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Aetna Principal Architect - 69750BR in Burlington, Massachusetts

Req ID: 69750BR

Job Description

Aetna s mandate is to transform health and wellness via products that enable consumer engagement and best-in-class experience. This team is responsible for Aetna s digital transformation and all digital products; as well as the development and execution of the digital roadmap. A key part of the responsibility is to build an integrated platform that enables the delivery of products to drive engagement and revolutionize health and wellness. We want you to be apart of the team that will build this next generation platform.

Leveraging your expertise in Big Data, IoT, Native Cloud, Application Development, Machine Learning and Deep Learning, you will join a product team that is building disruptive cloud platform that will transform the healthcare industry and improve the lives of hundreds of millions of people. Aetna Digital is a highly energetic, highly collaborative team that operates as a startup within the Aetna Enterprise. We want you to bring your talent and expertise to drive the change the is desperately needed within the healthcare industry.

Come Join Aetna Digital!

Fundamental Components included but are not limited to:

Aetna Digital is looking for a Principal 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?

Strong ability to work 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

Loves working with best of breed technologies (Cloud, high through put event processing, data analytics, etc.)

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

Qualifications Requirements and Preferences:

  • 15-20 years of recent and related experience

  • Experience with design and development of complex systems; including requirements analysis, estimation, implementation and testing

  • Modern technologies experience including: Node.js, Python, Java, AngularJS, messaging (i.e. AWS, SNS/SQS, Rabbit MQ), and other cloud services.

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

  • Experience/knowledge with CI/CD

  • Experience with 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


Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

Master's Degree is desired.

Additional Job Information:

Dollar-for-dollar match up-to 5% of your 401(k) contributions!

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

Gym / Showers

A top of the line MacBook Pro

Sit/stand desk

Free Parking (Burlington, MA office)

Aetna-sponsored refreshments, Friday lunches, etc.

Tuition reimbursement

Reimbursement also available for additional Certification, Training & Conferences

Benefit Eligibility

Benefit eligibility may vary by position.

Job Function: CH & S 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.