MassMutual Financial Group Solutions Architect in Springfield, Massachusetts

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The Data Solutions Architect 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.

Reports to: Systems Data Management Director

Other Relationships: MassMutual Investment Data Optimization Team (MIDOT), MassMutual Information Technology (MMIT), Investment Transformation Office (ITO), Investment Data Optimization (IDO), Data and Solution Vendors, Trade Flow & Allocation (TFA), Securities Accounting Transformation Platform (SATP).


Basic Job Qualifications

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

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

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

• Mastery level knowledge and experience with 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

• 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.

• 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.

• Authorized to work in the US with or without sponsorship

Preferred Job Qualifications:

• Advanced degree in computer or business related field preferred

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

• 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.


Focus on the Customer : Know your customers well; add value with a sense of urgency.

Act with Integrity : Be trustworthy, adhere to high ethical standards and adhere to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies

Value People : Lead people to success; appreciate diverse backgrounds, ideas and experiences.

Work Collaboratively: Partner with others to achieve results that leverage the right resources

Achieve Results : Focus on winning; consistently exceed expectations, beat the competition

MassMutual Financial Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.