Jul 03, 2020

Senior Director, Architecture

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Burlington, MA, USA
Information Technology (IT)

Job Description


Description: POSITION SUMMARYAetna is taking 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. Aetna Digital, a newly formed startup like business unit within Aetna, will design, build and deliver completely new and integrated digital experiences for our users along with the underlying platform to support it.Aetna Digital is looking for a motivated, accomplished Senior Director of Architecture with deep technical expertise in designing, building and delivering complex software architecture. You will be responsible for guiding, coaching, and managing architects responsible for our customer facing platforms. This role will require EXCELLENT coalition building skills, solid technical knowledge, great communications skills, and the ability to understand the big picture.71647 Fundamental Components: Lead & guide a team of highly advanced technical architects in the creation of a complex software platform.Work with senior leadership as a representative of Aetna Digital in other technical business areas within Aetna in architectural decision making.Understand the "big picture" and guide your team to defining architectural solutions that solve the business needsUnderstand and implement appropriate processes to support the architecture team and the needs of the organization and businessWork with senior management on strategy and directionParticipate in high-level architectural discussions Background Experience: 15+ years recent and related experience in systems architecture methodologies rich understanding of architectural and design patterns7+ years of people management experienceTrack record of leading, mentoring, and attracting architects by building a collaborative architecture approach in an Agile organizationModern technologies experience such as: Node.js, Python, Ruby, Java, messaging (i.e. AWS SNS/SQS, RabbitMQ), etc.Passion for continuous learning in a way that keeps the company on the "leading edge"Superior written and verbal communication skillsDemonstrates initiative and drive; self-motivated, organized, and detail oriented; creative and analyticalExperience working across multiple business units and fostering product and program unityExperience in Agile development methodologyExperience in AWS and other cloud environments and servicesExperience with SAFe Software Development Principles a plus Clinical Licensure: N/A Potential Telework Position: No Percent of Travel Required: 0 - 10% EEO Statement: Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer Benefit Eligibility: Benefit eligibility may vary by 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.#LI-DT1PDN-71647BR

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