Product Manager (Advanced Analytics)

Aetna   •  

Hartford, CT

Industry: Healthcare


8 - 10 years

Posted 98 days ago

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Aetna's mandate is to transform health and wellness via products that enable consumer engagement and best-in-class experience. This team is responsible for Aetna's digital transformation and all digital products; as well as the development and execution of the digital roadmap. A key part of the responsibility is to build an integrated platform that enables the delivery of products to drive engagement and revolutionize health and wellness. We want you to be apart of the team that will build this next generation platform.

Leveraging your expertise in Big Data, IoT, Native Cloud, Application Development, Machine Learning and Deep Learning, you will join a product team that is building disruptive cloud platform that will transform the healthcare industry and improve the lives of hundreds of millions of people. Aetna Digital is a highly energetic, highly collaborative team that operates as a startup within the Aetna Enterprise. We want you to bring your talent and expertise to drive the change the is desperately needed within the healthcare industry.

Come Join Aetna Digital!

Fundamental Components:
As a Product Manager in Aetna Digital you will work in a fast-paced environment and will carry the responsibility to manage key components of an advanced digital services platform. You will be expected collaborate very closely with other Product Managers and Product Owners in a fully scaled agile environment.

You will work closely with senior leaders to ensure that investments are aligned to the organizations strategic goals and you will manage the feature backlog accordingly. In turn, you will be guiding multiple scrum teams with representation from architecture, user experience design, test, dev/ops, and more.

Advanced analytics experience in the form of Machine learning and deep learning (AI) exposure and expertise is required as we will be selecting and deploying the technologies and capabilities for Data Scientists and Engineers to implement their ML and Algorithms in our Big Data environments to deliver the data centric and personalized recommendations that will drive our consumer engagement.

This role affords you the opportunity to expand your skills by working alongside talented and passionate teammates from diverse backgrounds. You will be expected to contribute in one or more of the following areas:

Big Data and IoT (platforms, tools, services that empower Data Scientists to discover and expose actionable analytics)

You will help build personal recommendation systems for employees, members, and consumers so they can achieve their health ambitions, and improve their health and well-being,leverage the services of Aetna partners, wearable devices, content providers and the broader health care ecosystem, and deliver innovative capabilities utilizing Aetnas compelling intellectual property and strategic partnerships with renowned research institutions.

Key responsibilities
Define feature, capabilities, epic priorities and align the efforts of agile product teams
Expand our Big Data Business Intelligence capabilities with scalable and self service solutions.
Understand customer needs to define short term and long-term product direction, articulate user stories and features
Decompose high-level requirements into user stories and tasks, manage and prioritize the product backlog, participate in scrums and meta-scrums, and validate delivered solution designs.
Understands, assesses and critiques the architecture proposed by the Application architecture team and ensures that the scrum team delivery is aligned to the overall solution architecture
Communicate product vision effectively to peers and other leaders
Guide product strategy from internal pilots to external launch
Perform industry research as necessary to support feature development.
Partner with engineering team to define, track and test user stories in an agile software development life-cycle.
Provide product subject matter expertise and leadership.
Work with program management to track schedule against the roadmap and escalate risks and issues.

Ensure internal product stakeholders needs and expectations are met
Promote transparency by helping communicate through SAFe/SCRUM practices
Collaborate with external vendors on requirements definition and feature development
Track the competitive landscape to ensure Aetna remains competitive in the marketplace.
Evaluate and select key Advanced Analytics platform technologies
Collaborate closely with architecture and UX teams

Proven experience building consumer facing products at scale
Digital healthcare experience highly desired
Passion for health and wellness and Aetna Digital mission is a must
8+ years of experience, particularly in product management and product development
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
Proven ability to deliver convincing business case recommendations to senior management
Demonstrated collaborative style, with ability to lead and influence diverse teams
Demonstrated experience driving agile product development.

Start-up mentality and desire to innovate at a fast pace
Strong critical thinker who makes balanced, insightful decisions
Ability to thrive in a fully SAFe-Agile development environment
Certified Product Manager / Owner desired
Maintain strong relationships across key stakeholders and constituents
Engaging and concise speaking and presentation skills


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

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.