MassMutual Financial Group Chief Engineer in Boston, 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.



Quilt is an early stage startup tasked with addressing one of the largest problems facing America today: the perfect storm of people living longer AND saving less. As an independent subsidiary of a Fortune 100 company, Quilt has the resources to make a real difference and the agility to succeed where traditional, old school financial services companies have failed in the past.

We are looking for an experienced Chief Engineer to recruit and mentor a world-class engineering team, architect the underlying tech platform, and contribute to Quilt’s overall success as a member of the exec team.

Currently in the product development stage, the Quilt team plans to launch its first financial product in mid 2019.

You’ll get to…

  • Build and mentor a talented engineering team across various disciplines

  • Lead the architecture, implementation, and management of a cutting-edge web and mobile experience

  • Be a key contributor to the executive team

  • Collaborate with key internal stakeholders (Haven Life and MassMutual) and external partners

  • Embody the Quilt brand and values in everything you do

In the past you have…

  • Been part of (or reported directly to) an executive team

  • Recruited, managed, and mentored great engineers

  • Worked in a startup or agile development environment

  • Experience with JavaScript, related frameworks (i.e. Node), relational and NoSQL databases, distributed cloud-based systems, and performance optimization

  • Several years as a lead developer

  • Many years of experience in web/mobile systems design/architecture and/or platform/framework development

It’d be nice if you also have…

  • Managed different personality types

  • Familiarity with financial services/insurance, and necessary security standards

  • A healthy obsession with organization and details

  • A simple and conversational way of explaining things

  • Experience managing multiple stakeholders

  • BA/BS/MS in computer science or related subject area

You want to work at a company who values…

  • Having a sense of humor

  • Talking through complex issues while respecting viewpoints of others

  • Working with data and letting the analytics be your guide

  • Collaborative project and product development

  • Thinking about what we are building and not just how it will be delivered

  • Keeping it simple

  • Being proactive

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to embody our brand and values as you help develop a team of bright engineers and work to solve the retirement and longevity issues facing America.

We pay competitive base salaries and provide significant team performance bonuses. Our salary structure is commensurate with experience. In addition, you will be eligible to participate in our comprehensive benefits program, including medical insurance, 401(K) with match, and a pension offered through our corporate parent, MassMutual.

Quilt is a high-growth team and equal opportunity employer with many opportunities to learn, experiment, and grow. Our team values diversity and encourages all races, religions, colors, origins, genders, sexual orientations, ages, marital statuses, veterans, and abilities to apply.

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.


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)