Aetna Application Support Analyst in Chantilly, Virginia

Req ID: 52539BR

Position Summary:

Executes specific deliverables and activities around moderately complex system issues as part of a team assigned to support the day-to-day maintenance and enhancement of business applications and project related support.

Fundamental Components & Physical Requirements include but are not limited to:

Performs analysis to assess root cause of moderately complex (multiple interfaces with other systems within a single business unit) customer issues for reported system defects and control deficiencies found from system audits.

This includes the recreating of the problem and managing the issues to closure.

Conducts interviews, fact-finding, and independent research to design creative, progressive solutions to system issues.

Documents business impact of system issue.

Develops and communicates effective short term workaround procedures to address system issues.

Assists with the management and resolution of unplanned hard system outages.

Contributes to the communication process to impacted customers and internal management personnel

Documents, tracks, and resolves issues related to data quality

May assist in the development of Product Overviews, FAQs, Tool Glossaries, system training material, and system user documentation to support implementation activities

Support business area operations/functions by setting up /modifying / maintaining simple to complex system operating parameters by designing and configuring business rule table entries, and/or complex macros/automated scripts. Provides day to day support of these items to insure they work properly (including the application of appropriate QA procedures) and to quickly fix any identified defects.

Completes activities on time and within Standard Level Agreements and proactively identifies and communicates issues that may jeopardize delivery dates or budget to the Supervisor or Manager.

Exhibits behaviors outlined in Employee Competencies.

Determines root cause analysis of system issues.

Coordinates with peers to analyze issue and provide end to end resolutions.

Performs related duties as assigned or requested.

Background/Experience Desired:

2-4 years work experience that reflects a proven track record or proficiency in the competencies noted.

2-4 years experience in C# application program development, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

History of analyzing business situations and working within a group environment to provide efficient and effective software solutions.

Proficient with database design and MS SQL/Oracle.

Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with business partners

Good analytical and problem-solving skills to resolve technical issues


o C#


o Team Foundation Server

o MSSQL/Entity Framework/Oracle



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

Functional Experiences:

Information Technology/Application development/1-3 Years

Technology Experiences:

Technical - Development Tools/Microsoft Visual Studio/1-3 Years/

Technical - Database/SQL Server/1-3 Years/

Desired Skills:

Technology/Selecting and Applying Technology Solutions/FOUNDATION

Additional Job Information:

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. 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.

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.

Aetna takes our candidates's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

Job Function: Information 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.