Description: Note: Position location can be Aetna office in Downers Grove, IL, Blue Bell, PA, Phoenix, AZ, Hartford, CT **Sponsorship is not available for this position. Partners with the development, specification and communication of Aetna's architecture and technology plans. Included are the Business, Conceptual, Data, Application and Technical architectures. Ensures the development of efficient application systems uti
Fundamental Components: Researches and proposes technical strategies. Studies and documents architectural frameworks and reference material. Designs and modifies components of new and existing IT systems and vendor offerings to promote integrated corporate business systems. Designs, supports and deploys mechanisms to enhance, refine, and deliver the architecture vision. Performs related duties as assigned or requested with general supervision. Understands & applies the Conceptual Architecture, Vision and Principles. Develops Business models to guide development of the architecture. Analyzes current information technology environments to identify and assess critical capabilities and recommend solutions. Provides research and development activities for architecture. Completes product positioning and assessments. Provides lab and vendor support. Provides guidance for enterprise wide technology. Develops frameworks, standards & reference material for architecture and associated products. Contributes to the development & maintenance of common services, repositories & utility components for the enterprise. Contributes to the development & maintenance of enterprise-wide and domain blueprints/models for the architecture portfolio. Provides project level architectures, including support for data, application & technology architecture. Provides data, application & technology deliverables on a project level basis including risk & opportunity assessment, modeling and design related products and services. Manages the architecture governance activities associated with ensuring compliance with the enterprise architecture. Effectively communicates the architecture to all levels of the organization. Background Experience: Experience with object-oriented modeling principles (inheritance, polymorphism) and methods (use cases, sequence diagrams, etc.). Experience with architectural abstractions and design patterns. Minimum of 3 years recent and related experience in information systems development or implementation Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience.
#LI-DI1 Additional Job Information: Intermediate job level expanding knowledge in discipline and broader knowledge in application. Required Skills: Leadership - Collaborating for Results, Technology - Developing Competitive Technology and Architecture, Technology - Developing Software Solutions Desired Skills: General Business - Consulting for Solutions, General Business - Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen, Technology - Creating Technology Partnerships Functional Skills: Information Technology - Application architecture Potential Telework Position: No Percent of Travel Required: 10 - 25% EEO Statement: Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer Benefit Eligibility: Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position. Candidate Privacy Information: Aetna takes our candidate'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.