Aetna IT Technical Designer in Detroit, Michigan

Req ID: 45765BR


This position is for an IT Technical Designer within Network Access Businesses responsible for successful translation of business requirements into system design specifications. Liaison to business stakeholders as well as our internal technical teams to design and architect optimal solutions, while ensuring sound project discipline for multiple initiatives is a key component of this role.

Fundamental Components:

  • Leadership role (non-supervisory) consulting directly with business stakeholders, project managers, as well as application, database, infrastructure and other technical areas

  • Translation of business requirements into technical design documents

  • Project evaluation and estimation

  • Influence optimal execution of project initiatives and implementation with strong communication, collaboration and planning

  • Logical architecture and design process to ensure solutions that allow for future flexibility to address evolving business needs

  • Assurance that appropriate security principles and guidelines in design are followed

  • Partner closely with other leaders responsible for our infrastructure , applications (largely C#/.net), and SQL Server environments for strategic planning

  • Be an active voice in a diverse and engaged team, continually striving to deliver the best results for the multiple business areas supported by NAB


  • Minimum of 4 years recent and related experience in information systems development or implementation.

  • Experience within the Microsoft Windows environment is required.

  • Experience with architectural abstractions and design patterns.

  • Experience with object-oriented modeling principles methods

  • Experience with Technical requirement gathering and generation.


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


    Information Technology/Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD) for Microsoft .NET is desired

    Information Technology/Software Architect is desired


    Functional - Information Technology/Application development/1-3 Years

    Functional - Information Technology/Data / info management & architecture/1-3 Years

    Functional - Information Technology/Project management/1-3 Years

    Functional - Information Technology/Release & resource management/1-3 Years


    Technical - Development Experience/N-Tiered/4-6 Years/System Support

    Technical - Database/Microsoft SQL Server/1-3 Years/Power User

    Technical - Network/Network management/1-3 Years/Administrator

    Technical - Operating Systems/VM/4-6 Years/Administrator


    General Business/Communicating for Impact/FOUNDATION

    General Business/Ensuring Project Discipline/ADVANCED

    Technology/Selecting and Applying Technology Solutions/ADVANCED


    General Business/Applying Reasoned Judgment/ADVANCED

    Technology/Developing Competitive Technology and Architecture/ADVANCED

    Technology/Promoting Emerging Technology/FOUNDATION


    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.

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Job Function: Information Technology