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MassMutual Quantitative Investment Management Systems Developer in Boston, Massachusetts

Quantitative Investment Management Systems Developer

The Opportunity

As a Quantitative Investment Management Systems Developer you will have a deep understanding of a wide range of technology infrastructure, network architectures, and data management principles. Having some understanding of investment asset types is a plus. You will work closely with our ALM program stakeholders to gather application requirements and feedback. This role will require a significant amount of programming with a heavy emphasis on Python and SQL. You will additionally work with the operations team to provide ad-hoc development support as needed.

The Team

We began a multi-year effort within Investment Management to update and overhaul our Asset-Liability Management (ALM) analytics platform. The effort entails updating and migrating the models and analytics to a cloud-based platform in order to maximize efficiency, scale, and performance. Within R&D, you will have numerous opportunities to learn, develop, and apply new skills and technologies as result of our continually evolving business and market environments. Our relatively flat and collaborative org structure within Investment Management will encourage and provide you with direct access to our senior leadership team.

The Impact:

As a Quantitative Investment Management Systems Developer, you will be determining operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development and automation. You will be producing relevant project documentation that ensures governance throughout the agile process whilst also demonstrating the implementation of lessons learned and best practices. You will be designing, and implementing low-latency, high-availability, performant applications. As this Developer you will also have the below responsibilities:

  • Working pro-actively to resolve issues in a timely manner in order to drive customer satisfaction

  • Research, learn, and apply new technologies that can improve performance and minimize operational downtime

  • Collaborating with Enterprise, Technology, and Experience (ETX) to manage requests and asks

  • Technical consulting on our data and cloud based systems and tools

  • Troubleshoot, debug, and patch application and platform issues

The Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience

  • Degree in computer science or engineering

  • Experience with databases, cloud computing, and software development lifecycle

  • AWS experience

  • Programming fluency in Python, YAML, PL/SQL , ETL and VBA

  • Experience with relational and object databases (SQL/Mongo)

  • Ability to create and maintain database schemas that represent and support business processes

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (GIT, VSS)

  • Experience with building APIs and services using REST, SOAP, etc.

  • Knowledge of user authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments

  • Experienced problem solver with strong appetite for continuous improvement

  • Strong debugging and unit testing skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

The Ideal Qualifications

  • Experience in a market risk setting at a large corporate entity

  • Understanding of agile based development methodologies

  • Full stack engineer with backend experience

  • Risk modeling experience

What to Expect as Part of MassMutual and the Team

  • Regular meetings with the Quantitative R&D team

  • Focused one-on-one meetings with your manager

  • Access to mentorship opportunities

  • Networking opportunities including access to Asian, Hispanic/Latinx, African American, women, LGBTQ, veteran and disability-focused Business Resource Groups

  • Access to learning content on Degreed and other informational platforms

  • Your ethics and integrity will be valued by a company with a strong and stable ethical business with industry leading pay and benefits

About MassMutual

We’ve been around since 1851. During our history, we’ve helped millions of people find financial freedom, offer financial protection, and plan for the future.

Today, we continue to develop meaningful relationships with our customers by building their trust, being knowledge problem solvers and always prioritizing their needs. 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.

MassMutual was recognized as an Ethisphere 2019 World’s Most Ethical Company, a Top Place to Work in 2020 according to The Boston Globe and named among America’s Best Employers for Diversity according to Forbes 2020. MassMutual ranks No. 84 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies.

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