Aetna Senior Architect - IoT in Burlington, Massachusetts

Req ID: 45537BR

Position location can be Aetna office in various states listed below. Telework is not an option.


Aetna s transformation is changing the conversation about health and wellness. A digital landscape is evolving around healthcare at Aetna IoT skills is becoming increasingly important in our enterprise architecture. Design driven approaches are constantly changing the way we experience technology and we re looking for technologists who can help Aetna make this all possible. A strategic team within the Architecture group is looking for a senior leader with a balance of innovation, associative thinking and collaboration capabilities to play a key role in achieving the organization s technical goals.

Scope of activities:

· Collaborate with IT and business teams on IoT technology themes – machine learning, Geo-temporal technologies (GPS), analytics w/ big data systems, and controller systems for devices.

· Research and identify underlying core and global issues, then coordinate near-term as well as sustainable options, including required changes in core technology, integration and data architecture as well as design & infrastructure topology

· Evaluate, build consensus and arbitrate business demands with architecture, infrastructure and applications development

· Communicate technology opportunity, operational and structural problems through a combined lens of architecture, development, partner, and infrastructure

· Collaborate with cross-organizational teams including digital, IT strategy and program analysts

· Create persistent future forensics exercises making it easier to drive analysis and create similar insights.

Background and skills:

Minimum of 6 years of recent and related experience with Enterprise, Solutions, Business or Digital Architecture working environments. Considerable combined knowledge of web, mobile and multi-platform and hybrid architectures and development processes. Knowledge of analytic functions and data lake / data warehouse architectures and technologies. Experience in architecting with an analytics and/or insight organization is desirable. In conversation to be able to demonstrate associate and design thinking - breadth of technical expertise across Architecture, software patterns and Infrastructure topologies is a benefit Ability to formulate and drive technology research as well as communicate outcomes Experience serving as a technology leader in the scope of significant business change initiatives Prior experience with architecture and technology troubleshooting to highlight opportunities but also prevent missteps is desirable Demonstrated ability to inspire innovation driven people in a leadership style that engages others. Apt at building creditability of a team and within a team


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

*Will be required to travel up to 30%


Forensic technology architecture is a unique discipline and rare in many organizations. This role is a special opportunity to become a key influencer to technology challenges and opportunities across the Aetna organization. Exposure to broad business, technology and organizational requirements will invaluable for those candidates who are looking to become the future technology experience leaders in Aetna and across the industry.

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 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.

Job Function: Information Technology