Aetna Senior Application Developer (49671BR) in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 49671BR


Under general supervision, formulates and defines system scope and objectives through research and fact-finding to develop or modify moderately complex information systems. Prepares detailed specifications from which programs will be written. Designs, codes, tests, debugs, documents and maintains those programs. Competent to work on most phases of applications systems analysis and programming activities, but requires instruction and guidance in other phases.

Fundamental Components:Independently designs and/or codes efficient, cost effective application program solutions (develops new and/or reuses existing code through the use of program development software and/or integrates purchased solutions).Performs ongoing system maintenance, research, problem resolution and on- call support, according to defined plans or documentation for existing systems.Independently works on small and large moderately complex projects that require increased skill in multiple technical environments and disciplines, that have system wide impact and that may integrate across the organization.BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:6+ years experience in application program development, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.Expertise in one or more programming languages, 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.Understands 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.


Functional - Information Technology/Application development/7-10 Years

Functional - Information Technology/Application architecture/7-10 Years

Functional - Information Technology/Data / info management & architecture/7-10 Years

Functional - Information Management/Query and Database Access Tools/7-10 Years

Functional - Information Management/Database Structures/7-10 Years


Technical - Operating Systems/Linux/7-10 Years/

Technical - Operating Systems/UNIX/7-10 Years/

Technical - Development Languages/C++/7-10 Years/

Technical - Development Languages/Perl/7-10 Years/


Technology/Developing Software Solutions/ADVANCED

Technology/Selecting and Applying Technology Solutions/ADVANCED


Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED

Leadership/Creating Accountability/ADVANCED

Telework Specifications:

Part Time Telework may be an option


This is a position in a Research and Developement technical team that resides within the Medicare Compliance organization. We will be challenged to implement innovation solutions to meet critical business needs. This is an opportunity for a motivated self-starter to make a difference and contribute to a growing technical organization.

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