Aetna Senior Data Consultant in Detroit, Michigan

Req ID: 52725BR


Position will provide consultation on the design, testing and enhancement of information reporting, including technical assistance and development of tools to support health plan operations. Provides insight to data quality and provides feedback to various areas in order to improve system processes and enhancement efforts.

Fundamental Components:

Validates routine reports and deliverables for accuracy and timeliness per specifications and workflows.

Leads or acts as a business technical expert in the design of new applications or enhancements including integration of solutions.

Influences enhancements to business processes and system infrastructure to improve data quality availability and access.

Analyzes complex data for trends, highlights in-depth interpretations, and provides in-depth root cause analysis.

Translates complex data into constructive data and information and makes recommendations.

Defines, identifies, develops, and implements information products to support strategic business and operational planning.

Use technology to automate reporting across multiple functional areas.

Educates customer on the value, use, and interpretation of product information.


4-6 years of data interpretation and analysis experience.

Extensive experience with databases as well interpretation and manipulation of related data.

Strong technical skills required, including SQL, Excel, and Access.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Healthcare background preferred.

Visual Basic preferred.


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


Functional - Information Management/Data acquisition, data management, programming and documentation/4-6 Years

Functional - Information Management/Provides very complex programming and analytical support for medical cost trend analysis and strategic planning/4-6 Years

Functional - Information Management/Data Warehousing/4-6 Years

Functional - Information Management/Informatics/4-6 Years

Functional - Information Technology/Data / info management & architecture/1-3 Years


Technical - Database/SQL Server/4-6 Years/Power User

Technical - Database/Microsoft Access/4-6 Years/System Support

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


General Business/Applying Reasoned Judgment/ADVANCED

General Business/Turning Data into Information/MASTERY

Service/Demonstrating Service Discipline/ADVANCED


General Business/Consulting for Solutions/ADVANCED

Technology/Selecting and Applying Technology Solutions/ADVANCED

General Business/Communicating for Impact/MASTERY


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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Job Function: Health Care

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.