MassMutual Software Engineer (Data) in Boston, Massachusetts
What great looks like in this role
Our ideal candidate is someone who enjoys designing, building and delivering complex systems. You love coding and revel in finding elegant solutions to difficult problems. You understand the challenges of handling data at scale and are always looking for opportunities to leverage open-source tools to accelerate development. You are passionate about learning new technologies, are team orientated and a strong communicator.
Objectives of the role
Design, develop and deliver scalable, robust and highly re-usable components in the cloud
Participate in all aspects of development from design to delivery, acting as both developer and component lead
Interact closely with data users, including data engineers and data scientists to understand & refine requirements
Develop code, write unit tests and conduct code reviews
Debug and troubleshoot problems in code and data pipelines
Evaluate and recommend tools, technologies, processes and reference architectures
Identify areas for process improvement and automation
Collaborate closely with developers and provide mentorship as appropriate
Work in Agile development environment, attending daily stand-up meetings and delivering incremental improvements.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering or a related field
Python/Java: 5+ Years' professional experience in software development with modern programming languages such as Java or Python
Code: Strong foundation in algorithms, design patterns and writing efficient code
Data: Good understanding of data and experience with database technologies (e.g. SQL, Vertica, Redshift, Snowflake)
CI/CD: Experience with source control and CI/CD tools (e.g. Jenkins)
Testing: Proficient in writing unit, integration and load tests
Communication: Excellent communication, problem solving, organizational and analytical skills
Able to work independently and to provide leadership to small teams of developers
Master’s degree in computer science or engineering or a related field
Cloud: 2+ years building and deploying to AWS cloud environments
Big Data: 2+ years using Apache Spark or similar big data technologies
Streaming: Experience using streaming technologies such as Apache Kafka, Apache Spark Streaming or Apache Flink
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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