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Aetna Technical Lead in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

Req ID: 59105BR

Job Description

Under general direction,formulates and defines system scope and objectives. Devises or modifiesprocedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacityand limitations, operating time and form of desired results.

Independently designs and/orcodes and may lead others in the development of cost effective application andprogram solutions.

Leads or acts as chief technical contributor to translationof business requirements to technical specifications. Leads or acts as atechnical contributor in the design of new applications or enhancementsincluding integration of purchased solutions. Independently performs andassists other team members in providing ongoing system maintenance, research,problem resolution and on-call support tasks for existing systems. Is fullyfamiliar and compliant with the efficient utilization of the prescribedmethodologies and ensures compliance for the work of all aligned resources.Oversees or performs unit testing. May perform or assist with integration andsystem testing, according to detailed test plans to ensure high-qualitysystems. May assist business partners with User Acceptance Testing. Withlimited direction, supports the implementation of systems into production,including integration of purchased solutions. Responsible for Code AssetManagement for an application or set of applications. Supports and promotes thereuse of assets across the organization. May lead or act as a subject matterexpert for projects and/or service requests impacting an application or set ofapplications. Serves as team leader to direct technical activities, while alsoproviding support for small and large highly complex projects that requireincreased skill across multiple technical environments and disciplines, thathave system wide impact and that integrate across the organization. Receivessome supervision and direction as regards prioritization of work but iscompetent to work independently and to offer direction and oversight toassigned team.

Fundamental Components included but are not limited to:

Experience with the use of the SAFE Agile Delivery model

Day to Day coordination with onshore and offshore teams for code

delivery and integration

Work with Business team for requirements analysis

Preparation of interface specifications document for Design

Guidance to teams for development

Reviews and quality gate for solution artefacts, code delivery

and testing process

Coordinates Production deployment for signed off code

Troubleshoot various issues related to code and configuration in

Production and non-Production environments.

Provide guidance and help to resolve any system related issues

Understanding and guiding team on new trends, initiatives, best

practices both from business and technical stand point.

Qualifications Requirements and Preferences:

IBM Integration Bus (IIB) V9 / V10

IBM WebSphere Message Queue

IBM DB2 Database

Java / J2EE

IBM Rational Team Concert

IBM Operation Decision Manager (nice to have)

Mark Logic (Preferred)

IBM API connect (Preferred)

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.

Affiliated with a technical or professional organization or user group

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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.

Benefit Eligibility

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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.