MassMutual Financial Group Technical Lead in Enfield, Connecticut

Since 1851, MassMutual’s commitment has always been to help people protect their families, support their communities, and help one another. This is why we want to inspire people to Live Mutual. We at MassMutual value diversity and inclusion. We’re people helping people.

A career with us means you will work alongside exceptional people and be empowered to reach your professional and personal goals. Our employees are the foundation of what makes MassMutual a strong, stable and ethical business. We seek and value unique and varied perspectives and experiences because we believe we are stronger when all voices are heard. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans rely on each other.

Together, we’re stronger.

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As the complexity in the world continues to increase, it’s getting harder to get simple. At MassMutual, our vision is to help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. Within MassMutual Technology, we have undergone some recent changes to simplify our organization to deliver on this vision. We will be a dependable partner to our businesses by providing high quality IT services on time and within budget. We will do so by simplifying our architecture to focus on strategically valuable technologies, investing in our people to equip them with skills of the future, and promoting a culture of ownership and delivery.

If this vision excites you, we are seeking a Technical Lead for technology initiatives with in Workplace Solution Digital & Data Integration technology stack.

This is a great opportunity to be a part of a transformational journey at MassMutual. As we continue to grow our business and look for new ways to engage with customers, technology we will be one of the most important enablers to our success and you can be a part of it.

You will be joining an experienced Web Enabled & Reporting workcell as a developer. Your job will require you to work closely with your fellow technology team members, to coordinate with BA&QA resources, and to communicate with scrum masters and business partners in completion of your work. The job will be varied and challenging.

The role, while not having direct reports, will require strong influence, leadership, execution and communication skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES

•Identify opportunities for adopting new technologies to solve existing needs and predicting future challenges;

•Coordinate and drive multiple disciplines to successfully delivery initiatives;

•Provide solutions to complex problems aimed at achieving business outcomes;

•Create, develop, and maintain system designs;

•Oversee technical deliverables for projects through the software development life cycle, including validating the completeness of estimates, quality and accuracy of technical designs, and build and implementation plans;

•Surface and provide insights into risks and potential failures and drive to resolution;

•Develop and maintain effective working relationships with team members;

•Demonstrate the ability to adapt and work with team members of various experience level;

•Work closely with stakeholders to design and document solutions that align with business needs and are consistent with architectural vision;

•Mentor and coach project team members (including Sourcing Partners) to enforce development guidelines and best practices;

•Actively participate in industry and brings insights into MassMutual

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Primary skills are Micro services, Springboot, Node, Jenkins/Maven and Cloud deployments.

  • Experience with WebMethods is nice to have as well.

  • 5 years of previous experiences in lead roles related to designing and delivering large-scale architectures and technical programs.

  • Experience with API methods and implementation of web services in a distributed architecture system

  • Experience with databases (Vertica, Teradata, Sybase, Oracle, DB2) and various reporting applications (OBIEE, Cognos, MicroStrategy)

  • 2 years working in Agile delivery teams.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering, MIS, or related field

  • Authorized to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

•Self-driven, extremely energetic individual who has the vision of enhancing the technology landscape at MassMutual.

•Strong communication skills and ability to translate technical designs into consumable information with all levels of the organization.

•Experience and knowledge of domain and/or proven record of learning quickly.

•Proven ability to promote ideas persuasively, shape stakeholders opinions, project a positive image, work through conflicts and negotiate win/win solutions.

•Demonstrated ability to learn and become productive in new technologies quickly.

•Experience in developing complex custom solutions, integrating custom services and/or systems development and configuration.

•Willing to work on a highly collaborative team, fulfill different roles and fill gaps.

•Agile mindset.

•Ability to travel and work under periods of stress.

•Market Experience: Financial Services, Insurance, Retirement

Ranked No. 77 in the annual FORTUNE ® 500 Ranking (FORTUNE ® Magazine, June 2017) and recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. It’s more than our company structure – it’s our way of life. We are a company of people protecting people. Our company exists because people are willing to share risk and resources, and rely on each other when it counts. At MassMutual, we Live Mutual.

CORE VALUES

Focus on the Customer: We understand our customers well and look for every opportunity to deliver an experience that is clear, easy, personal, human, empowering and trustworthy.

Act with Integrity: We deliver on our promises by being open, honest and humble and by adhering to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies.

Value People: We respect and learn from each other’s diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas. We engage and develop people to their greatest potential.

Work Collaboratively: We work together to achieve results by actively listening, seeking, understanding and creating solutions as a unified team driving toward one company, one culture, one brand.

Achieve Results: We focus on winning by exceeding expectations and getting better – everyone, every day.

For more information, visit www.massmutual.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, Instagram and Pinterest.

MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.

At MassMutual, we’re fostering an inclusive and dynamic environment where our employees are valued for who they are and can build successful careers. For us, diversity and inclusion is more than a goal, it’s the only way forward.

• 100% rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (2018)

• National Association for Female Executives Top Company for Executive Women (2017)

• DiversityInc Noteworthy Company (2017)

• Disability Equality Index® (DEI) Best Place to Work for Disability inclusion (2017)

• Working Mother Media 100 Best Company (2017)

• Military Friendly Employer (2018)