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Aetna Technology Research Architect / Senior Java or Python Developer - 60559BR in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

Req ID: 60559BR

Job Description

Note: Position can be located in following Aetna Office: Hartford, CT, Blue Bell, PA, Downers Grove, IL.

*Visa sponsorship or transfer is not offered for this position

Outstanding career opportunity for person who is currently a software developer looking to advance into Architect role. Will have exposure to innovation technology!

As Technology Research Architect, you will be a key contributor to researching and assessing emerging technologies to enable innovation across the enterprise. As part of the dedicated technology research team within the office of the CTO, you will be responsible for exploring and gaining deep understanding of technological advances, emergent technologies and disruptive trends. You will be responsible for facilitating the ideas of using new and existing technologies in novel and unique ways to support a wide range of technologies including digitization, intelligent business processes automation, artificial intelligence, Blockchain, internet of things, immersive interfaces, and hybrid cloud.

In this role, you will influence business owners, technical leaders, solution architects and integration architects in achieving CVS Health strategic goals by enabling the use of cutting-edge technologies to solve previously unsolved business challenges.

You will also partner with other enterprise architects, solution architects, security and infrastructure teams during the pilot implementations of emerging technologies and be primarily responsible for validating conceptual architectures, guiding teams on the design and devising strategies to integrate with other CVS Health enterprise systems. You will serve as an integral partner, guiding application teams to adopt newer technologies to create disruptive and transformational breakthroughs that create new growth opportunities, competitive business services and result in delightful customer experiences.

Fundamental Components included but are not limited to:

-Lead analysis of emerging technologies to identify capabilities that become the basis for the technical transformation strategy, enterprise re-use, and risk mitigation.

  • Research and explore emerging technologies to enable innovation across the enterprise.

  • Conduct proof-of-technologies, demos, brown bag sessions and generate inspiration for innovative thinking.

  • Contribute to knowledge bank and maintain repository for deliverables, methodologies, and solution patterns.

  • Collaborate with business owners and IT leaders to identify opportunities to apply emerging technologies to solve complex business problems.

  • Adhere to enterprise architecture strategies, principles, standards, policies and procedures.

  • Contribute to knowledge bank and maintain repository for deliverables, methodologies, and solution patterns.

Qualifications Requirements and Preferences:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a senior developer or an IT architect, with demonstrated experience in designing and developing Java and/or Python based applications

  • Exposure to one or more of the following - AI, Blockchain, IoT or AR/VR

  • Exposure to machine learning and deep learning techniques.

  • Exposure to Agile and/or Scaled Agile Framework (SAFE) desirable.

  • Must demonstrate hands on coding skills to develop PoTs to validate emerging technology capabilities within assigned technology domains.

  • Must demonstrate technical leadership, be able to turn vision into action, drive outcomes, and promote common goals and actions.

  • Healthcare experience is a significant plus.

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the organization;

this includes written and verbal communication as well as visualizations.

  • Team player able to work effectively at all levels of an organization with the ability to influence others and move toward consensus.

-Strong situational analysis and decision-making abilities. Ability to think creatively and to drive innovation.

  • Ability to multi-task and rapid context switch between various technology research and innovation activities.

  • Experience researching groundbreaking, cutting edge technologies and drive innovation to address business needs and making

recommendations to IT and business leaders based on applicability.

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Required Skills:

Technology - Developing Software Solutions, Technology - Promoting Emerging Technology, Technology - Selecting and Applying Technology Solutions

Additional Job Information:

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the organization;

this includes written and verbal communication as well as visualizations.

  • Team player able to work effectively at all levels of an organization with the ability to influence others and move toward consensus.

-Strong situational analysis and decision-making abilities. Ability to think creatively and to drive innovation.

  • Ability to multi-task and rapid context switch between various technology research and innovation activities.

  • Experience researching groundbreaking, cutting edge technologies and drive innovation to address business needs and making

recommendations to IT and business leaders based on applicability.

Benefit Eligibility

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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.

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