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Aetna Technical Product Manager Lead (Big Data/ Analytics/Cloud) 60267BR in Burlington, Massachusetts

Req ID: 60267BR

Job Description

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!

Fundamental Components included but are not limited to:

As a Technical Product Manager Lead (Big Data / Analytics/Cloud) in Aetna Digital you will work in a fast-paced environment and will carry the responsibility to manage key components of an advanced digital services platform. You will be expected collaborate very closely with other Product Managers and Product Owners in a fully scaled agile environment.

You will work closely with senior leaders to ensure that investments are aligned to the organizations strategic goals and you will manage the feature backlog accordingly. In turn, you will be guiding multiple scrum teams with representation from architecture, user experience design, test, dev/ops, and more.

You will provide personalized recommendations to employees, members, and consumers so they can achieve their health ambitions, and improve their health and well-being, leverage the services of Aetna partners, wearable devices, content providers and the broader health care ecosystem, and deliver innovative capabilities utilizing Aetna's compelling intellectual property and strategic partnerships with renowned research institutions.

Key responsibilities:

  • Define feature priorities and align the efforts of agile product teams

  • Understand customer needs to define short term and long-term product direction, articulate user stories and features

  • Understands, assesses and critiques the architecture proposed by the Application architecture team and ensures that the scrum team delivery is aligned to the overall solution architecture

  • Communicate product vision effectively to peers and other leaders

  • Guide product strategy from internal pilots to external launch

  • Perform industry research as necessary to support feature development.

  • Partner with engineering team to define, track and test user stories in an agile software development life-cycle.

  • Provide product subject matter expertise and leadership.

  • Work with program management to track schedule against the roadmap and escalate risks and issues.

Qualifications Requirements and Preferences:

Ensure internal product stakeholders needs and expectations are met

Promote transparency by helping communicate through SAFe/SCRUM practices

Collaborate with external vendors on requirements definition and feature development

Track the competitive landscape to ensure Aetna remains competitive in the marketplace.

Collaborate closely with architecture and UX teams

Experience building modern platforms products at scale

Passion for health care data / data platforms is a must

4+ years of experience, particularly in product management .

Background in product development is a huge plus.

2-4 years with Public Cloud Experience.

2-4 years in Big Data/ Analytics

1-3 years in management with expertise in leadership &/ mentoring with junior team members.

Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

Proven ability to deliver convincing business case recommendations to senior management

Demonstrated collaborative style, with ability to lead and influence diverse teams

Demonstrated experience driving agile product development.


Start-up like mentality and desire to innovate at a fast pace

Strong critical thinker who makes balanced, insightful decisions

Ability to thrive in a fully SAFe-Agile development environment

Maintain strong relationships across key stakeholders and constituents

Engaging and concise speaking and presentation skills


Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

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Job Function: Product & Marketing

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.