Aetna Sr Dir, Application Dvlp in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 52804BR


Directs, manages, plans and administers the operational and administrative activities of Sales Data/ Reporting team. Leads 3 sub-teams - Data management (DB2/ SAS, SQL Server/ SSIS), Reporting (BOU/ Tableau), Business Analysis/ requirements and leads the Full Time employees/ Vendor teams. The position is responsible for building Data Management, Reporting and Analytical capabilities to support sales strategy and decision making across all the segments and business units.

This involves extracting, collecting, analyzing & interpreting sales data from many sources to address business questions regarding sales pipeline/ prospects, close ratio, New and in-force sales, incentive calculations (Producer/ broker). These activities require advanced technical, analytic and consultative skills, extensive knowledge of salesforce, as well as a deep understanding of the database/ programming languages.

Fundamental Components:

  • Leads teams that provide systems design, development and maintenance across multiple platforms, technologies and tools

  • Architects/ Drives the disruptive development to build Sales Data/ reporting platform from ground zero.

  • Develops plans for technical solutions to meet the business needs of the corporation, through business areas, groups or divisions and implements those solutions with timely and cost justified products

  • Makes decisions that have a major impact on the Organization and the Company

  • Provides overall direction and guidance to the technical team. Reviews and evaluates work of subordinate staff and prepares performance reports

  • Prepares and communicates activity and progress reports across systems within span of control

  • Develops and monitors long range information technology plans and policies consistent with the strategic objectives and plans of the business units and the enterprise technology strategy

  • Manages the selection, evaluation, contracting, and integration of externally available application software to deliver business system solutions

  • Selects and builds strong functional teams through formal training, diverse assignments, coaching, mentoring, and other development techniques

  • Determines and communicates hire, fire, compensation, and performance decisions

  • Enforces the utilization of accepted methodology & tools in a disciplined manner

  • Proactively builds & maintains external & internal key relationships


  • 5+ years of Salesforce experience (Technical)

  • 10+ years work experience in systems analysis and application program development with heavy hands-on experience on Data/ Reporting/ programming/ web technologies

  • Strong Data/ Analytical/ Programming background

  • Healthcare experience required

  • Managerial and project management experience

  • Executive presentation skills


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


    Functional - Information Management/Business information analysis/More Than 10 Years

    Functional - Information Management/Informatics/More Than 10 Years

    Functional - Information Technology/Application development/More Than 10 Years

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


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

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


    Leadership/Fostering a Global Perspective/FOUNDATION

    Leadership/Anticipating and Innovating/MASTERY

    Leadership/Driving Strategic and Organizational Agility/ADVANCED


    Leadership/Engaging and Developing People/MASTERY

    Technology/Developing Competitive Technology and Architecture/ADVANCED

    Technology/Selecting and Applying Technology Solutions/MASTERY


    This position reports to the head of the sales effectiveness and is a very visible role to build a new data/ reporting team to drive sales/ growth.

    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.

    Aetna takes our candidates's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

Job Function: Information Technology