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Aetna Application Developer in Phoenix, Arizona

Req ID: 59958BR

Job Description

In Aetna

Medicaid IT (a CVS Health company), this position supports the Care Management

(CM) team, responsible for a portfolio of Care Management systems, supporting

more than 15 state Medicaid plans. As an

Application Developer on an Agile team your primary focus is to deliver solutions

on our Dynamo Care Management system to meet business needs for both enhancements

and new implementations. Technical training

will be provided on the Dynamo platform.

In this versatile DevOps role, your skillset will also allow you to

support the team as needed with story writing, QA testing, and close

collaboration with Product Owners to understand the User Experience and design

effective technology solutions. Team

success will be measured by delivery of business-prioritized quality work on

time and within budget.

Fundamental Components included but are not limited to:



  • Deliver at a high technical level of all phases

of application systems analysis, configuration, and programming

  • Independently design and/or code cost-effective


  • Perform unit testing. May be asked to perform or

assist with integration and system testing, or assist business partners with

User Acceptance Testing

  • With limited direction, supports the

implementation of software into production, including integration of purchased


  • Responsible for Code Asset Management for an

application or set of applications. Supports and promotes the reuse of assets

across the organization

  • Learn core business processes and be able to ‘put

on a different hat , such as BA or QA, to assist all functions of the team

  • Champion the adoption of Agile best-practice and

work closely with the team and product owners to focus on the User Experience



  • Strong knowledge of software design and

development best-practice

  • Attitude and desire to learn and perform in

multiple team roles as needed

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong work ethic and sense of urgency

  • Comfortable in a frequently changing,

deadline-oriented business environment

  • Ability to collaborate with others to identify inefficiencies

and process improvements. Embrace change and focus on continuous improvement

Qualifications Requirements and Preferences:



  • 2+ years experience in application program

development, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • 2+ years experience in systems analysis and

software/solution design

  • Practical experience in two or more of the

following programming languages, development tools, and/or databases: MS SQL,

SSIS, .NET, VB Script, Javascript, XML, configurable software platforms such as

Casetrakker or Salesforce

  • Understanding of the systems development life

cycle (SDLC)

  • Experience with Development/Agile support

software packages such as Team City, Rally, Clarity, Jira, Rational

  • Understanding of software governance standards

  • Bachelor s degree in Computer Science or a

related discipline

  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft

Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint



  • Experience working in the Health Insurance


  • Experience working with Care Management processes

and tools

  • Experience working in a compliance-driven Medicaid

or Medicare organization

  • Understanding of Medicaid business functions

such as Provider Authorization, Care Management, Claims, Enrollment, or

HIPAA-compliant file formats

  • Knowledge of DevOps automation tools such as

Octopus, Team City, and Selenium

Required Skills:

Technology - Developing Software Solutions, Technology - Selecting and Applying Technology Solutions

Additional Job Information:

Ability to work effectively with business areas and IT management and staff.

Good judgment.

Knowledge of the business area's functions and systems, and system and applications program development technological alternatives.

Good communication skills.

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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.