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Confidential, Middletown

Senior Application Specialist, Information Technology Department

  • Serve as hands - on lead / developer for insurance policy writing application.
  • Work with Development Consultants, system engineers and project managers to create and review technical and functional requirements.
  • Review and approve design and test deliverables for projects.
  • Monitor application code quality through development, test and QA.
  • Participate in addressing root cause analyses, incident reports and provide direction in problem resolution.
  • Ensure compliance with system architecture, security and technology standards.
  • Ensure compliance with change control and release management process.
  • Provide on-call application support.

Confidential, Hartford, Connecticut.

Senior Programmer/Analyst, Channel Management / ADA - Navigator

  • Enhance, develop and support projects and enhancements to Aetna’s Navigator Member Healthcare suite. Applications are Java/J2EE Spring based.
  • Develop close working relationships with members of teams within the organization.
  • Serve as a point contact for onshore and offshore development team members.
  • Participate as a member or lead in Agile teams and work with the product owner to review user stories, estimate and create sprint backlogs, participate in sprint reviews, demos and retrospectives.
  • Conduct peer code reviews with team members and third party vendors.
  • Review implementation plans and participate in product installations.
  • Production support tasks, which include: responding to service tickets and service requests within established time criteria, maintaining internal reports to track outages and assist with future problem resolution.

Confidential, Hartford, Connecticut.

Information Engineer, Corporate Information Technology - Reinsurance IT

  • Hands-on Java/STA4J developer / lead in re-platforming of existing legacy AR/AP financial systems. Technology employed - Java/J2EE/Oracle, JSF/Rich Faces, and Hibernate/JPA/EJBs.
  • Prepares and communicates progress on team/project activity.
  • Work with the application architect to ensure project development design and solution meets application and enterprise standards.
  • Interpret business use case into functional/technical artifacts and proto-typing.

Confidential ., Hartford, Connecticut.

Senior Programmer Analyst, Channel Management / ADA - Navigator

  • Serve as hands-on lead developer in support of Aetna’s Navigator Healthcare suite. Platform is web based - WASD/Java/DB2/J2EE with UNIX based modules.
  • Manage system enhancement projects and product development through all phases of project life cycle including estimation; schedule, change, issue and risk management; resource allocation, task tracking and iterative development.
  • Requirements Management including use case development, requirements traceability and requirement maturity tracking.
  • Responsible for ongoing production support of application systems.

Confidential, Southbury, Connecticut.

Senior Information Technology Specialist, Global Services

Serve as a mobile consultant in the New England Business Innovation Services Practice. Listed below are highlights from project experiences:

  • Web Developer - Developed web based application on a Java, J2EE/Struts architecture framework. Coding of forms / actions, and java classes. Document, and communicate designs using UML/Rational Rose notations. Review team designs and code for efficiency and conformance to standards. Participated in the design, development, coding, testing, debugging and documentation of web-based financial applications. Client: Amica Insurance.
  • Web Developer - J2EE application developer thru application lifecycle - Build, Test, Debug, Tune, and Deploy. Design, develop and implement solutions using JSP and Servlets under the Confidential JADE framework. Worked closely with client management to identify and specify complex business requirements and processes. Researches and evaluates alternative solutions and makes recommendations.

    Client: Confidential .

  • Consultant - Provide first level aid in software, data base maintenance, and general administration to business unit in support of large Java/Swing based application. Responsible for development of unit test scenarios. Coordinate acceptance, recommend implementation strategies and general trouble shooting related to business unit development needs. Coordinate usability and performance test. Maintain system build schedules and metrics. Providing general mentoring on sound testing practices.

    Client: Confidential .

  • Web Developer - Develop front end GUI design using JSP, HTML and JavaScript for large Intranet based application. Responsible for interpreting use cases to create Java class utilizing VisualAge for Java for deployment to Websphere application server. Participate in team walkthroughs of both code and design ideas. Work closely with the other team members to insure very smooth system integration of all components, and supported the Quality assurance team in testing all of the system functionality.

    Client: Confidential .

  • Business/Analyst - Develop strong relationships with external clients and clearly understand their business requirements in development of a Personal Lines Web/Intranet based policy quoting system. Lead analysis team, following development methodology for all phases of lifecycle. Formalization of user requirements as textual and diagrammatic use cases for use in the development process. Run small group sessions with customer to identify and validate desired functionality. Adheres to standards/methodology and strategies. Provide team status and escalate issues. Define responsibilities, operations, attributes, and relationships of several classes/objects. Develop design packages, design subsystems, which including any classes owned by the packages or subsystems. Client: Seabury & Smith.

  • Programmer/Analyst - Served as technical lead responsible for application integration and development for a major insurance company’s start up auto business. Creation of MVS COBOL/DB2 application interfaces between application software and customers legacy system. Interacted with customer to develop specification and requirement definition. Adding customization to business partner’s products to accommodate client’s needs and maintenance of application software. Client: Confidential .

Clients: Confidential, Travelers.

Senior Programmer/Analyst, Large Accounts Business Unit

Programmer/Analyst, Development Unit

  • In-house IT consultant involved in functional and technical design, installation, customization and continued development of Visual Basic Commercial Auto and Property applications.
  • Incorporate client specifications into evolving development architecture.
  • Act as liaison between Programmers and Clients.
  • Participate in teams to create new software products employing Visual Basic.
  • Conduct on site technical training of newly hired staff and software developing customers.

Confidential, Hartford, Connecticut.

Systems Specialist, Aetna Information and Technology

Senior Programmer/Analyst, Systems Department

Programmer/Analyst, Systems Department

  • Technical lead in team development and maintenance of PC / network based application software for Commercial and Personal Lines of Business - Property, GL, Umbrella and Specialty products.
  • Analyzing requests and suggestions for product modifications, including both technical and cost benefit analyst of proposed support.
  • Design and build testing plans/scenarios to ensure quality of products.


Industries: Banking, Healthcare, Insurance, (Property/ Casualty, Life & Reinsurance), Education, HR

Java/J2EE/Other: JSP, Servlet, EJB, JDBC, JTA, JNDI, LDAP, Soap, WSDL, Spring, Hibernate, JPA, Struts, Gosu

Middleware: Websphere, Weblogic, JBoss


Scripts: Java Script, JSLT, Ajax

IDE: Websphere Studio Application Developer/RAD, Web Logic, Eclipse

Source Control: Rational Clear Case, PVCS, Subversion, CVS, Visual Source Safe

Database and tools: Oracle, PL/SQL, Stored Procedures, DB2, Toad, AQT, Erwin, MS Access. SoapUI

Development methodologies, deployment & Testing: RUP, Agile methodology, JUnit, Quality Center, Rational ClearQuest

Microsoft: Visual Basic, MS-Access programming, MS-Excel, MS Word, Power Point

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