Aetna Director, Strategy & Product Manager in Burlington, Massachusetts

Req ID: 49387BR


Aetna Digital, a newly formed startup style unit within Aetna, will design, build and deliver completely new and integrated digital experiences for our users. In addition, it has embarked on a major initiative to redesign and rebuild many of its customer facing digital assets. This effort will include a completely new approach to building software within Aetna, using the latest design approaches, technologies, and processes.

Fundamental Components:

The Director of Strategy and Product Management is a new and important role within the Aetna Digital organization. The mission of this role is to transform health and wellness with digital products that compel consumer engagement and a create a best-in-class experience. This senior position is responsible for the product strategy, roadmap, and execution in the following areas:

Cloud Platform - new platform that will support accelerated development and delivery of new clinical and well-being services; leveraging modern native-cloud architectures, analytics, and IoT; supporting elastic demand, high security, and 24x7x365 resilience

Services Development work closely with Clinical teams that develop offerings on the Platform, understand their requirements, and drive product plans and priorities which enable these teams to: 1) provide personalized recommendations to employees, members, and consumers so they can achieve their health ambitions, and improve their health and well-being, 2) which leverage the services of Aetna partners, wearable devices, content providers and the broader health care ecosystem, and 3) which deliver innovative capabilities utilizing Aetnas compelling intellectual property and strategic partnerships with renowned research institutions.

Key responsibilities

Guide product strategy from internal pilots to external launch Deliver a world-class, integrated digital consumer experience Evaluate and select key Cloud platform technologies Articulate key uses cases and requirements Collaborate closely with architecture and UX teams Define feature priorities and align the efforts of agile product teams


Proven experience building consumer facing products at scale Digital healthcare experience highly desired Passion for health and wellness and the Aetna Digital mission is a must 8+ years of senior management experience or equivalent, 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

Critical Skills/Competencies

Start-up mentality and desire to innovate at a fast pace Strong critical thinker who makes balanced, insightful decisions Ability to recruit top talent and motivate the team Seen as credible source of technology leadership Ability to thrive in a fully SAFE-Agile development environment Maintain strong relationships across key stakeholders and constituents


The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Master's degree.


Dollar-for-dollar match up-to 6% of your 401(k) contributions! Health care (HSA/FSA), dental, vision benefits, PTO One volunteer day per quarter An onsite gym $200/yr towards wellness - gym membership, fitbit, treadmill Up-to 5K a year toward tuition reimbursement Up-to 1.5K a year for training/conferences

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.

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