Aetna Strategic & Technical Product Leader in Salt Lake City, Utah

Req ID: 49711BR


This role will drive the strategic direction of a new products, integrate the product portfolio, and drive client adoption. The candidate will work closely with leadership, development, quality assurance and operational teams to create valuable, high-quality software in support of company priorities.

Fundamental Components:

Responsibilities to include (but not limited to):

Responsible for the strategic vision, tactical and strategic planning and execution of corporate product strategy for all analytic product suites and foundational data services.

Owner of the informatics product strategy including business case and product road map. Leads product management teams to determine each products vision and strategy, define tactical steps and monitor execution from product inception to successful roll-out and commercialization

Oversees development of new features by software developers in an agile development environment. Lead product owners through the development of proposed new product business cases, ROI analysis, requirements definitions, commercialization planning, pricing and P&L management.

Commercializes the resulting product via an effective product marketing strategy working collaboratively with sales and marketing teams. This includes marketing, positioning, pricing, training, internal and customer facing documentation and internal launch preparations for complex, multi-faceted product releases.

Institute industry best in class product management practices to reduce product success variance and maximize efficiency through all stages of the product life cycle

Monitor industry trends, competitive capabilities and identify disruptors in order to position solutions and inform product strategy.

The candidate must have:

Strong background in product strategy, product launches and commercialization

Strong product management skills, strong technical knowledge of products and technical systems.

Demonstrated ability to design, prioritize and allocate work for a team of developers.


Demonstrated understanding of technology and how it can be applied to solve business problems/provide technical solutions.

Effective communication/influencing skills applied to broad internal/external audience.

Demonstrated success with process improvement and project management initiatives.

5+ years experience in Healthcare and/or Employee Benefits arena.

Product development and/or management experience preferred.


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


Functional - Marketing/Product development/4-6 Years

Functional - Information Technology/Project management/1-3 Years

Functional - Information Technology/Data / info management & architecture/4-6 Years

Functional - Marketing/Strategy development/4-6 Years


Technical - Database/SQL Server/1-3 Years/Power User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft PowerPoint/7-10 Years/Power User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Visio/4-6 Years/Power User

Technical - Database/JBDC/1-3 Years/Power User


Technology/Justifying the Business Case/MASTERY

Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/MASTERY

Sales/Creating Innovative Products/MASTERY


Sales/Strategic Prospecting/MASTERY

Service/Working Across Boundaries/MASTERY

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/MASTERY


Population health is more than a buzzword at Medicity. Embark with us as we usher in a suite of new capabilities to bring our clients actionable and meaningful analytics. Help design and implement a new data-driven strategy that will improve care and decrease costs for thousands of patients and providers who are a part of the Medicity network.

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: Marketing