Aetna Associate Product Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Req ID: 42074BR

Associate Product Manager

Position Summary:

bswift, an Aetna portfolio company, is seeking an Associate Product Manager for our Chicago, IL office. The successful candidate will be paired with a Product Manager on the administration and portals team and will be mentored in the product areas owned by the Product Manager. The Associate Product Manager will support the Product Manager in a variety of tasks related to product design, quality testing, troubleshooting, training and communications. In this role the Associate Product Manager will gain expertise in one or more product areas and build a foundation of product management knowledge.

Fundamental Components:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Perform quality testing of the product prior to new product releases.

Troubleshoot product issues escalated from the Ongoing Products Team.

Serve as a Subject Matter Expert within bswift for the assigned product areas.

Liaise with other business groups including Client Services, Sales, Marketing and Software Development to define product requirements.

Assist with the creation of product functional specifications that clearly communicate detailed functionality and architecture.

Assist with the creation of wireframes that clearly convey product features and functionality to a web designer and contribute to the web/graphics design effort.

Communicate product requirements to developers and assist with the management of the development process.

Work closely with the Documentation team to define product functionality for bswift release documents and help documentation.


At least 2 years of work experience in software product management or as an analyst.

Critical, analytical thinker with proven ability to solve problems creatively and identify solutions to complex requests.

Ability to work within tight deadlines and juggle multiple priorities.

Excellent teamwork skills.

Familiarity with health care, benefit administration and/or the bswift platform is a plus


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

Additional Job Information:

Headquartered in downtown Chicago, with a location in Grand Rapids, MI., bswift offers software and services that streamline benefits, HR and payroll administration for employers and public and private exchanges nationwide. bswifts state-of-the-art cloud-based technology and outsourcing solutions significantly reduce administrative costs and time-consuming paperwork, making life easier for administrators and millions of consumers who enroll in benefits with bswift. bswift has growth and advancement opportunities for all levels of experience. We provide an environment that allows driven individuals to put their personal stamp on current and future company successes. Not only is bswift maintaining a strong Chicago presence, we are exceeding projected growth by continuing to build our exceptionally talented and diverse team

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Job Function: Information Technology