Aetna Software Middleware Engineer - DataPower in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 37760BR

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LOCATION: Position can work in Hartford, CT or Phoenix, AZ


The Senior Middleware Engineer will install, implement and support large scale middleware technologies that enable Aetna s enterprise environments to meet service level agreements while positioning to be responsive and proactive to changing business requirements. Responsible for overall design and setup of the middleware architecture and supporting system software.

Fundamental Components:

Software Installs and Infrastructure support- Performs infrastructure software installs and upgrades. Includes customizing, maintaining and/or developing code to support operations and adheres to Aetna s Change Management and Code Asset Management policies. Builds infrastructure environments for development, integration, QA, Stress and production application server environments to support application deployment. Assists and conducts configuration & testing/certification of infrastructure products, customer support and upgrades. Creates necessary documentation for install and testing processes. Provide input for Standards for middleware infrastructure solutions and methodologies. Monitor overall capacity / performance of middleware server environment and perform necessary diagnostic and tuning. Tune middleware infrastructure components for optimal performance for both system and application goals. Monitors product usage to insure efficiency, reliability and adherence to license agreements. Input, planning and support for disaster recovery for the infrastructure tier. Participates in development of operational tool sets and definition of methodologies. Contributes to establishing usage guidelines and standards for technology exploitation and cost effectiveness. Research and develops products tactical plan and participates in strategic planning to meet customer business requirements. Software Troubleshooting / Vendor Support - Diagnose, isolate and debug software problems and work with software vendors to troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve software issues within products. Capture necessary diagnostic information (i.e. traces, dumps) to provide to vendor. Provides 7x24 technical support for infrastructure tier, including both software product and application issues. Utilizes all of the available diagnostic tools including interacting with the user, the vendor and other technical areas..

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired: As a Middleware Engineer, preferred experience in API management products, IIB or DataPower to provide support and administration for integrated Middleware environments.

Candidates must have technical understanding and significant experience with DataPower, API and flow management, LINUX.

Candidates must have installation, patching, configuration and problem determination experience working with infrastructure and developers.

Requires willingness to support 24/7 availability in an operational setting.


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


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.

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Job Function: Information Technology