Aetna Enterprise Architect, Farnborough - 55722BR in Farnborough, United States

Req ID: 55722BR

Enterprise Architect (Farnborough, Hampshire)

Aetna continues to be a leader in building a stronger, more effective health care system. The Architecture Planning team within the Office of the CTO plays a significant role in this transformation by creating conceptual architectures to meet the desired business capabilities. Enterprise architects will work with business, information and technology architects to recommend technology investments needed to enable leading edge capabilities and develop comprehensive roadmaps that outline how those capabilities get realized in response to our diversification efforts.

In your new role, you will be:

  • Analyzing and documenting current state and future state of IT systems.

  • Constructing roadmaps to detail out the steps necessary to transition to the future state architecture.

  • Translating business processes into standardized and integrated system components

  • Translating business activities into reusable service components for implementation by the development teams.

  • Working in collaboration with business stakeholders, program management, and development to maximize short and long term value of IT investments.

  • Demonstrating understanding of industry and technology trends and assisting senior management in developing strategic vision.

  • Effectively communicating the strategic architecture throughout all levels of the organization.

Your Background:

You'll likely already have experience within Healthcare, Insurance, Financial Services or e-Commerce Sector. You'll be a self-starter and a natural leader, used to working autonomously within a matrix environment.

  • 15+ years experience in enterprise, application, and information architecture design with significant experience managing the application delivery process.

  • Must demonstrate technical leadership, be able to turn vision into action, drive outcomes, and promote common goals and actions.

  • Must demonstrate an understanding of enterprise integration across hybrid processing environments.

  • Position requires expert knowledge across multiple platforms, processes, and architectures.

  • Minimum of 7 years of people and project management experience required.

  • Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of the following disciplines: enterprise architecture best practices, business architecture, information architecture, application architecture, and integration architecture.

  • Experience with the development of enterprise architectures in large corporate environments and strong verbal and written communications skills are a must.

  • Experience managing matrixed staff with ability to leverage non-directs to complete tasks.

  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate complex and often contentious issues, and reach consensus and work through people to achieve key goals.

  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills including formal presentations for all levels of management combined with strong collaboration/influencing.

  • Experience with architecture modeling tools

Additional Information

The ideal candidate understands how the business operates and how to leverage technology to help the company realise its goals, so you'll be able to demonstrate a good understanding of modern technologies and technological trends and how they demonstrate business value. You will also provide appropriate (technology and architecture) strategy/direction setting for the business.


Job Function: Information Technology

Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.