Aetna Solution Architect in Farnborough, United States

Req ID: 45024BR

Family Summary/Mission

Deliver business systems and support business customers to meet the organizations needs in a timely, cost effective manner.

Position Summary/Mission

Responsible for development, specification and communication of Aetna s architecture and technology plans. Included are the Business, Conceptual, Data, Application and Technical architectures. Ensures development of efficient application systems utilizing established standards, procedures and methodologies.

Fundamental Components & Physical Requirements include but are not limited to

(* denotes essential functions)

• Researches and proposes technical strategies.

• Studies and documents architectural frameworks and reference material.

• 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.

• Solves complex problems

• Create the Conceptual Architecture, Vision and Principles. (*)

• Develop Business models to guide development of the architecture. (*)

• Analyze current information technology environments to identify and assess critical capabilities and recommend solutions. (*)

• Provide research and development activities for architecture.

• Complete product positioning and assessments.

• Provide lab and vendor support.

• Provide guidance for enterprise-wide technology.

• Develop frameworks, standards & reference material for architecture and associated products. (*)

• Develop & maintain common services, repositories & utility components for the enterprise.

• Develop & maintain enterprise-wide and domain blueprints and models for the architecture portfolio.

• Provide program & project level architectures, including support for data, application & technology architecture. (*)

• Provide data, application & technology deliverables on a program & project level basis including risk & opportunity assessment, modeling and design related products and services. (*)

• Manage the architecture governance activities associated with ensuring compliance with the enterprise architecture. (*)

• Effectively communicate the architecture to all levels of the organization

•Exhibits the following Employee Behaviors

Background/Experience Desired

• 6+ years experience in enterprise, application and information architecture methodologies and design and/or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

• Experience with architectural abstractions and design patterns.

• Experience with object-oriented modeling principles (inheritance, polymorphism) and methods (use cases, sequence diagrams, etc.).

Education and Certification Requirements

Bachelor degree in Computer Science or a closely-related discipline, or an equivalent combination of formal education and experience.

Job Function: Information Technology