Finance Data Engineer

| Greater Boston Area

What success looks like.

· Design and develop data-onboarding pipelines end-to-end – from data ingestion through persisting the data in the data store 

· Design appropriate data load patterns and pick the right data-processing context between Python, PySpark and SQL (Vertica)

· Ensure transformed data meets all the business requirements in supporting dashboards and reports and ad hoc analytics 

· Ensure data loads are tuned for optimal performance throughput with respect to the underlying DBMS – preferably Vertica

· Ensure the integrity of the underlying data is maintained in terms of primary-keys, foreign-keys and unique-indices etc.

· Exhibit key MassMutual core competencies as below: 

· Business Acumen: Demonstrates knowledge of the underlying domains of data supporting financial dashboards and reports

· Critical Thinking: Critically and logically evaluates performance benefits vs. academic approach in thinking of alternatives in data load patterns

· Execution/Results: Takes ownership of problems and stays on top of them until resolved. Makes quick decisions and keeps track of Technical Debts. Fosters a personal commitment to the work. 

· Engage and Inspire: Engage with the broader audience who consume data to continuously refine and enhance the underlying data model to suit various data-access patterns. 

· Collaborate: Conducts periodic reviews with the business community and encourages feedback towards continuous improvement 

· Learning: Constantly learns about industry best-practices around distributed-data-management technologies and applies that to the data consumption patterns. 

· Communications: Ability to engage constructively with the dashboard & reports developers to help understand technology trade-offs

What your days and weeks will include.

· Ensure best-practices design for master data & conforming dimensional data (Type 1,2,3,4) load management

· Collaborate in delivering data-driven analytical solutions & timely insights via dashboards and reports

· Publish data-load patterns and best practices across the data-engineering community 

· Be a trusted engineer for the end-user reporting and analytics community 

· Collaborate with business analysts to prioritize business use-cases and deliver on them

· Follow agile development methodology to deliver timely solution 

· Follow CICD (continuous-integration and delivery) pipeline to ensure seamless migration across development, QA and production environments

· Conduct periodic data model reviews covering data architecture, data load patterns and design 

· Publish and communicate technology standards and guidelines 

Basic Qualifications :

· Minimum of 7 years of experience in data-engineering and database design

· Hands-on experience on Python programming language 

· Hands-on experience for a minimum of 5 years in advanced SQL

· Experienced in various flavors of Linux Operating System 

· Experienced in enabling and supporting data analysts in complex data science projects 

· Deep proficiency in data architecture and data management principles – traditional RDBMS, MPP appliances, columnar repositories and distributed-data technologies

· Experienced in agile & waterfall project-management methodologies 

· Advanced degree in Computer Science preferred 

· Exceptional communication skills (written and verbal)

· Authorized to work in the United States with or without sponsorship now or in the future

Preferred Qualifications :

· 10 years preferred of database design and experience in data-engineering

· Hands-on experience for a minimum of 3 years in Cloud technology – AWS EMR, Spark, Python, Vertica preferred 

· Advanced degree in Computer Science preferred 

Why Join Us.

We’ve been around since 1851. During our history, we’ve learned a few things about making sure our customers our top priority. In order to meet and exceed their expectations, we must have the best people providing the best thinking, products and services. To accomplish this, we celebrate an inclusive, vibrant and diverse culture that encourages growth, openness and opportunities for everyone. A career with MassMutual means you will be part of a strong, stable and ethical business with industry leading pay and benefits. And your voice will always be heard.

 

Does this sound like a great fit? Apply today!

 

MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status. 

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We currently have two Boston office locations at both 470 Atlantic Ave and One Marina Park.

An Insider's view of MassMutual

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We work in an open floor plan, so there is a lot of opportunity for networking across roles, teams and levels. Everyone is very friendly and welcomes the opportunity to get to know other people on the floor.

Kristina

Digital Adoption Team Lead

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

You don’t think of insurance as a hotbed for innovation but the very nature of our organization, Digital Experience, is to reimagine how a 168-year old company does business with its customers. Our Design team takes pride in an inclusive design process with everyone invited to provide feedback, from Product to Engineering to QA.

Maria

Digital Lead - Design

What makes someone successful on your team?

Successful people on my team are: passionate, curious, receptive, and engaged. Each team member is expected to be passionate about the work that they do, and the domains in which they practice. They are always solving unique problems and must be curious about finding new solutions.

David

Digital Lead

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

I encourage my team to embark on ‘deep work’ at least once a week on a ‘meeting-free’ designated day. We have design reviews to brainstorm alternative ways to solve business problems from a software engineering point of view. We consider self-reflection and brainstorming to be fundamental components of creativity.

Mike

Head of Data Science Software Engineering

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

One of our projects is an application we built for our Investment Mgmt team called ViPER (Visualizing Investment Portfolio Enhanced Reporting). The application makes it easy to manage reports and get insights from Data Science models. Now with ~150 active users, it reflects how we’re using DS to facilitate data driven decision processes across MM.

Jasmine

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What are MassMutual Perks + Benefits

MassMutual Benefits Overview

At MassMutual, employees have the opportunity to earn a competitive salary and bonus, enroll in an
array of benefits, and participate in programs and services that support healthy lifestyles, assist them
in building financial security for themselves and their families and help them live well-balanced lives.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Every action supporting a common cause is meaningful, and our employees make a difference in their own communities through our Matching Gift, Matching Time and Volunteer Time Off Programs.
Partners with Nonprofits
Every year, MassMutual and the MassMutual Foundation invest more than $20 million focused on advancing economic opportunity.
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
More than half of our Board of Directors are comprised of women and people of color, making it one of the most diverse groups in the industry.
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
A health care flexible spending account (FSA) allows employees to save money on a before-tax basis for eligible medical, dental and vision expenses, subject to IRS limits.
Disability Insurance
For details on short term and long term disability insurance please visit https://www.massmutual.com/-/media/files/employee_benefits.pdf
Dental Benefits
Basic Dental covers preventive and basic restorative care; Major Dental covers all that Basic covers, plus restorations and orthodontia (limits apply).
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
To learn more about our Health and Welfare Benefits please visit: https://www.massmutual.com/-/media/files/employee_benefits.pdf
Life Insurance
For more information about our Life Insurance Benefits please visit: https://www.massmutual.com/-/media/files/employee_benefits.pdf
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
In addition to our 401(k), MassMutual a cash balance plan that provides an account-based pension benefit based on accruals of pay credits and interest credits.
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Every action supporting a common cause is meaningful, and our employees make a difference in their own communities through our Matching Gift and Matching Time Programs.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Dependent care flexible spending account to allow you to set aside before tax dollars to pay for certain eligible child care expenses.
Generous Parental Leave
Leave for birth mothers of 18 weeks of fully paid leave. Non-birth mothers, fathers and adoptive parents eight weeks of fully paid parental leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
Flexible work arrangements, including telecommuting, are available in many departments across the company.
Family Medical Leave
Caregiver leave: Up to two weeks paid leave to care for a loved one. Bereavement Leave: 15 days of paid time off to grieve the loss of a loved one with the employee defining who the loved one is.
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid holidays: 9 fixed and 1 floating. Vacation: starts at 19 vacation and personal days per calendar year, with increases at 5-year service intervals.
Paid Volunteer Time
Three days of paid time off is available to employees annually to give back to their communities, by sharing their time and talent with a cause close to their heart.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Occasional illness: up to 5 days per calendar year.
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Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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Additional Perks + Benefits

To learn more about our comprehensive benefits please visit: https://www.massmutual.com/-/media/files/employee_benefits.pdf

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