Aetna Senior Architect - 54546BR in Downers Grove, Illinois

Req ID: 54546BR


Aetna is seeking a proven technical leader for Architecture missions around Digital Transformation, Hybrid Solutions and API Centric Integration.

Fundamental Components:

Proven experience in the architecture beyond lead design duties with thorough understanding of application architectural componentization Must demonstrate a deep knowledge of architecture principles and describe the employment of those on several projects * Clear and complete understanding of the difference and delineation between architecture and high level design is required Proven project experience and ability to lead a group through an architectural development process and collaborate with application development teams, architects, Business and other project constituents Ability to discover and define technical requirements and their relationship to functional requirements and to determine the adequacy of documented requirements for architecture definition\ Strong business and technology decision making skills are required Candidate must have prior experience in a technical leadership role Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and strong leadership skills to effectively influence decisions and positively impact progress are required


Minimum of six years recent and related experience in information systems architecture methodologies. Experience with architectural abstractions and design patterns. Experience with object-oriented modeling principles (inheritance, polymorphism) and methods (use cases, sequence diagrams, etc.). Architecture experience required should be heavily based in System Integration Demonstrated architecture experience with Service Interface Design utilizing Service or Data Bus technology with a focus on performance is required Experience with Service and API management applications (e.g. IIB, Layer7, APIc, WSRR, etc.) is requiredStrong UML experience is essentialUnderstanding of rules engine and business process management (BPM) applications and tools is preferred Experience with Agile Methodology including Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is desired Healthcare, Consumer Products, Insurance/Financial services industry knowledge is preferred, but not required.#LI-EG1


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


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

Functional - Leadership/Lead significant enterprise-wide initiative/1-3 Years

Functional - Leadership/Lead a major product launch/1-3 Years


Technical - Modeling/Rational Rose/1-3 Years/End User

Technical - Modeling/Unified Modeling Language (UML)/4-6 Years/End User

Technical - Subject Disciplines/Enterprise Content Management/1-3 Years/End User


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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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.