Aetna Cloud Engineer - AWS in Denver, Colorado

Req ID: 51226BR


The Development Operations and Infrastructure Services team inside of Aetna Digital is responsible for managing the cloud infrastructure which can support the next generation of consumer driven health care products. This team is responsible for the design and implementation of a wide range of platform services such as centralized logging, monitoring, and configuration management, as well as the management of our Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure.

  • Maintaining, enhancing, scaling, all environments from development to production (AWS)

  • Working with Software Architecture and Engineering teams to satisfy infrastructure requirements

  • Managing and scaling out our deployment infrastructure

  • Helping with the migration to industry best practices for Configuration Management

  • Participate in on-call rotation

Fundamental Components:

  • A great attitude, team player and attention to detail!

  • 3 - 5 years experience managing multi-node enterprise systems

  • 3 - 5 years experience with Linux (Redhat/CentOS, Amazon, Ubuntu)

  • 1+ years managing Amazon Web Services (AWS) Infrastructure

  • Familiarity with more than one of Bash, Ruby, Python, JavaScript, Java

  • Experience with Chef, Puppet, Ansible or Salt

  • Experience implementing CI with Infrastructure as Code

  • Experience with Docker and Container Orchestration services (Kubernetes, Mesosphere, ECS)

  • Experience with NewRelic, CloudWatch, Splunk or Zabbix

  • Experience with MySQL, PostgreSQL or other RDBMS

  • Experience with NoSQL technologies such as MongoDB, ElasticSearch or Redis

  • Experience managing OSX to manage the build and testing of iOS software

  • Experience with Network engineering and management

  • Experience with CI servers (Jenkins)


  • Demonstrated experience with Cloud Engineering in AWS

  • Bachelors degree in Technology or equivalent experience

  • AWS Certified Engineers preferred

  • Additional vendor certifications a plus


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


Aetna is taking on a major initiative to redesign and rebuild many of its customer facing digital assets. This effort will include a completely new approach to building software within Aetna, using the latest design approaches, technologies, and processes. Aetna Digital, a newly formed startup like business unit within Aetna, will design, build and deliver completely new and integrated digital experiences for our users.

Come Join Aetna Digital!

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