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Enterprise / Technology Architect - 67047BR

Primary Location: Downers Grove, Illinois
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford, IL-Downers Grove, MA-Burlington, PA-Blue Bell, TX-Plano
If you enjoy working with emerging technologies within AI, Machine Learning, Cloud and IoT this could be right career opportunity for you!

Responsible for 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 utilizing established standards, procedures and methodologies.

Fundamental Components:
Researches and proposes technical strategies. Studies and documents architectural frameworks and reference material. Identifies and solves complex design problems and creates new solutions 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, independently. Creates 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 and reference material for architecture and associated products.Develops and maintains common services, repositories and utility components for the enterprise. Develops and maintain enterprise-wide and domain blueprints and models for the architecture portfolio. Provides program and project level architectures, including support for data, application and technology architecture.Provides data, application and technology deliverables on a program and project level basis including risk and 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:
Minimum of six years’ recent and related experience in information systems architecture methodologies.Experience with object-oriented modeling principles (inheritance, polymorphism) and methods (use cases, sequence diagrams, etc.).Experience with architectural abstractions and design patterns. Bachelor degree in Computer Science or a closely-related discipline, or an equivalent combination of formal education and experience.


Additional Job Information:
Requires broad and comprehensive knowledge in leading edge techniques and/or technologies.Specialist level job requiring advanced knowledge and specialized experience in a specific discipline and knowledge of related disciplines.

Percent of Travel Required:
10 - 25%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

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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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