Aetna SAS Business Systems Analyst (55387BR) in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Req ID: 55387BR

This opportunity is not location specific, we are willing to consider applicants based on your location not just what is listed below and full time telework.


This is a great opportunity to join the Stars Data Intelligence team as an SAS Business Systems Analyst We'll make great use of your strong data analysis, SAS and SQL skills as you assist our Medicare business partners in achieving excellence.

Fundamental Components:

You will apply your technical SAS and SQL skills as well as your data analysis expertise in supporting our Medicare business with operational improvements that help drive efficiency. You will contribute to pointed campaigns designed to improve member experience and provider cohesiveness with Aetna.


  • Advanced SQL and SAS programming abilities in data warehouse or big data analytics environment, including use of statistical analysis techniques or business intelligence application development.

  • Demonstrated extensive and diverse knowledge of health care data, metrics, systems and standards; demonstrated subject matter expert in multiple subject areas.

  • Able to make sound decisions and recommendations to drive business solutions.

  • Ability to communicate statistical and technical ideas and results to non-technical clients in written and verbal form.

  • Health care analysis and research experience.

  • Strong collaboration and communication skills within and across teams.

  • Strong problem solving skills and critical thinking ability.

  • Strong understanding of relational databases, data systems and data warehouses.

  • Experience in working in a data warehouse environment as well as the ability to work with large data sets from multiple data sources.

  • Knowledge of other reporting platforms such as: Business Objects, Tableau, data mining.

  • Project lead experience using agile methodologies.


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


Technical - Database/DB2/4-6 Years/Power User

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

Technical - Development Languages/SQL/4-6 Years/Power User

Technical - Reporting Tools/SAS/4-6 Years/Power User


Technology/Developing Competitive Technology and Architecture/FOUNDATION

General Business/Communicating for Impact/FOUNDATION

General Business/Consulting for Solutions/FOUNDATION


General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/FOUNDATION

Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/FOUNDATION

Telework Specifications:

Considered for any US location; training period in the office may be required


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.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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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.