Aetna Application Developer (SQL/SAS) in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 54576BR


Position is within Medicare Finance.

*Note: Interested candidates must be legally eligible to work for any US employer & not require visa transfer or sponsorship now or in the future.

We are looking for a candidate who is an experienced application developer, finds it fulfilling to understand data models, data connections and the flow of information.

Part of team involved in compliance related work.

Fundamental Components:

  • Candidate needs to be an experienced SAS developer with exposure to work with complicated requirements and across multiple platforms.

  • Candidate will also continue supporting the developed code as part of a team supporting business needs/changes/ error analysis.

  • Should have the basic knowledge of working with multiple data environments, maintaining stable code base, conducting thorough self testing of code.

  • Candidate will be working independently and should be a self-driven , enthusiastic to learn about new processes and work on new requirements.

  • Be able to show time management between new requirements and ongoing needs


  • 4-6 years experience in application program development, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • Expertise in one or more programming language, development tools, and/or databases and the systems development life cycle, applicable to development organization.

  • 4-6 years experience in systems analysis and application program development, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • Experience with application development support software packages.

  • Understand the business and functional requirements that apply to the applications supporting a sub-domain or domain as well as their relevant interfaces.


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


Information Technology/SAS Base Programming Certification for SAS 9 is desired


Functional - Information Technology/Data / info management & architecture/4-6 Years

Functional - Information Technology/Application maintenance & support/4-6 Years

Functional - Information Technology/Application development/4-6 Years

Functional - Information Technology/Research/4-6 Years


General Business/Turning Data into Information/ADVANCED

Technology/Developing Competitive Technology and Architecture/FOUNDATION

Technology/Developing Software Solutions/ADVANCED


General Business/Communicating for Impact/FOUNDATION

General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/ADVANCED

Telework Specifications:

Option for telework will be evaluated after a certain period of employment

Telework considered only for unique circumstances


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: 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.