Aetna Digital Technology Strategist in New York, New York

Req ID: 41856BR


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 s transformation is changing the conversation about health and wellness. A rich, digital landscape is evolving around healthcare at Aetna and our enterprise architecture is near the core of this initiative. 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 unique Forensic Architecture group, part of larger EA team, is looking for a leader with a balance of innovation, critical thinking and change management capabilities to play a key role in achieving the organizations technical goals.

Scope of Activities

-Research and identify underlying core and global issues, then coordinate near-term as well as sustainable options, including required changes in architecture, software design or infrastructure topology.

-Participate and lead design driven decision making connecting technology with our members .

-Evaluate, build consensus and arbitrate architecture, infrastructure and applications development.

-Analyze operational and structural problems through a combined lens of architecture, development and infrastructure.

-Create insightful strategies to identify process and technology changes as well as learned / best practices to make future forensics exercises easier and prevent similar issues .

To be successful in the above activities, the candidate will have to:

Communicate and collaborate in an outcome centric style Demonstrate the ability to inspire innovative solutions in a leadership style that engages others. Build creditability of a team and within a team Demonstrate considerable knowledge of web, mobile and multi-platform and hybrid architectures and development processes. Leverage knowledge of analytic functions and data lake / data warehouse architectures and technologies.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:Minimum of 8 years of recent and related experience with Enterprise, Solutions, Business or Digital Architecture methodologies. Breadth of technical expertise across Architecture, software patterns and Infrastructure topologies Ability to formulate and drive technology forensic research Experience in architecting with an analytics and/or insight organization is desirable IT delivery or development experience at some point in the career is requireEDUCATION

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

Option for telework will be evaluated after a certain period of employment

Flexible telework / office-based schedule (must live near certain office location)


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