Enterprise Architect - Security at MassMutual
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Together, we are stronger
The MassMutual Enterprise Architecture team in the Enterprise Technology and Experience organization is seeking an outstanding Enterprise Architect-security to join our team. The enterprise architect for security will be responsible for evaluating and benchmarking new critical risk-based security capabilities for data protection, authentication, and software both on-premises and in the public cloud. Security architecture will define implementation patterns for security services including key management, encryption, SSO, authentication, authorization, web and API enabling MassMutual to make high impact, long-term decisions around design, development and deployment of software applications supporting business capabilities at MassMutual. This includes reference architectures, road maps, and patterns. This is a critical strategic architecture role to help drive digital transformation and create a competitive advantage for the company
Incumbents work with line of business delivery teams, engineers, application operations, product managers, and enterprise stakeholders to help deliver innovative, data-driven systems aimed at transforming the insurance industry. As part of the application architecture team, incumbents may be responsible for any of the following:
Technical evaluations and benchmarking of core data technologies including query engines, storage platforms, and big data computing frameworks.
Specification and publication of standards around data transport and data APIs
Thought leadership and active participation in conferences and research with strategic partners and academic institutions
Define the technical platform strategy for enterprise consumer data initiatives
Partner with senior leaders to develop and maintain data platform and data technology strategy
Define data architecture strategies and approaches to advance enterprise data initiatives
Partner with business executives and senior architects to identify data and process issues, then provides solution options and recommends options
Provide recommendations on system options, risks, cost/benefit analysis, and impact on cross-domain systems, business strategy, goals and processes.
Partner with extended enterprise architecture, information security, compliance, business, and IT support teams to communicate and collaborate on architecture strategies, standards, and direction.
Java SE, Spring, Spring Boot
Function as a Service - Lambda
Relational database – Oracle, DB2, Aurora, MySQL
Architecture security design patterns
Object oriented and functional programming
API design and development, REST,/JSON
Domain Driven design
AWS Architecture or Security Associate Certification
What great looks like in this role
The Enterprise Architect will be part of MassMutual’s team whose vision is to build an industry leading EA function that creates alignment between technology and business strategy. The EA will have an opportunity to guide the process of planning and designing capabilities to maximize the value of IT and enable the company to make high impact, long-term decisions. This will be accomplished through architecture strategies, blueprints and road maps that standardize technology stacks and create engineering speed and agility through the innovative use of data science, data analytics, cloud and API’s. The EA will work with a team that embrace diversity in all of its forms, respect and have fun.
Objectives of this role
Enterprise security architecture strategy
Enterprise application architecture strategy
Security Reference architectures
Security architecture patterns
Security integration patterns
Security platform architectures and designs
- 5+ years experience working with security technologies and standards (SSL, PKI, IP security, IAM, RBAC, oauth)
- 5+ years performing research, security system design, experimentation, and benchmarking
- Extensive experience of providing architectural direction to project development teams or equivalent combination of education and work experience
- Exceptional written and verbal communication abilities
- Demonstrated data warehousing experience
- Track record of designing architectural reference material
- Extensive experience of providing architectural direction to technical teams
- Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or related field
- Expert level certifications in security (CISSP, CISM, CEH)
7 years of related IT Security Architecture and solution architecture experience preferred
Preferred job experience includes some knowledge of Insurance and Retirement Services
Excellent communication, presentation, influencing and reasoning skills