Systems Engineer Advisor

Aetna Inc.
Aug 12, 2017
Aug 20, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Position can work in Hartford, CT or Phoenix, AZ office

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We are seeking a dynamic results oriented Systems Engineering Advisor to join the Middleware and Data Engineering Technology Enablement Team. This is a unique role within the Platform Engineering area. You will work to find the next generation technologies in this space. This critical engineer's focus will be to recommend, coordinate, evaluate and deliver technology solutions that are important to the success of our next generation infrastructure.

Fundamental Components:

The statement: Its always been done that way is a direct challenge to the Tech Enablement engineer. As a crucial player in the Middleware and Data Engineering organization, you will work in a variety of roles as technical leader, strategist, designer, collaborator, evangelist and driving force in assessing new technologies and processes across a diverse and ever changing technology stack. You will work cross organizationally to engineer, design, automate, and implement cutting edge software solutions always asking the questions: Does this make sense? Does it meet our business objectives? Is there a better way? As an empowered individual contributor, you will drive change and help eliminate barriers that would prevent the successful implementation of system solutions. At the end of the day, you will feel gratified knowing you helped drive change and carve out new technology and software not previously deployed, and actively contribute in a creative, fast paced and challenging work environment.


* 5 to 10 years Linux, AIX, Mainframe, windows OS experience.

* Strong software engineering competencies including architecture, standards, best practices and strategic solutions.

* Broad knowledge of multiple infrastructure disciples.

* Ability to understand and interpret complex business and technical requirements into software solutions to support highly complex distributed, scalable, multi-node environments.

* Apache Hadoop experience desirable. MQ, DB2, Java.

* Experience in Dev/Ops (Puppet, Chef, Python), desirable.

* Superior written/oral communication skills.

* Ability to navigate effortlessly across multiple organizations to drive for results.

* Comfortable presenting technical solutions to all levels of the organization including senior leadership.

* Strong organizational and project management skills.

* Ability to mentor junior level engineers.


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


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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