MassMutual Financial Group Policy Design Product Owner in New York, New York

Since 1851, MassMutual’s commitment has always been to help people protect their families, support their communities, and help one another. This is why we want to inspire people to Live Mutual. We’re people helping people.

A career with us means you will work alongside exceptional people and be empowered to reach your professional and personal goals. Our employees are the foundation of what makes MassMutual a strong, stable and ethical business. We seek and value unique and varied perspectives and experiences because we believe we are stronger when all voices are heard. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans rely on each other.

Together, we’re stronger.

Description

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We are looking for a motivated self-starter with a passion for building software to solve complex and high-impact problems in simple, innovative, and customer centric ways. If you wake up every day excited to reimagine existing processes and create experiences that use cutting-edge data science models and new data sources in order to drive faster and more positive customer experiences, please apply. The product owner will collaborate with product owners, scrum teams, and key stakeholders to outline new product features and ensure that development teams have the information they need to make these features a reality. WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Collaborate with legal, compliance, and subject matter experts to fully analyze and understand existing products, business processes and systems in order to improve customer experience through the underwriting funnel

  • Apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to re-imagine the digital underwriting experience from the lens of both customers and underwriters, including on innovative ways to make use of complex prescription and medical data

  • Collaborate closely with developers and QA in the execution and testing of new product features; design test cases to monitor system functionality and support system enhancements

  • Create and own requirements for features and enhancements that satisfy legal and compliance needs while also addressing existing pain points and fundamentally improving the user experience through simplification, automation, and innovation.

  • Collaborate closely with Product Management and Design to continuously improve upon requirements via an iterative and agile approach.

  • Make recommendations about products and features that would support a positive customer experience and drive platform evolution

  • Be able to effectively prioritize requirements for a minimum viable product or delivery while conceptualizing a medium term roadmap for platform evolution.

  • Partner with operations to monitor and evaluate processes in order to improve the customer experience

  • Work with other team members to help outline team roadmaps and communicate these to internal stakeholders

  • Pitch in wherever needed

WHAT YOU HAVE: Required

  • BS/BA required

  • 1 to 2 years of experience in a business analyst or junior product owner role or working on a software development team

  • Entrepreneurial minded

  • Self-starter

  • Able to work within the United States without sponsorship

Preferred

  • BS/BA in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business or a Related Field

  • Experience with life insurance products and underwriting

  • Experience in a Startup Company

  • Agile software development experience

  • Experience with complex data and/or data science models

  • Experience working within a financial services or insurance context

  • Experience working on long-term, cross-team projects

BENEFITS

We have a stellar team of co-workers, a really cool office, and lots of fun activities. Oh yeah, and we pay competitive base salaries and we reward performance. Our salary structure is commensurate with experience. In addition, you will be eligible to participate in our comprehensive benefits program including medical insurance and 401(K).

Ranked No. 93 in the annual FORTUNE ® 500 Ranking (FORTUNE ® Magazine, June 2018) and recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. It’s more than our company structure – it’s our way of life. We are a company of people protecting people. Our company exists because people are willing to share risk and resources, and rely on each other when it counts. At MassMutual, we Live Mutual.

CORE VALUES

Focus on the Customer: We understand our customers well and look for every opportunity to deliver an experience that is clear, easy, personal, human, empowering and trustworthy.

Act with Integrity: We deliver on our promises by being open, honest and humble and by adhering to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies.

Value People: We respect and learn from each other’s diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas. We engage and develop people to their greatest potential.

Work Collaboratively: We work together to achieve results by actively listening, seeking, understanding and creating solutions as a unified team driving toward one company, one culture, one brand.

Achieve Results: We focus on winning by exceeding expectations and getting better – everyone, every day.

For more information, visit www.massmutual.com or find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, Instagram and Pinterest.

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.

At MassMutual, we’re fostering an inclusive and dynamic environment where our employees are valued for who they are and can build successful careers. For us, diversity and inclusion is more than a goal, it’s the only way forward.

• 100% rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (2018)

• National Association for Female Executives Top Company for Executive Women (2018)

• Disability Equality Index® (DEI) Best Place to Work for Disability inclusion (2018)

• Working Mother Media 100 Best Company (2017)

• Military Friendly Employer (2018)