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MassMutual Head of Data Integrations Delivery in Boston, Massachusetts

The MassMutual Technology & Data organization is seeking an outstanding individual to lead and manage the Data Integrations Delivery group.

The successful candidate will lead and expand a team implementing integrations (APIs & events) to enterprise data stores (legacy & modern/cloud based) on platforms (Kafka & Kong). The members of the team, work with fellow engineers and enterprise stakeholders to develop and maintain integrations (API & events) to our enterprise data and analytics platforms among other backend systems.

The successful applicant will be expected to drive the technology strategy through modern technologies & technical concepts. The applicant must possess a solid understanding of computer science & engineering fundamentals, including data integrations & deep understanding of API & event-based architecture, design and development.

Major Accountabilities

  • Develop the strategy, vision and roadmaps for Data Integrations Delivery in partnership with Enterprise Architecture (Applications, Data, Infrastructure & Security) to support strategic projects across multiple business functions within the enterprise

  • Manage an organization that scales to 50+ team members (GCC & US), managing stakeholders, setting expectations and accountable for execution of the portfolio initiatives

  • Lead, develop and scale (hiring & Global Capability Centers) multiple agile delivery teams (workcells / squads) comprised of cross-functional roles - delivery lead, business analyst, software engineer & SDET (Software Development Engineer in Test)

  • Oversee planning, prioritization, execution (budget, timeline, resources) & delivery of large & complex project portfolio spanning multiple business areas / stakeholders including enhancements/maintenance (BAU) and production support of APIs & events

  • Adopt and embed standards & patterns for all development & operational efforts in partner with Data Integration Platform & Enterprise Architecture teams

  • Drive & communicate (to peers & senior executives) continuous improvement efforts to ensure operational SLAs are met for all API & Events.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Advanced Degree in Computer Science/Engineering

  • 15+ years of overall IT experience

  • 10+ years of management experience of software engineering/delivery teams

  • Past experience in driving transformation based on software engineering principles & insurance standards (ACORD Data & Digital model) towards modern webservice & event-driven patterns

  • Strong track record of stakeholder & relationship management across enterprise

  • Strong understanding and practice of agile software development processes

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong management experience in shared engineering services using distributed teams (onshore / offshore)

  • Demonstrated ability to manage and direct work under pressure on concurrent project work efforts

  • Ability to travel between Boston and Springfield campuses (twice a week)

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with modern databases – relational (Postgres,MySQL), analytical (Vertica) & specialized (Redis, MongoDB etc.).

  • Experience in AWS cloud technologies and stack

  • Experience in the insurance and financial industries


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.