Aetna Sr Software Engineer in Test-57265BR in Burlington, Massachusetts

Req ID: 57265BR

Aetna's mandate is to transform health and wellness via products that enable consumer engagement and best-in-class experience. This team is responsible for Aetna's digital transformation and all digital products; as well as the development and execution of the digital roadmap. A key part of the responsibility is to build an integrated platform that enables the delivery of products to drive engagement and revolutionize health and wellness. We want you to be apart of the team that will build this next generation platform.

Leveraging your expertise in Big Data, IoT, Native Cloud, Application Development, Machine Learning and Deep Learning, you will join a product team that is building disruptive cloud platform that will transform the healthcare industry and improve the lives of hundreds of millions of people. Aetna Digital is a highly energetic, highly collaborative team that operates as a startup within the Aetna Enterprise. We want you to bring your talent and expertise to drive the change the is desperately needed within the healthcare industry.

Come Join Aetna Digital!

Aetna Digital is looking for a Senior Software Developer in Test (SDET) to join our team in Burlington, MA. In this role, you will drive the implementation of the automation framework across various applications and systems that are core to Aetna's Digital Transformation Platform. As well as participate in the development, validation and delivery of algorithms, complex software processes, and integration of existing or new big data subsystems.

The Senior Software Developer in Test will design, develop new and maintain existing automated test suite in Digital Transformation Platform environment both on premise and cloud.

Drive efficiency in QA processes and methods

Innovate and automate existing processes to allow QA organization to be more efficient

Develop automation strategy and planning across Hadoop environment with CI/CD enablement.

Automate API (Web Services, RESTful) testing using existing tools/ new tools.

Build easy reporting tools for QA manual team and/or developers

Coach other team members to develop automation code with standard coding practices and reusable libraries

Create and maintain standard coding documentation.

Develop components/applications by studying operations; designing, developing and installing software solutions; support and develop software for ingesting and analyzing Big Data.

Ability to prioritize well, communicate clearly, have a consistent track record of commitment and accountability for delivery, as well as excellent software engineering skills.

Must be able to work across multiple facets of the project and juggle multiple responsibilities at the same time. Strong analytic capability and the ability to create innovative solutions. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is looking to grow their career in a fast-paced environment.

Eagerness and willingness to learn new technologies


5-8 years software development/ programming experience in enterprise/ web/ cloud or big data applications.

Strong knowledge of programming languages/tools including: Java, Python, SQL, JavaScript, Shell Scripts

Knowledge of design patterns is desirable.

Proven exposure to Selenium, Cucumber, SOAP UI or similar tools.

Versatile test automation skills and techniques in Web, API, and Data feeds

Advanced knowledge of object-oriented programming, along with requisite coding and debugging skills

Significant experience in a range of modern Automation and Performance technology/test tools.

Automation experience in AWS environment is desirable.

Strong understanding of Test Driven Development and Continuous Integration (e.g. Jenkins, GIT)

Experience building highly automated environments using virtual and cloud resources is strongly desired

Experience with interacting and working closely with Product Owners, DevOps, and Software Engineering teams

Familiarity and experience working with agile methodologies: SCRUM/SAFe

Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams and management to collect requirements, identify tasks, provide estimates and meet production deadlines

Experience with mission critical, 24x7 systems

Experience implementing and consuming large-scale web services (RESTful APIs)

Exposure to container technologies (Docker or similar) and orchestration is a big plus.

Demonstrates good written & verbal communication and presentation skills


Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


Dollar-for-dollar match up-to 6% 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.

$200/yr towards wellness - gym membership, fitbit, treadmill

Up-to 5K a year toward tuition reimbursement

Reimbursement also available for additional Certification, Training & Conferences

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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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.