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Business - Technical Architect - 58600BR

Primary Location: Downers Grove, Illinois
Additional Locations: IL-Downers Grove
CVS Health is looking for mental acrobats who arent afraid to use all their technical skills, business understanding and stellar communication skills to tackle complex problems as part of the Office of the CTO. Healthcare is a magnet for change and with it comes the challenges of increasingly complex ecosystems.

Fundamental Components:
Wicked problems might include business processes, design, data engineering & analytics, platforms, integration and much more. This highly dynamic team is looking for a few good people who enjoy scientific, social and intuitive research tactics to help the whole of CVS Health to achieve its goals.

Two characteristics of our team is that we are fearless collaborators and have a sense of urgency. CVS Health is a place where people work better, together. We are part of a new conversation around healthcare and want to be healthy participants in this dialogue.

Wicked Problems solvers are part of the architecture forensics group. We are excellent versatilists: explain complex challenges simply, perpetual learners, share energy within a team and are stellar visual communicators. We measure success in swiftness, clarity, and ability to empower the success of others. Thank yous and positive emoticons are highly recognized.


-Minimum of 3 years recent and related experience as a Business and technology Architect in technology deployment and creative adoption.

What you are good at:
- Technology: Depth in one or many areas of technology. Including but not limited to data, development, XaaS Platforms, design (digital / UI / UX), integration patterns and much more.
- Storytelling: Written Words matter. You don't have to always say the right things, but appreciate the words count. Pictures are 1000 words. Able to visual conceptualize ideas through whiteboards, technical tools, and cartoons if applicable.
- Networking with real people: Keeping circles of colleagues and friends inside and out of the role is critical. Your team and beyond enable your knowledge and enthusiasm to scale exponentially. LinkedIn and Facebook connections don't count here.
- Taking and giving feedback. We value a healthy dialogue of continual improvement and want you to fit into our culture.
- Puzzles: Wicked Problems can be like solving a puzzle without the full picture. Colors, lines, and shapes matter.

Extra bonus points if:
- Consider developing code to be as easy as Legos
- Have participated in a company's transformation program
- Have considered and built a personal brand
- Have had architect, leader, master of all, or emperor in a past job title
- Consider art and technology to be a converged medium

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


The most exciting and challenging part of wicked problem solving is that nothing is off limits - technology, design, process etc - old or new - it's all on the table to potentially tackle. This role provides access to a continually rotating set of problems and challenges. Candidate wicked problem solvers will thrive in this environment but will also be continually challenged to grow and evolve both knowledge and skills.

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.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

Aetna takes our candidates'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.

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
10 - 25%

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