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Senior Application Developer

at Aetna Inc.

Posted: 5/30/2019
Job Reference #: 64087
Keywords: software

Job Description

Job Description
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


Job Group
Information Technology

Full or Part Time
Full Time

Supervisory Responsibilities

Percent of Travel Required
0 - 10%

Posting Job Title
Senior Application Developer

Potential Telework Position

Additional Locations

Primary Location (City, State)

EEO Statement
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Resource Group

Additional Job Information
Ability to adapt to changing priorities.
May act as Team Leader. May be involved in providing assistance and training to lower level Programmer/Analysts.
Receives general supervision, and is competent to work at the highest level of all technical phases of systems analysis and application program development while working on own most of the time.
Ability to work effectively with business areas, IT infrastructure teams, and IT management and staff.
Broad knowledge of the client area's functions and systems, and systems and application program development technologies alternatives.
Excellent communication skills.

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.

Background Experience
Expertise in one or more programming language, development tools, and/or databases and the systems development life cycle, applicable to development organization.
6+ years’ experience in application program development, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Understand the business and functional requirements that apply to the applications supporting a sub-domain or domain as well as their relevant interfaces.
4-6+ years experience in systems analysis and application program development, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Experience with application development support software packages.
Affiliated with a technical or professional organization or user group
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Benefits Program
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