Aetna Technical Architect - 53019BR in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

Req ID: 53019BR

Position location can be Aetna's office in Hartford, CT, Burlington, MA, Downers Grove, IL, Blue Bell, PA.

Visa sponsorship or transfer is not offered for this position


Forensic architecture encompasses all disciplines from the physical to the business technology layer. It pursues the some of the most challenging opportunities for change and inspiration within the office of the CTO. Agility and focus are the mental aptitudes of the team. The role requires candidates with both technical aptitudes and an ability to recognize their need to collaborate with a team.

Fundamental Components:

The Role: An architect with the capability to be both a technical leader but also a thought leader at the core of the office of the CTOs technology platform Mega. As a technologist, the candidate will be asked to have the strength of character and technical foundations to dive into various solutions with a variety of Aetna teams. Secondarily, the core technology platform for the Office of the CTO is becoming increasingly important for defining the foundation of the member experience. This role will leverage the existing platform, modernize its implementation and use it to organize and drive the Forensic organizations general activity. The role will both contribute to the ongoing work done by the forensic team but provide ongoing and ever growing inputs on the technology of the OCTO and the integrated platforms spanning the operations activities of the Operations & Technology organization.


  • Mega or similar architecture management platform

  • Modern technology experience including: NodeJS, AngularJS, Python,Java, AWS or other cloud services

  • Experience with SAFe Software development principles a plus

  • Infrastructure management and deployment tools

  • Agile / DevOps operating models

  • Business Process Analysis

  • Data Engineering Skills


  • 6+ year's of recent and related experience with Enterprise, Solutions, Business or Digital Architecture

  • Ability to engage both IT and Business individuals

  • Capability to work within environment with constantly changing priorities

  • Experience working within dependent team ecosystems

  • Leadership through influence

  • Structured and analytical thinking

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills



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


Working within the forensics group allows individuals a chance to work within every context of the Aetna enterprise, but also allows for a lot of self directed technical and business domain development. This role presents with some of the most gnarly of technical questions facing the organization, so both the positive and challenge of this role is: nothing is off limits. This role provides the development of unique skills, engagement, and leadership style offered by few other opportunities in a technology team.

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.

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Job Function: Information Technology

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