Aetna Senior Software Architect in New York, New York

Req ID: 51298BR

POSITION SUMMARY

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

Join Aetna Digital in transforming health and wellness via products that enable consumer engagement and a best-in-class experience. This team is responsible for Aetna's digital strategy and all digital products; as well as the development road map and execution of the road-map. A key part of this team is to build an integrated platform and underlying products to drive engagement and revolutionize health and wellness.

Come Join Aetna Digital!

Fundamental Components:

Aetna Digital is looking for a Senior Software Architect who will interface with several disciplines within various business units within Aetna including UI, PM, Partners, Engineering, etc. towards the creation of a unified customer facing experience.

This role would require EXCELLENT coalition building skills, solid technical knowledge up and down the stack, great communication skills, and the ability to design restful application APIs.

Is this you?

  • Hands-on with best of breed technologies (cloud, high throughput event processing, data analytics, etc.)

  • Highly motivated self-starter who is passionate about software and technology

  • Strong communicator with ability to tailor message to audiences

  • Collaborates with stakeholders, including business, product, and UX team members to influence the application data-flow design and extensible product platform architecture.

  • Experienced with various types of software architectures including Microservice architecture

  • Takes a disciplined approach to software development and problem solving

  • Passionate about technology with a high technical aptitude

  • Works in an Agile SDLC

  • Participates in high-level estimation

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

  • 10+ years of recent and related experience with design and development of complex systems; including requirements analysis, estimation, implementation and testing

  • Defining architecture roadmaps and realizing their vision

  • Architecting analytic platforms to enable the implementation of business rules, pattern recognition, machine learning and/or deep learning

  • Modern technologies experience including: Java, Scala, Python, Big Data (Hadoop, Spark), Messaging (i.e. AWS, SNS/SQS, Kafka, Rabbit MQ), and other cloud services

  • Designing RESTful APIs that map the user experience into back-end functionality

  • Knowledge with CI/CD

  • SAFe Software Development Principles a plus

  • A proven track record of working as part of a team on large architectural projects

  • Excellent verbal and written communications

Education:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

Some of our benefits:

Dollar-for-dollar match up-to 6% of your 401(k) contributions!

Health care (HSA/FSA/Hybrid), dental, vision benefits, PTO

$200/yr towards wellness - gym membership, fitbit, treadmill, pet adoption

Up-to 5K a year toward tuition reimbursement

Reimbursement also available for additional Certification, Training & Conferences

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.

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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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.