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Head Architect, Cloud and Infrastructure

| Greater Boston Area

Head Architect, Cloud and Infrastructure

The Head Architect, Cloud and Infrastructure will lead a team responsible for defining and maintaining an enterprise architecture for our current and future state infrastructure. This includes compute, storage, and network supporting cloud as well as on-premise and co-located data centers. Network architecture will encompasses both physical and software defined network architectures. Cloud architecture will include platform architecture for public and hybrid cloud implementations across multiple cloud service providers including AWS and Azure enabling both cloud-native and cloud migration application patterns that ensure consistent security, operations and deployment models through infrastructure templates, controls and automation. Additionally cloud architecture will help ensure the efficient and secure usage of cloud platforms through capabilities for consumption management and policy controls. This role will partner closely with security, SRE, engineering, operations and infrastructure teams to define and implement architecture road maps as well as supporting solution architecture for development teams with infrastructure capabilities that align to enterprise road maps and strategies. The head of infrastructure and cloud architecture will also be responsible for defining key technology strategies such as cloud and mainframe migration as well as evaluating and benchmarking new technologies, drafting technical standards, creating infrastructure architecture patterns and publishing architectural artifacts enabling MassMutual to make high impact, long term decisions. This is a critical strategic architecture role to help drive digital transformation and create a competitive advantage for the company.

Core Responsibilities

  • Cloud platform reference architectures and patterns
  • Cloud application reference architectures and patterns
  • Technical evaluations of cloud technologies including cloud application services and tools
  • Specification and publication of standards for cloud platform usage and operations
  • Thought leadership and active participation in conferences and research with strategic partners and academic institutions
  • Define the technical platform strategy for enterprise cloud migration initiatives
  • Partner with senior leaders to develop and maintain the cloud platform strategy
  • Define cloud architecture strategies and approaches to advance enterprise cloud initiatives
  • Partner with business and technical partners on cloud migration strategies for applications
  • Partner with EA domain architects and technology stakeholders to define and implement capabilities and patterns for security, data and operations in the cloud
  • 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. Partner with domain architects, SRE and solution architects to design and implement automation capabilities for cloud platform provisioning, configuration, deployment, security operations and audit.
  • Technical evaluations and benchmarking of core infrastructure technologies including cloud providers, network architectures, and storage platforms
  • Specification and publication of standards around infrastructure configuration (network elements, servers, cloud environments)
  • Thought leadership and active participation in conferences and research with strategic partners and academic institutions
  • Define the technical platform strategy for enterprise infrastructure initiatives, such as data center relocations, network architecture changes and upgrades, etc.
  • Partner with technology leaders to monitor execution
  • Define cloud and network architecture strategies and approaches to advance enterprise initiatives
  • Provide recommendations on system options, risks, cost/benefit analysis, and impact on cross-domain systems, business strategy, goals and processes.
  • Partner with other enterprise architecture, business, and IT support teams to communicate, and collaborate on architecture strategies, standards, and direction.

    Requirements

  • 15+ years experience working with infrastructure technologies (DNS, IP routing and switching, SDN, docker, Kubernetes, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Linux, MSFT technologies)
  • 15+ years performing research and or large scale system design, 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
  • Track record of designing architectural reference material
  • Extensive experience of providing architectural direction to technical teams
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or related field required (M.S. or Ph.D. preferred)
  • Expert certifications in server (RHCE, MCSE), cloud (AWS CSA) and or networking (CCIE)
  • Programming experience in Java, Python, JavaScript
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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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