Aetna Solutions Architect - Ecco Systems - 46917BR in Downers Grove, Illinois

Req ID: 46917BR

**Will consider candidates at any US Aetna location.

Visa transfer or sponsorship is not offered for this position


Opportunity to be engaged & responsible for end to end solutions to support the eco systems platform such as enterprise global identify account mgt. Next Gen Authentication, 360 profile, Omni-Channel interaction and API Centric Integration. Company offers career development and encourages further education, professional certifications & membership to industry associations.

Fundamental Components:

-Proven experience in architecture with thorough understanding of application architectural componentization

-Must demonstrate a deep knowledge of architecture principles and describe the employment of those on several projects

-Clear and complete understanding of the difference and delineation between architecture and high level design is required

-Architecture experience required should be heavily based in System Integration

-Proven project experience and ability to lead a group through an architectural development process and collaborate with application development teams, architects, business partners and other project constituents

-Ability to discover and define technical requirements and their relationship to functional requirements and to determine the adequacy of documented requirements for architecture definition


5 + years experience in enterprise, application and information architecture methodologies and design and/or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Experience with architectural abstractions and design patterns. Experience with object-oriented modeling principles (inheritance, polymorphism) and methods (use cases, sequence diagrams, etc.). Experience with Oauth Authentication and/or OpenID tools is desirable. Demonstrated architecture experience with Service Interface Design utilizing Service or Data Bus technology with a focus on performance is required Experience with Service and API management applications (e.g. IIB, Layer7, APIc, WSRR, etc.) is required Strong UML experience is essential Understanding of rules engine and business process management (BPM) applications and tools is preferred Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and strong leadership skills to effectively influence decisions and positively impact progress are required Experience with Agile Methodology including Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is desired Healthcare or Insurance/Financial services industry knowledge is preferred, but not required


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


Functional - Information Technology/Application architecture/1-3 Years

Functional - Information Management/Business information analysis/1-3 Years


Technical - Security/SiteMinder/1-3 Years/System Support

Technical - Multi Tier Performance/Transaction performance/4-6 Years/System Support

Technical - Modeling/Rational Rose/1-3 Years/Power User


General Business/Communicating for Impact/FOUNDATION

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/FOUNDATION

Leadership/Driving Change/ADVANCED


Technology/Creating Technology Partnerships/ADVANCED

Technology/Promoting Emerging Technology/FOUNDATION


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