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Aetna Director, Data Engineering in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 65981BR

Job Description

It s a new day in health care.

Combining CVS Health and Aetna was a transformative moment for our company and our industry, establishing CVS Health as the nation s premier health innovation company. Through our health services, insurance plans and community pharmacists, we re pioneering a bold new approach to total health. As a CVS Health colleague, you ll be at the center of it all.

Do you have the vision and have an affinity for enabling data-driven decisions with a bias toward action? Do you enjoy the process of breaking down complex data sets and problems into comprehensible and actionable insights? You are in the right place; working with CVS/Aetna gives you just that. CVS/Aetna is looking for a strong leader with a deep knowledge of data engineering to drive the vision of data engineering & analytics strategies for CVS/Aetna. This role will partner with cross-functional areas such as business leadership, data scientist and data engineering to provide the thought leadership to develop solutions that enhance business insights and decision management. This position will lead a data engineering team in defining and assessing advanced analytics programs for CVS/Aetna

Fundamental Components included but are not limited to:

Leads development and execution of highly complex and large scale data structures and pipelines to organize, collect and standardize data to generate insights and addresses reporting needs.

• Leverages broad knowledge of market-leading edge technologies and specialized expertise in programming skills such as Python or Java or any of the major languages to creatively solve highly complex business problems.

• Anticipates and solves highly complex problems with detailed knowledge of multiple programming languages and data infrastructure.

• Designs complex, production systems and creates custom packages using multiple programming languages to solve challenging data engineering problems.

• Acts as a thought leader to provide expert technical consultation to senior IT management strategic planning groups.

• Analyzes current information technology environments to identify and assess critical capabilities and recommend solutions. Designs and modifies components of new and existing IT systems to promote integrated corporate business systems.

• Motivates team members and probes into technical details, and mentors others to do the same.

• Collaborates cross-functionally to build and convert algorithms and models into production systems to support enterprise initiatives.

• Develop frameworks, standards & reference material for architecture and associated products. Provides guidance for enterprise-wide technology roadmap.

• Experiments with available tools and advice on new tools in order to determine the optimal solutions given the requirements dictated by the model/use case.

• Applies knowledge of systems and products to consult and advise on additional efforts across organization/enterprise.

• Impacts the results of a business area, leading others in identifying and resolving complex technical, operational and organizational problems.

• Sets business area priorities, allocates resources and develops plans for multiple related teams. Decisions are guided by the business area strategy.

• Applies best practices and knowledge of strategic objectives. Manages multiple related teams, sets business area priorities, allocates resources and develops plans.

• Leads others in identifying and resolving complex technical, operational and organizational problems. Impacts the operational performance of a business area by implementing and monitoring the business plan. Guided by business area strategy

Qualifications Requirements and Preferences:

• 10 or more years of progressively complex data environment t related experience.

• Has in-depth knowledge of large-scale search applications and building high volume data pipelines.

• Expert experience with bash shell scripts, UNIX utilities & UNIX Commands. Expertise in Java, Python, Hive, Cassandra, Pig, MySQL or NoSQL or similar.

• Expert knowledge in Hadoop architecture, HDFS commands and experience designing & optimizing queries against data in the HDFS environment.

• Expert experience implementing complex, enterprise-wide data transformation and processing solutions.

• Strong problem-solving skills and critical thinking ability.

• Superior collaboration and communication skills within and across teams.

• Superior ability to communicate technical ideas and results to non-technical clients in written and verbal form.

• Proven ability to leverage multiple tools and programming languages to analyze and manipulate large data sets from disparate data sources and build innovative solutions

• Mster s degree or PhD preferred. Bachelor s degree or equivalent work experience in Computer Science, Engineering, Machine Learning, or related discipline.

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Job Function: Data & Analytics

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.