Aetna Application Developer in Jacksonville, Florida

Req ID: 50953BR


We are hiring an Application Developer for our Technical Support team. This position will develop, maintain, implement, and troubleshoot applications and reports used to identify overpayments, automate manual processes, and provide technical support to PIAB staff. The preferred candidate has experience managing work in this type of environment, working on multiple new implementations/new services, researching issues, and contributing to improved efficiencies.

Fundamental Components:

Strong knowledge of mainframe programming languages including but not limited to COBOL, CICS, MQ, DB2

Strong knowledge of VBA and Microsoft Access

Intermediate knowledge of SQL

Support day to day production inquiries and questions from other technology groups.

Efficiently manage incoming requests for technical or data analysis to support business related issues.

Preparation and distribution of standard reports in accordance with established schedule.

Write specifications by defining, validating and translating business needs into system and data requirements.

Implement changes and enhancements on existing tech applications (Access applications and Excel Macros)

Address data quality issues; work with business partners to build business understanding of data issues.

Handle individual workload and deliver upon project milestones on time

Excellent communicator both verbally and written with coordination and facilitation skills.

Ability to multi-task and complete in a timely manner multiple assignments.


Requires in-depth knowledge of Microsoft toolsets.

Ideal candidate will be required to lead the technical design of complex, highly re-usable processes including the creation and maintenance of technical application and component design specifications.

Ability to code to the technical specifications and often times, guide other technical resources through development activities.

Responsible for interacting with multiple teams while working through technical and design issues in order to support the applications.

Ability to work independently as well as in small groups, performing technical activities including analysis, design, development, and testing and production installation of all components applications.


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


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

Functional - Information Technology/Application development/1-3 Years

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

Functional - Information Management/Data Warehousing/7-10 Years


Technical - Database/Microsoft Access/7-10 Years/Power User

Technical - Reporting Tools/Crystal Reports / Crystal Enterprise/1-3 Years/End User

Technical - Development Languages/SQL/1-3 Years/End User


General Business/Maximizing Work Practices/ADVANCED

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/ADVANCED

Technology/Developing Software Solutions/ADVANCED


General Business/Communicating for Impact/FOUNDATION

Leadership/Creating Accountability/FOUNDATION

Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/FOUNDATION

Telework Specifications:

For current teleworkers or anyone located in a strategic service operations office.


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: Information Technology