Python Software Engineer, Cloud

Job title: Python Software Engineer, Cloud

Company: MassMutual

Job description: Do you want to be part of a team that encourages your growth, supports your ambitions and makes it a priority for you to reach your goals? Is helping people part of who you are? At MassMutual, we help millions of people find financial freedom, offer financial protection and plan for the future. We do this by building trust with our customers by being knowledgeable problem solvers and prioritize their needs above all else. We Live Mutual.



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 are 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 are stronger

What great looks like in this role

Our ideal candidate is someone who enjoys designing, building and delivering complex systems. You love coding and revel in finding elegant solutions to difficult problems. You are also constantly looking at ways to automate and improve development and deployment processes and coding standards. You are passionate about learning new technologies, are team orientated and a strong communicator.

Objectives of the role

  • Design, develop and deliver scalable, robust and highly re-usable components
  • Participate in all aspects of development from design to delivery, acting as both developer and component lead
  • Develop code, write unit tests and conduct code reviews
  • Debug and troubleshoot problems in code and data pipelines
  • Design, develop and improve build and deployment standards and processes (e.g. CI/CD, orchestration and scheduling)
  • Define version control best practices and automate enforcement where appropriate
  • Contribute improvements to monitoring and logging using technologies such as OpenTelemetry and New Relic
  • Evaluate and recommend tools, technologies, processes and reference architectures
  • Identify areas for process improvement and automation
  • Collaborate closely with other developers and provide mentorship as appropriate
  • Work in Agile development environment, attending daily stand-up meetings and delivering incremental improvements

Basic Qualifications

  • Python: 5+ years of experience as a Python developer
  • Code: Strong foundation in algorithms, design patterns and writing efficient code
  • Workflow: Good knowledge of orchestration and scheduling tools (e.g. Apache Airflow)
  • CI/CD: Excellent understanding of continuous integration and deployment tools (e.g. Jenkins)
  • Communication: Excellent communication, problem solving, organizational and analytical skills
  • Able to work independently and also to provide leadership to small teams of developers

Preferred Qualifications

  • Cloud: 2+ years building and deploying to AWS cloud environments
  • Build and Packaging: Good understanding of build and packaging tools such as pypi and Artifactory.
  • Infrastructure as code: Experienced using technologies such as Terraform or CloudFormation to provision cloud-based infrastructure

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.

Recognized as a 2020 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.

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.

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Location: Boston, MA

Job date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 03:04:41 GMT

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