Do you want to be part of a team that encourages your growth, supports your ambitions and makes it a priority for you to reach your goals? Do you want to work on applications that impact MassMutual's customers? Do you want to explore new technologies that reach thousands of MassMutual customers and financial professionals? Do you want to build new applications and find innovative ways to enhance existing ones?
At MassMutual, we're passionate about helping millions of people find financial freedom and this passion has driven our approach to developing highly interactive experiences for our customers. The Digital Experience team, part of MassMutual's Enterprise Technology & Experience organization, designs, builds, and supports the company's digital assets for customers and financial professionals.
Digital Experience is composed of collaborative, diverse, cross-functional teams who like to have fun. We challenge each other and are energized to create innovative solutions that exceed the changing needs of our users. We are committed to including diverse perspectives and fostering an inclusive culture – it is foundational to how we work.
To help us achieve our mission, we are looking for experienced full stack developers, who will be key technology decision makers for an agile squad and endeavors to deliver high quality web applications to the cloud at scale. Candidates will aspire to have a balance of writing great code, coaching junior developers, and providing strong technical leadership for their group.
The Role and Your Impact
As a Technical Lead at MassMutual you will have the opportunity to:
Provide the technical vision for products, stay current of technical standards, and safeguard the integrity of the application environment
Architect and develop features for a suite of apps with the latest web and cloud technologies
Exemplify and encourage best software engineering practices within the team
Coach and contribute to the ongoing skill proficiency for developers on the squad and the organization
Play the role of Team Solution Architect with the assistance of the Enterprise Architecture and assistive teams
Provide estimates, and help to envision creative solutions to technical challenges
Drive toward the effective utilization of the latest technologies, partnering with business stakeholders across the team, as well as experts in other areas including data science to achieve goals and bring about creative solutions
Collaborate with other DX and ETX teams in an effort to identify dependencies and drive the delivery of projects and features
An Ideal candidate for this role will have:
6+ years of proven delivery of publicly available Web applications;
Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to collaborate in an agile team environment with engineers, product owners, testers, business analysts and groups outside of the team
Proficiency in React/Redux for front-end development, and Node.js or Java Spring for REST API development
Experience in RDBMS Databases such Postgres and NOSQL databases such as MongoDB
Expertise in GIT, its branching and merging strategies such as Gitflow and CI/CD technologies such as Jenkins and GitHub actions
Understanding of Behavior Driven Development and associated tools for testing
Experience in AWS technologies and Kubernetes with Docker;
Expertise in the latest architecture patterns including Clean Architecture, MVVM, SOLID and DRY principles
Bachelor's degree in fields including computer engineering, computer science, and/or information systems
The Development Opportunities
Professional Development Days – As an organization that prioritizes learning and growth, we are committed to providing resources and time for professional development. In addition to MassMutual's tuition reimbursement program and support for attending conferences, Digital Experience team members receive a week and a half each year to focus on their own learning and development.
Career Progression – We understand that you want opportunities for career progression and recognition for your growth and development. Our engineering roles have a career progression framework that outlines the criteria and qualifications for promotion.
Learning Communities – Belong to a community where you engage in peer-to-peer learning. We have guilds, where you focus on best practices, the latest technology or leadership skills. We also have diversity, equity, and inclusion learning groups to further our inclusive culture that values our differences.
Access to Mentors - As part of DX, you will be paired with a mentor who cares about your development and helps you learn the skills to advance your career. In addition, you will be surrounded by smart, supportive teammates who value constant learning.
“Live Mutual” is reflected across every aspect of MassMutual's organization, including its culture. Employees support and care for each other, just as they do the company's policyholders. They look out for one another's well-being, and are dedicated to candid communication, a forward-thinking mindset, and a non-negotiable commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Here's what you can expect as a part of our team:
Work/Life Balance - We celebrate having a life outside of work. What happens in life shapes you as a human. We want to know the real you.
Focused one-on-one collaboration time with your manager
Networking opportunities including access to Asian, Hispanic/Latinx, African American, women, LGBTQ, Veteran and disability-focused Business Resource Groups
Your ethics and integrity will be valued by a company with a strong and stable ethical business with industry-leading pay and benefits
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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