Aetna Senior Application Developer - DevOps 52609BR in Scottsdale, Arizona

Req ID: 52609BR

Work location can be one of Aetna's offices in Sacramento, CA, Scottsdale, AZ or Downers Grove, IL.

Visa Sponsorship or transfer is not offered for this position


Excellent opportunity to experience Sr. Application Developer with DevOps methodology & development tools to spearhead DevOps initiative and get to use latest industry standard tools, languages and techniques.

Under general direction, formulates and defines system scope and objectives. Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time and form of desired results. Prepares detailed technical specifications from which programs will be written. Designs, codes, tests, debugs, and documents those programs. Competent to work at the highest technical level of all phases of applications systems analysis and programming activities. Regularly provides guidance and training to less-experienced programmer/analysts.

Fundamental Components:

Independently designs and/or codes and may lead others in the development of cost effective application and program solutions.

Leads or acts as chief technical contributor to translation of business requirements to technical specifications.

Leads or acts as a technical contributor in the design of new applications or enhancements including integration of purchased solutions.

Independently performs and assists other team members in providing ongoing system maintenance, research, problem resolution and on-call support tasks for existing systems.

Is fully familiar and compliant with the efficient utilization of the prescribed methodologies and ensures compliance for the work of all aligned resources.

Oversees or performs unit testing. May perform or assist with integration and system testing, according to detailed test plans to ensure high-quality systems. May assist business partners with User Acceptance Testing.

With limited direction, supports the implementation of systems into production, including integration of purchased solutions.

Responsible for Code Asset Management for an application or set of applications. Supports and promotes the reuse of assets across the organization.

May lead or act as a subject matter expert for projects and/or service requests impacting an application or set of applications.

Serves as team leader to direct technical activities, while also providing support for small and large highly complex projects that require increased skill across multiple technical environments and disciplines, that have system wide impact and that integrate across the organization.

Receives some supervision and direction as regards prioritization of work but is competent to work independently and to offer direction and oversight to assigned team.


Heavy experience in an DevOps environment &conversant with DevOps methodology and using DevOps development tools like GitHub, Jenkins, Team City, Octopus, and other open source industry standard DevOps tools; Capable of customizing Open source tools for automation of code management & deployment in a web based application environment. 6+ years experience in application program development or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Expertise in programming languages like Java, J2EE , JavaScript - Angular, REACT, NODE.js & RDBMS like ORACLE, SQL, MySQLDeveloped and conversant with REST API, Web services, Micro Services in a WebLogic/JBoss /WebSphere or any open source application server environment-6+ years experience in systems analysis and application program development, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Experience /Knowledge of NOSQL databases /deployment in a Cloud environment- a plus


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


Functional - Information Technology/Application development/4-6 Years

Functional - Information Technology/Application maintenance & support/1-3 Years

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


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

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

Technical - Development Experience/N-Tiered/4-6 Years/Power User

TechnicalExperience/TechnicalFocus/4-6 Years/Power User


Technology/Developing Software Solutions/ADVANCED

Technology/Selecting and Applying Technology Solutions/ADVANCED

Technology/Developing Competitive Technology and Architecture/FOUNDATION


Leadership/Driving Change/ADVANCED

General Business/Maximizing Work Practices/ADVANCED

General Business/Communicating for Impact/FOUNDATION



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