Full Stack Developer

| Greater Boston Area

At MassMutual, we’re passionate about helping millions of people find financial freedom and this passion has driven our approach to developing highly interactive digital experiences for our customers. The Digital Experience team, part of MassMutual’s Enterprise Technology Experience organization, is comprised of collaborative, cross-functional, product centric groups who like to have fun, challenge each other, and are energized to create innovative solutions that exceed the changing needs of our customers. We design, build, and support all of MassMutual’s customer-facing digital assets.

To help us achieve our mission, we are hiring Full Stack Technical Leads to join our team.

What great looks like in this role

Our ideal engineer is team-oriented, possesses excellent communication skills, and is skilled in all levels of web architecture and application development. You’ve developed multiple tiered web applications in the past, and are intimately familiar with web technologies. You know how to integrate 3rd party tools and agents to monitor performance and defects, and you deliver your products by following best practices in continuous delivery. You can take a collaborative approach to working with others.

With a flat leadership structure, the opportunity for flexibility within role, and development into other areas is a core reason most people desire to work in Digital Experience at MassMutual.

Objectives of this role

  • To drive toward the effective utilization of the latest technologies, partnering with business stakeholders across the team, as well as experts in other areas to achieve these goals
  • Own all aspects of a product’s technical implementation, and can advise, mentor, and coach other developers and/or consumers of the product

Daily and monthly responsibilities

  • Writing production-ready code with fluency in modern front-end JavaScript frameworks
  • Engineering responsive web applications in NodeJS, React.js, deployed in Docker containers on the Amazon Cloud
  • Building web services with NodeJS, Go, Spring boot
  • Writing RESTful API’s
  • Architecting applications leveraging virtualization, elastic computing, dynamic configuration, and logging
  • Advocating and evangelizing for your product to internal and external customers
  • Learning new emerging technologies and take initiative to offer technical direction and creative solutions

Skills and qualifications

  • 5+ years of software engineering/development
  • Experience building and deploying cloud-based platforms, such as Amazon Web Services, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience building and deploying modular, scalable APIs that support either mobile, browser, or batch processes
  • Experience with 1 or more JavaScript framework (e.g. Angular, ReactJS, Vue)
  • Awareness of quality practice, TDD, BDD and unit test strategy
  • Authorized to work in the United States with or without sponsorship
  • Bachelor’s degree

Preferred qualifications

  • 7+ years in software engineering/development
  • 2+ years working in a mature agile environment
  • Ability to coach/mentor junior developers
  • Expertise in one or more software programming languages, ideally experience with Node
  • Working knowledge of CI/CD engineering practices
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to work in a rapid and iterative development environment
  • Experience with at least one RDBMS, writing SQL queries, etc
  • Experience securing applications and data with industry best practices
  • Experience optimizing and tuning deployed applications at scale
  • Experience with CSS processors and frameworks (e.g. Sass, Less, Bootstrap)
  • Experience with unit test frameworks (e.g. mocha, chai,)
  • Experience collaborating with a team of programmers with varying skill sets
  • Superior communication skills with the ability to work directly with business partners
  • Experience in RESTful API Design, API scaling, monitoring, logging, and optimization
  • Working knowledge of web technologies and security practices, such as: cross origin resource sharing (CORS), cross site request forgery (CSRF) protection, page load optimization, code splitting, and progressive loading
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Location

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

An Insider's view of MassMutual

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

As a Product Owner, I spend most of my time collaborating with others across different business units. On any given day, I could be spending time brainstorming design concepts of upcoming features with our design team or assisting them with presenting these concepts to outside users as part of our user testing process.

Ryan

Digital Product Owner

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

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 Product Manager

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.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
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