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Director, Software Architecture ~65488BR

Primary Location: Burlington, MA
Additional Locations: MA-Burlington
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Description:
Aetna's mandate is to transform health and wellness via products that enable consumer engagement and a best-in-class experience. This team is responsible for Aetna's digital strategy and all digital products; as well as the development roadmap and execution of the roadmap. A key part of this team is to build an integrated platform and underlying products to drive engagement and revolutionize health and wellness.

Aetna 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 developing software within Aetna, using the latest design approaches, technologies, and processes. Aetna Digital is a newly formed startup like business unit within Aetna, which will design, build and deliver a completely new and integrated digital experience for our users.

Come Join Aetna Digital!



Fundamental Components:
Aetna Digital is looking for a motivated, accomplished Director of Architecture experienced in designing, building and delivering complex software according to business needs. 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.
Fundamental Components:
Lead and manage a team of exceptional software architects in the creation of Aetna's customer focused software platforms
Understand the "big picture" and guide your team to defining architectural solutions that solve the business needs
Understand and implement appropriate processes to support the architecture team and the needs of the organization and business
Work with senior management on strategy and direction
Participate in high-level architectural discussions


Background Experience:
15+ years recent and related experience in solutions or systems architecture methodologies rich understanding of architectural and design patterns
7+ years of people management experience
Track record of leading, mentoring, and attracting architects by building a collaborative architecture approach in an Agile organization
Breadth of modern technologies such as: Node.js, Python, 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 skills
Demonstrates initiative and drive; self-motivated, organized, and detail oriented; creative and analytical
Experience working across multiple business units and fostering product and program unity
Experience in Agile development methodology
Experience in AWS and other cloud environments and services
Experience with SAFe Software Development Principles a plus

EDUCATION
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


Additional Job Information:
Dollar-for-dollar match up-to 5% of your 401(k) contributions!
Health care (HSA/FSA), dental, vision benefits, PTO
Gym / Showers
A top of the line MacBook Pro
Sit/stand desk
Free Parking (Burlington, MA office)
Aetna-sponsored refreshments, Friday lunches, etc.
Tuition reimbursement
Reimbursement also available for additional Certification, Training & Conferences

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. 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.

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