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Head Architect, Cloud

| Greater Boston Area

Enterprise Architecture:

The vision for the MassMutual enterprise architecture team is to build an industry leading EA function that creates alignment between technology and business strategy by guiding 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 vision for the MassMutual enterprise architecture team is to build an industry leading EA function that creates alignment between technology and business strategy by guiding 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.

Position Summary

The Head Architect, cloud will lead a team responsible for defining and maintaining an enterprise architecture for public and hybrid cloud implementations across multiple cloud service providers including AWS and Azure. This role will partner closely with security, infrastructure, SRE and engineering teams to create an enterprise cloud strategy and enable both cloud-native and cloud migration application patterns ensuring 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. The head of cloud architecture will also be responsible for evaluating and benchmarking new technologies, drafting technical standards, creating cloud 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.

    Requirements

  • 15+ years experience working in software engineering and architecture
  • 3+ years working in cloud platform engineering and architecture performing research, cloud application design, experimentation, and benchmarking
  • Cloud architecture certification (AWS Solution Architect, MCE Microsoft Azure Solutions architect)
  • 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 software development and cloud platform experience
  • Track record of designing architectural reference materials (reference architectures, patterns)
  • Extensive experience of providing architectural direction to technical teams
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Programming experience in Java, Python, JavaScript
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Location

470 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02110

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
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Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
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401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
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Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
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