models and interface design specifications

  • Contributes to the design and mapping of data conversion strategies. Documents user guide documentation and training materials.

  • Participates in collaborative system and data design sessions with the user community, technical architecture resources, and development resources.

  • Completes project activities on time and within budget, and proactively identifies and communicates issues that may jeopardize milestones or project budget to the Project Manager. Applies specific functional and/or business expertise to perform assigned tasks and develop specific project deliverables.

  • Adheres to APLC or AGILE project management methodology by utilizing internal procedures and tools and identifying areas for methodology improvement.

  • Guides and advises less-experienced Business Analysts. Senior BA assigned as Lead on a project ensures other BA's assigned to the project are completing their deliverables of high quality and on-time.

  • Conducts interviews, fact-finding, and independent research to design creative, progressive IT solutions for business problems


    5+ years Business Analyst experience.

    Must have hands on experience working within an IT application development lifecycles, methodologies inclusive of Use Case tools.

    Ability to recognize complex problems vs. objectives and apply creativity to analyze situations, develop solutions and procedures.

    Ability to communicate across IT disciplines and business areas.


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


    Information Technology/ is desired

    Leadership/ is desired


    Functional - Project Management/Project Manager/4-6 Years

    Functional - Information Technology/Application development/4-6 Years


    Technical - Aetna Applications/Enterprise Data Warehouse/1-3 Years/System Support

    Technical Experience/Technical Focus/7-10 Years/System Support


    General Business/Communicating for Impact/FOUNDATION

    General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/MASTERY

    Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED


    General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED

    General Business/Turning Data into Information/ADVANCED

    Leadership/Creating Accountability/ADVANCED


    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.

    Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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Job Function: Information Technology