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 Web Developers to join our team.
What great looks like in this role
You’re also team-oriented and 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
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
Learn and master new and emerging technologies and take initiative to offer technical direction and creative solutions
Build responsive web applications that provide best-in-class support for multiple browsers and mobile devices
Daily and monthly responsibilities
Engage in collaborative environment with agile squads across the organization to develop highly interactive digital experiences on exciting technology directives.
Develop complex software programming applications
Responsible for components of an application or sub-systems, such as sophisticated file management routines, large telecommunications networks, administrative and statistical software packages, performance evaluation and enhancements
Perform related duties as assigned or requested
Receives general supervision and is competent to work at a high level of all technical phases of software programming while working on own most of the time
Skills and qualifications
HTML5: expertise in cross-browser design and implementations; expertise crafting pages with semantic markup; expertise in DOM manipulation; familiarity with W3C standards
Progressive Web App/Graceful Degradation: experience in implementations across devices, including: desktop, tablet, and mobile browsers
Git: expertise with workflow steps, including: branching, merging, rebasing, pull requests; working knowledge of reversion and alternative git flows
Docker: experience building images, Dockerfile syntax, secrets, volumes, and port binding; working knowledge of docker-compose
Virtualization: experience with virtual machines; one of: Vagrant, VirtualBox, Parallels, VMWare; experience mounting volumes and port binding
Agile: experience working in an Agile development environment; experience with an online planning system, such as JIRA, Trello, Pivotal Tracker, etc.
Authorized to work in the United States with or without sponsorship
5 years Web Development experience
Cloud Architecture: understanding of stateless/”12 factor” application principles
APIs: experience with RESTful APIs; understanding of API specifications, such as Swagger docs
Deployments: experience with “blue/green” (or “red/black”), rolling, or canary deployment strategies
Advanced React: experience with higher order components, and composition of components
Redux or Flux: experience with application data architecture
Webpack: experience customizing webpack configurations for multi target builds.
Testing: experience writing unit, integration, integration and load tests; expertise with one of jest, mocha, chai, enzyme, and sinon; proficiency with cross-browser testing tools and/or platforms
Code Quality: experience with eslint, csslint
Continuous Integration: experience using pipelines to support continuous delivery; understanding of the value stream
Documentation: proficiency with technical writing; proficiency with markdown syntax; proficiency writing wiki pages for technical documentation including troubleshooting, tutorials, and reference material