Aetna Senior Software Architect in Burlington, Massachusetts

Req ID: 49278BR


Aetna Consumer Health& Products (CHP) mandate is to transform 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.

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 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 a completely new and integrated digital experience for our users.

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

This roll 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.

Fundamental Components:

The ideal candidate will be able to work with stakeholders, including business, product, and UX team members to influence the application data-flow design and extensible product platform architecture. Experience with various types of software architectures including Microservice architecture A disciplined approach to software development and problem solving Passion for technology and a high technical aptitude Working in an Agile SDLC Participate in high-level estimation Work with best of breed technologies (Cloud, high through put event processing, data analytics, etc.)

Technologies and Experience background desired:

Experience with design and development of complex systems; including requirements analysis, estimation, implementation and testing Modern technologies experience including: Node.js, Python, Ruby, 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 10+years of recent and related experience


Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.


Dollar-for-dollar match up-to 6% of your 401(k) contribution! Health care (HSA/FSA), dental, vision benefits, PTO One volunteer day per quarter An onsite gym $200/yr towards wellness - gym membership, fitbit, treadmill,... Up-to 5K a year toward tuition reimbursement Up-to 1.5K a year for 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.

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Job Function: Information Technology