Senior Development/Project Man

Posting ID : A1068494882
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Software Qa Dba Etc

Working At Aetna -- the Value To YouWhat does it mean to work at Aetna? A lot. From programs and benefits that support your financial, physical and emotional health to opportunities to build your knowledge and expand your career, the company makes working here a valuable experience in many ways.

POSITION SUMMARY:
As an IT Senior Project Manager / SoftwareDevelopmentManager the key responsibilities of thisposition will uphold and evangelize the Principles of Agile /Scrum Methodologies and Software Engineering Best Practices withinthe Health Care industry's development team and nationwide projects.

Fundamental Components:
* Demonstrate Leadership abilities to our clients with the deployment of software upgrades, enhancements and fixes that coordinated based on release schedules.
* Able to collaborate with Cross Functional Departments such as; Sales, Business Analysts and Product Management to define the Product's Vision.
* Provide software development plan that meets the future needs of our clients and markets, based on the state-of-the-art technologies.
* Evolve the existing software system applications and architecture in various areas as needed.
* Coordinate release and sprint planning meetings/ schedules.
* Act as an Agile Mentor to the more junior / associate level team members and assist the Associate level Team Members in Agile Estimation Techniques.
* Assist Developers resolve both technical and soft skill issues.
* Coach and provide guidance to individual team member&tm;s performance and meeting department metrics.
* Provide leadership and guidance to coach, motivate and lead team members to their optimum, performance levels and career development.
* Develop Project Pans to manage SDLC activities.
* Generate status reports and collect operational metrics to manage team activities.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE:
* 7+ yearsof experience as a Senior Software Developer and Project Lead.
* 7+ years of experience working through design, development, release cycle and delivering software products to market.
* Proven track record of successful delivery of software applications as an Individual, Team Leader and / or Development Manager.
* 5+ years of experience Agile / Scrum practices and methodologies. Able to lead retrospective document outcomes and guide team members in Agile best practices.
* Proficient understanding of Software Development life cycles.
* Previous experience with managing the development of SaaS and Cloud Based Applications.
* Proficient experience with Web Services such as; REST, SOAP and many others.
* Strong Leadership, and Project Management experience.
* Excellent time management, organizational and problem solving skills.
* Good business acumen. Professional communication skills both written and verbal.
* Ability to work in a deadline driven environment.

EDUCATION
The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
* Preferred BS Degree in Computer Science or other related field of studies.
* PMP Certification is preferred.

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
* The location of the position is an office based in Alpharetta, GA.
* No telecommuting
* No relocation benefits offered

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.



Required Skills:
* 7+ yearsof experience as a Senior Software Developer and Project Lead.
* 7+ years of experience with JAVA, .Net and Web Services.
* Solid experience with Cloud based applications.
* 7+ years of experience working through design, development, release cycle and delivering software products to market.
* Proven track record of successful delivery of software applications as an Individual, Team Leader and / or Development Manager.
* 5+ years of experience Agile / Scrum practices and methodologies. Able to lead retrospective document outcomes and guide team members in Agile best practices.
* Proficient understanding of Software Development life cycles.

How to apply
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