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Systems Engineering Advisor - Middleware

Primary Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
Additional Locations: AZ-Scottsdale, MA-Boston, MA-Burlington
We are seeking a Systems Engineer Advisor to lead and support the design, delivery, optimization and scalability of the products and services supported by Integrated Middleware/Technology Integration Engineering, with an emphasis on supporting the roadmap for next generation infrastructure. Evaluates, recommends and delivers innovative infrastructure engineering solutions for Middleware technologies that meet service level agreements while positioning to be responsive to changing business requirements. Demonstrates superior knowledge of the core technical components of the infrastructure and understands the end-to-end technology components.

Fundamental Components:
Assess, engineer, develop, design and support new products that provide capabilities for advanced tooling and application support. Lead efforts to strategize and develop solutions addressing technical and business needs, understand and address end-to-end requirements and infrastructure. Engineer, design, automate, implement and support prototypes using open source and vendor solutions. Collaborate with other technology teams and architects to define and develop cross-functional technology stack interactions. Provide leadership, able to engage cross organizationally to promote change and carve out new technology and open source software not previously deployed. Participate in the development and execution of strategic planning, project plans and timelines. Perform infrastructure software installs and upgrades. Build infrastructure environments for development, integration, QA, Stress and production application server environments and support application deployments. Assists and conducts configuration & testing/certification of infrastructure products, customer support and upgrades. Creates necessary documentation for install and testing processes. Monitor overall capacity / performance of application server environments. Design and tune infrastructure components for optimal performance for system, availability, recoverability and application goals. Monitor product usage to insure efficiency, reliability, certification and adherence to license agreements. Input, planning and support for disaster recovery for the infrastructure tier. Provide 24/7 production support oncall as required on rotating schedule.

Background Experience:
BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE: Strong platform engineering competencies supporting Integrated Technologies within Middleware framework. Familiar with Middleware architecture, standards, deployment and management of infrastructure and software. Demonstrates broad knowledge of multiple infrastructure disciplines. Exposure/experience desired with one or more: API connect, Datapower, MuleSoft,, Apigee. Experience managing platforms on one or more: Kubernetes, Open Shift, Linux, AIX, Cloud. Working knowledge of information security standards and guidelines for Middleware. Experience in diagnostic/troubleshooting vendor software and enterprise environments. Navigates effortlessly across multiple organizations to drive for results. Collaborative, creative, and innovative approach to solving difficult problems. Minimum 5+ years of experience engineering complex middleware products/solutions deployed on highly available and scalable multi-node environments, with diverse exposure to infrastructure technology. Experience with migration and administration of middleware infrastructure or open source solutions in the cloud a plus. Automation capabilities, development, scripting experience a plus.

Additional Job Information:
If you are interested in joining a dynamic, agile team supporting enterprise infrastructure platforms, software and each other, embrace change, are enthusiastic about learning and driving new technologies, please consider posting for this position

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

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

Benefit Eligibility:
Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

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