MassMutual Financial Group Developer in Springfield, Massachusetts

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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This position is responsible for the analysis and design of complex data integration processes supporting MassMutual’s Investment, Enterprise Risk, and Corporate Finance units. This role supports strategic investment initiatives within these areas and ensures recommended solutions are aligned with business and MM IT strategies while adhering to relevant technology standards.

This role leverages problem solving and analytical skills to design technical solutions related to data management and system integration challenges, and contributes to troubleshooting efforts across multiple functional areas including General Investment Accounts, Separate Investment Accounts, Securities & various technology platforms supporting Investments, Finance, and Enterprise Risk.

  • Accountable for documentation of the technical design and non-functional requirements.

  • Review and provide input to the business functional and non-functional requirements for sufficiency to determine technical requirements.

  • Contribute to the development of non-functional requirement and architectural artifacts.

  • Accountable for the quality and thoroughness of the information contained in the design document.

  • Review and provide input to design duration and completion dates along with task dependencies.

  • Establish and approve best practices and standards with respect to design and development.

  • Participate / lead complex project design teams.

  • Perform impact analysis on various proposed technical solutions.

  • Design and document the right technical solution to meet requirements.

  • Understand the Project Architecture and translate into efficient designs that are scalable, maintainable, and re-usable, ensuring that designs are aligned with business and technical strategy.

  • Understand relevant LOB/SBU Reference/Domain Architectures.

  • Contribute to and review estimates for development efforts.

  • Participate in / lead (level dependent) peer design reviews.

  • Drive performance and capacity planning (including instrumentation).

  • Clarify and resolve design related issues with developers.

  • Contribute to and review test strategy and test plans.

  • Review and provide input to the project plan during architecture & design phase.

  • Review and quality oversight of migration packages and procedures (prepared by developers).

  • Contribute to the design/configuration of interface monitoring and exception notification processes.

  • Transition operational schedules and other related support information for inclusion in the production support playbooks (MIDOT, MMIT Operations, Eagle, etc.).

  • Participate in and sign-off on requirements and design review gates.

  • Raise program / project issues to program / project managers transparently and effectively using recommended approaches.

  • Highlight potential and actual design / development issues effectively

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer or business related field.

  • Mastery level Application or ETL Developer with deep understanding of the SDLC, development patterns, and best practices

  • Mastery level knowledge and experience with Python, C# .NET, Entity Framework, HTML 5.0, Angular JS, Windows Workflow Foundation (WWF), Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), IIS, SQL Server T-Query, SQL Server XQuery

  • 8 or more years of experience with designing and implementing data transformation and data management solutions within Data Warehousing, ODS, SQL, ETL, and systems integration.

  • Knowledge and experience with data governance and data management technologies and methodologies.

  • Skilled leading and/or participating in system design and architectural activities including technical requirement writing experience and ability to lead collaboration for important design decisions.

  • Demonstrated experience in solution design related to enterprise critical data (e.g. customer, financial, or policy related data).

  • Strong collaboration skills with the ability to work in a team-based environment including employees, vendors, and third party contractors.

  • Proven ability to provide technical leadership and guidance to less experienced team members.

  • Strong understanding and adherence to IT SDLC and operational best practices.

  • Authorized to work in the United States with or without sponsorship now and in the future

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or higher in Computer Science or business related field preferred

  • Agile

  • Knowledge of investment security master data and/or financial data preferred but not required.

  • Knowledge and experience with batch job scheduling (TWS/Maestro), orchestration, and secure file transfer (MFT), XML and XML concepts (schemas, XSD, XSLT), DB2/SQL/Oracle query and query writing practices preferred.

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.

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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)