Aetna Enterprise Business - Digital Architect in Boston, Massachusetts

Req ID: 37038BR

NOTE: Will consider work location within an Aetna office located in metropolitan areas.


Aetna continues to be a leader in building a stronger, more effective health care system . Customer-facing, big data environments for insight have become key components of digital transformation efforts within Aetna.

The Enterprise Business Architecture team plays a significant role in this transformation by creating digital business architectures to meet the desired business capabilities. Position will require working with systems, information and technology architects to develop comprehensive enterprise solution roadmaps that enable leading edge capabilities in response to our diversification efforts.


-Analyzing and documenting current state and future state of digital business systems.

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

-Translating business processes into standardized and integrated digital 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 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
  • Governing implementation projects and their conformance to standards and roadmaps.

    BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 10+ years recent and related experience in information systems architecture methodologies. Minimum of 8+ years experience in one of the following: Enterprise, Business and/or Digital architecture design.Requires considerable knowledge of web, mobile, interactive voice response, and multi-platform and hybrid architectures, development processes, and e-Commerce/CRM business processesExperience in architecting delightful constituent experiences (CX) is desirable..Knowledge of analytic functions and data lake / data warehouse architectures and technologies that are required for modern insight capabilities. Minimum of 5+ years of people and project management experience. Experience in architecting with an analytics and/or insight driven organization is required. Experience managing the application delivery process. Experience managing matrixed staff with ability to leverage non-directs to complete tasks. Prior consulting background is desirableIdeal candidate understands how business operates and understands how to leverage technology to help the company realize its goals.Individuals applying for this position should be self-starters and natural leaders.Healthcare, Insurance/Financial Services, or e-Commerce industry knowledge desired.


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


    Information Technology/TOGAF v8 Certification is desired

    Information Technology/TOGAF v9 Certification is desired


    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.

Job Function: Information Technology