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Aetna Architect Advisor - 58779BR in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

Req ID: 58779BR


As an Architect Advisor, you will be a key influencer to both business and technology teams by assessing business opportunities and challenges, evaluating existing technology solutions and exploring technology solutions across the business landscape. Exposure to broad business, technology and organizational requirements will be invaluable for those candidates who are looking to expand their business and technology leadership and impact

Job Description:

Engage with internal business partners and other stakeholders to understand business opportunities and effectively elicit project requirements. Establish core technology expectations with business and IT stakeholders Research both existing and new technology solutions. Coordinate exploration, evaluation and selection of appropriate technology solutions to drive targeted business outcomes Influence the development of a technology lifecycle management process. Implement and drive the adoption of this robust process across business and technology Participate and lead cross functional discussions with vendors, business units and technology teams to understand vendor solutions and determine the technical appropriateness, integration with CVS Health/Aetna, risks and business fit of specific solutions. Evaluate, build consensus and arbitrate architecture, infrastructure and applications integration options and considerations.

Background/Experience desired:

  • Minimum of 10 years of recent and related experience with Enterprise Scale Solutions, Architecture and Hybrid Solutions that leverage the breadth of the enterprise coupled with new and innovative vendor technology

  • Be a demonstrated leader in driving Information Technology as an enabler for business success

  • Communicate and collaborate in an outcome centric style at all levels of the organization

  • Be proactive and self-directed while influencing colleagues to achieve cross-functional alignment

  • Thrive in a fast-paced, growth environments

  • Build creditability of a team and within the Office of the CTO

  • Demonstrate varying levels of knowledge of web, mobile and multi-platform and hybrid architecture

  • Assist with technology-related Requests for Information (RFI) or Requests for Proposal (RFP)

  • Understanding current and future trends in Information Technology

  • Deal comfortably with risk and ambiguity, changing course when needed

  • Great proactive communication skills, communicates openly and honestly with all colleagues

  • Demonstrate strong writing skills to develop analysis work products, white papers, and responses to organizational queries on technology

  • Well versed across the Technology Spectrum and the ability to lead through vision, conviction and technical mastery

  • Ability to formulate and drive technology research and selection

  • Drive your gravitas to earn the respect and cooperation of your colleagues

  • IT delivery or development experience at some point in the career is required

  • Have some level of program/project management experience.


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


Functional - Information Technology/Enterprise architecture/7-10 Years

Functional - Information Technology/Business architecture/4-6 Years

Functional - Information Technology/Strategy & planning/4-6 Years

Functional - Information Technology/Application architecture/4-6 Years

Functional - Leadership/Lead a major change effort culture change/1-3 Years


Technical - Asset Management/Asset Center/1-3 Years/Power User

Technical - Modeling/Unified Modeling Language (UML)/1-3 Years/End User



CVS Health is spearheading the fundamental change in Healthcare. Today's healthcare environment is clumsy, inefficient and not focused on driving proactive wellness. In this position, you will be part of the Information technology team charged with driving business change and making comprehensive wellness part of everyone lives

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.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

Aetna takes our candidates's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

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.