MassMutual Financial Group Lead Web Developer 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.



R2911 Lead Web Developer Position


The Lead Web Developer will be fluent in the full range of web technologies and will lead a team of Web Developers and UX Developers. This team is responsible for engaging with agile squads across the organization to build and maintain a shared style library and a shared component library.

The Digital Experience Team, part of MassMutual’s Customer Experience Organization, is focused on creating, delivering and supporting innovative digital experiences for our customers. We are comprised of several cross-functional, product centric groups who like to have fun, challenge each other, and are energized to create innovative solutions that exceed the changing needs of our customers. The Digital Experience Organization has opportunities for individuals who are seeking to bring their enthusiasm, skills, and desire to master new and emerging technologies as a part of one of our highly collaborative teams. We welcome candidates who will drive toward the effective utilization of the latest technologies, partnering with business stakeholders across as well as experts in other areas including data science to achieve these goals.

We offer opportunities across our offices located in New York City, Boston Massachusetts, and Springfield Massachusetts.


  • Work autonomously with minimal direction

  • Focus on improvements to both software code and team collaboration processes

  • Drive consensus among multiple contributors

  • Troubleshoot, pair program, and collaborate efficiently with members of the team

  • Track work and report on team progress to leadership


  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 5+ years of front end development experience

  • Leadership : experience as a leader of high-performing development teams

  • Agile : experience working in an Agile development environment

  • Experience with an online planning system, such as JIRA, Trello, Pivotal Tracker, etc.

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


  • Web Technologies: fluency in HTML5, CSS3, and ES6

  • Git: expertise with workflow steps, including: branching, merging, rebasing, pull requests; expertise with reversion and feature rollback

  • Docker: experience building images, Dockerfile syntax, secrets, volumes, and port binding; experience of docker-compose

  • Virtualization : experience with virtual machines; one of: Vagrant, VirtualBox, Parallels, VMWare; experience mounting volumes and port binding

  • Code Quality : experience with eslint, csslint

  • Continuous Integration : experience using pipelines to support continuous delivery; ability to model the value stream of a product

  • Documentation: excellent technical writing; expertise with markdown syntax; expertise writing wiki pages for technical documentation including troubleshooting, tutorials, and reference material

  • Testing : experience writing unit, integration, integration and load tests; expertise with one of jest, mocha, chai, enzyme, and sinon; proficiency with cross-browser testing tools and/or platforms

  • Cloud Architecture : understanding of stateless/”12 factor” application principles

  • APIs: experience with RESTful APIs; understanding of API specifications, such as Swagger docs

  • Initiative : experience developing roadmaps and grooming product backlogs

  • Deployments: experience with “blue/green” (or “red/black”), rolling, or canary deployment strategies

  • Advanced React : experience with higher order components, and composition of components

  • Redux or Flux : experience with application data architecture

  • Webpack: experience customizing webpack configurations for multi target builds.

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)