Python Engineer (Full Stack) *100% REMOTE in US*

Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) Remote
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March 14, 2023
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual)
Boston, Massachusetts

At MassMutual, we're passionate about helping millions of people find financial freedom and this passion has driven our approach to developing highly interactive digital experiences for our internal and external customers. The Data Science Software Engineering team, part of MassMutual's Data Organization, comprises collaborative, cross-functional software engineers who like to have fun, challenge each other, and are energized to create innovative solutions that exceed the changing needs of our customers.

To help us achieve our mission, we are hiring a Full Stack Software Engineer to join our team to construct systems, pipelines, and front-end and back-end applications to support Data Science efforts. This person will have the opportunity to join a talented team of individuals and work on high profile systems that will have an impact on how MassMutual processes, consumes, interprets, presents, and acts on information. They will play an integral role on a team responsible for the development, testing, and delivery of high security, high quality products.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Data Scientists, Data Engineers, Data Analysts, Product and Project Managers, and enterprise stakeholders to deliver innovative, data-driven systems aimed at transforming the insurance industry
  • Collaborate with internal business partners and the team to analyze and decompose complex application features into simpler stories for planning and execution.
  • Collaborate with the team to manage and estimate the size and complexity of the features/stories.
  • Perform the technical implementation, and testing of feature/stories and commit to what can be accomplished in an iteration.
  • Engage with team members and be an active contributor in standups, sprint planning, demos etc.
  • Learn existing applications and enhance/improve code base
  • Complete design and development tasks independently
  • Design database schemas, query, and aggregate data
  • Capture and share knowledge
  • Analyze and develop specifications for the enhancement, maintenance, and problem solving for complex applications or system(s)
  • Drive value and build to continuously improve the quality of deliverables.
  • Contribute to software engineering best practices for design, coding standards, performance, security, delivery, maintainability and culture.
  • Demonstrate capability to develop components through to production.

  • 3-5 years software engineering experience with expertise in Python and developing and managing RESTful API applications
  • 3-5 years developing backend applications with API services
  • Experience writing complex queries for RDBMS such as MySQL and Postgres
  • Experience with NoSQL such as MongoDB and Dynamo
  • Experience collaborating with a team of developers with varying skillsets
  • Experience with Agile software engineering principles and methodologies
  • Hands-on experience with Jenkins pipeline
  • Hands-on experience with AWS Stack (Lamda, EC2, Kubernetes, Terraform, etc)
  • Experience with R a plus
  • Experience with AWS Managed Airflow a plus
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience
  • Authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future



Salary Range:

At MassMutual, we focus on ensuring fair equitable pay, by providing competitive salaries, along with incentive and bonus opportunities for all employees. Your total compensation package includes either a bonus target or in a sales-focused role a Variable Incentive Compensation component.

Why Join Us.

We've been around since 1851. During our history, we've learned a few things about making sure our customers are our top priority. In order to meet and exceed their expectations, we must have the best people providing the best thinking, products and services. To accomplish this, we celebrate an inclusive, vibrant and diverse culture that encourages growth, openness and opportunities for everyone. A career with MassMutual means you will be part of a strong, stable and ethical business with industry leading pay and benefits. And your voice will always be heard.

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.

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.

If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us and share the specifics of the assistance you need.

At MassMutual, we focus on ensuring fair, equitable pay by providing competitive salaries, along with incentive and bonus opportunities for all employees. Your total compensation package includes either a bonus target or in a sales-focused role a Variable Incentive Compensation component. For more information about our extensive benefits offerings please check out our Total Rewards at a Glance.

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