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Cloud Architect Advisor - 70085BR

Primary Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford
Cloud has made technology more complex and yet more capable than ever. We are looking for a cloud technologist capable technically and influentially. You will be expected to be a self-starter, highly collaborative, and a perpetual learner. The successful candidate will be a creative cloud enthusiast with a well-rounded skill set as well as a strong business acumen. We strive to be the best at what we do and craft outcomes for our customers daily.


A Cloud Architect is a programmatic leader and solutions architect to advise, assist, and empower the creation, transformation, and maturation of the Cloud Journey.

· Analyze existing on-premise application landscapes to implement refactoring or rebuilding major application initiatives in the Cloud

· Create integrations for Cloud and On-premise Applications and play a major role in redesigning applications

· Provide the technical direction for the cloud platform roadmap, including analysis microservices and public API

· Develop cloud-native solutions within Azure, GCP or AWS in a dynamic and agile environment

· Design and development patterns to support business-critical applications and services

· Manage the architecture plan for containerization, and deployment of cloud systems

· Management of native cloud technologies for user management, security, costing and tools

· Understand onboarding applications onto IaaS, PaaS and SaaS offerings, deployment automation, DevOps, scripting, containers and Cloud Governance

Fundamental Components:
Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction
Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity

Manages technology strategy, direction, management and support of business systems delivery. Collects requirements for approved projects and aggregates resource demand by the supplier and by role. Acts as the primary technical resource across several areas of expertise, to senior client and information technology management and staff. Provides expert technical consultation to senior IT management strategic planning groups. Leads development of solutions with high complexity and risk with business area implications. Fosters and engages in teamwork at the highest management and technical levels across business lines. Anticipates and proactively responds to future customer, industry and information technology trends. Be viewed as subject matter and delivery expert for the organization by a wide range of management. Develops and implement technology strategies that influence business area with senior management review. Communicates the architectural strategy throughout all levels of the organization. Produces quality output for highly visible IT products, services and future business development.

Background Experience:
3 or more of the below experience statements:
3+ years of experience as a cloud architect in a large enterprise environment
3+ years of experience performing in a site reliability engineering role
3+ years of experience with Cloud solutions, platforms, and technologies
3+ years of experience across the application development lifecycle
3+ years of experience with data platforms and governance

Knowledge of Security, Authentication, MFA, Authorization, B2C, Data Privacy, Identity and Access Management (IAM), Cryptography / Key Management, Access Controls and Security Protocols


Additional Job Information:
Recognized as an expert / thought leader within the company.Anticipates and solves highly complex problems with broad impact on a business area.Progression to this level is typically restricted.

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
10 - 25%

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

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

Candidate Privacy Information:
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