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MassMutual Lead Java Developer in New York, New York

The Partner Management team within Sales & Distribution Technology, is seeking a Tech Lead for the Partner Data Exchange – Cloud domain (PDE Cloud). PDE Cloud is a new, early-stage team/function, implementing Cloud based technologies and capabilities to facilitate the transfer, and transformation of data among internal and external third parties (admins, distributors, vendors, systems etc.) in support of the Sales & Distribution of MassMutual products and services. The ideal candidate will be skilled in all levels of cloud-based web services, microservices and application development. Experience in the insurance and financial services industry, specifically exposure to standard feeds (ACORD, DTCC) is preferred. In this role you will be responsible for design and development of web applications and services, primarily back-end focused. Candidate must be flexible, team player and possess excellent written, verbal, and communication skills.

What your days and weeks will look like.

  • Partners with business and technical stakeholders

  • Operates independently on multiple project tasks

  • Participates in all phases of design, project planning, execution and testing

  • Produces application artifacts per SDLC, Agile, and DevOps audit requirements

  • Implements high-quality, cost-effective, and sustainable solutions

  • Meet today’s needs with the potential to scale or adapt to the needs of the future/new emerging technologies

  • Designs technical solutions based on business requirements and architectural guidelines, leveraging AWS capabilities, the Java Spring framework, and various other technologies

  • Proficient in core Java in addition to various libraries and related technologies (Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, Maven, Git, Docker / Kubernetes)

  • Designs web services (SOAP, REST, microservices) and APIs as Spring Boot applications

  • Participate in all aspects of development including design, delivery, and operations (DevOps)’

  • Defines and executes on technical strategy, including team alignment to task and implementation

  • Identify areas for process improvement and automation

  • Understands and advocates for secure coding practices (OAuth, Secrets Management, etc.)

  • Facilitates code reviews and mentors peer developers on best practices

  • Coaches, mentors, and supports junior-mid level members of the team

The skills that make you a great fit.

  • 7 years of software engineering/development experience

  • 3 years of demonstrated technical leadership (tech lead, lead developer)

  • Excellent communication skills and a demonstrated ability to lead software developers via design, mentorship, peer reviews, and coaching

  • Expertise in explaining complex technical topics to both technical and non-technical stakeholders

  • Strong foundation in algorithms, design patterns, and efficient coding practices

  • Deep understanding of software development best practices and secure coding principles

  • Proficiency with Java, including Core, Spring / Spring Boot (JDK 8, Open JDK 11)

  • Experience using Maven, POM files, dependency management, etc.

  • Familiarity with Docker, Kubernetes, and Amazon EKS (Elastic Kubernetes Service)

  • Experience designing, building, and testing web services / microservices / APIs

  • Experience with JavaScript and frameworks such as React, Angular, Node

  • Working knowledge of CI/CD practices

  • Experience with Atlassian suite, mainly JIRA and Confluence

  • Significant experience with various AGILE methodologies, and some exposure to DevOps

  • A passion for continuous learning and a desire to share business and technical knowledge

  • A bachelor’s degree in fields including computer engineering, computer science, information systems, or equivalent

  • Willing and able to work east coast hours

  • Able to travel to Boston, MA; Springfield, MA and NY, NY as needed

Preferred Skills

  • Master's or other advanced degree in applicable field

  • Experience working in a DevOps environment

  • Proficiency with XPath and XML parsing in Java

  • Experience implementing OAuth 2.0 and general web service security best practices

  • Experience leveraging Confluence and/or Lucid Charts to create designs and documentation

Target job salary $105,300.00 - $183,300.00 USD Annual



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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