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Aetna Manager , Software Engineering (Aetna Health) 67470BR in Burlington, Massachusetts

Req ID: 67470BR

Job Description

Aetna's mandate is to transform health and wellness via products that enable consumer engagement and a best-in-class experience. This team is responsible for Aetna's digital strategy and all digital products; as well as the development roadmap and execution of the roadmap. A key part of this team is to build an integrated platform and underlying products to drive engagement and revolutionize health and wellness.

Aetna is taking on a major initiative to redesign and rebuild many of its customer facing digital assets. This effort will include a completely new approach to developing software within Aetna, using the latest design approaches, technologies, and processes. Aetna Digital is a "startup like" business unit within Aetna, which will design, build and deliver a completely new and integrated digital experience for our users.

Come Join Aetna Digital!

Fundamental Components included but are not limited to:

Aetna Digital in Burlington, MA is looking for a Manager of Software Engineering with full stack web application development experience. You will have an opportunity to provide both leadership and technical expertise to drive the delivery of high quality software products. As a software leader you will use your skills to support, manage and mentor development professionals with deep technical backgrounds and experience building awesome user focused solutions. Your solid leadership experience and success is critical to support developers who will drive forward innovation and help deliver cutting edge application solutions.

Fundamental Components:

  • Manage software development direction, process, implementation, and resources efforts to meet the business priorities and goals

  • Manage multiple scrum teams consisting of Web Client and Server developers

  • Resolves technical and operational and team problems

  • Responsible for performance reviews and working with the team members on their goal setting expectations, development plans and priorities

  • Drive and support the organization initiatives including Agile, automated testing, continuous integration, continuous delivery and documentation

  • Partner effectively with distributed cross functional and cross organization teams

  • Work with architects, quality and product managers, user experience designer, release train engineer to deliver functionality on time and with quality

  • Ability to understand big picture, while implementing at the detail level

  • Work with product to understand the feature requirements to support and guide the technical team

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and deal with multiple priorities

  • Bring energy and excitement to the team

  • Promote proper implementation of SAFe process techniques

  • Excellent verbal and written communications

Qualifications Requirements and Preferences:

  • 5+ years of technical lead and or managing software development teams, with emphasis and technical management

  • Ability to drive team-wide consensus toward adoption of new design and direction

  • 10+ years of experience with web application development

  • The Technology Stack consists of : (node.js, Python, React, AngularJS, Android/iOS, messaging(i.e. AWS SNS/SQS, Rabbit MQ), etc.)

  • Ability to understand complex distributed system/enterprise application concepts to drive the adoption of new technology and trends

  • Ability to drive the adoption of new technology and trends.

  • Ability to drive team-wide consensus toward adoption of new design and direction.


Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

Additional Job Information:

Dollar-for-dollar match up-to 5% of your 401(k) contributions!

Health care (HSA/FSA), dental, vision benefits, PTO

Gym / Showers

A top of the line MacBook Pro

Sit/stand desk

Free Parking (Burlington, MA office)

Aetna-sponsored refreshments, Friday lunches, etc.

Tuition reimbursement

Reimbursement also available for additional Certification, Training & Conferences

Benefit Eligibility

Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

Job Function: CH & S Technology

Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.