Application Engineer - Data



Multiple locations
Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2024

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.



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 understand the challenges of handling data at scale and are always looking for opportunities to leverage open-source tools to accelerate development. 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 in the cloud

  • Participate in all aspects of development from design to delivery, acting as both developer and component lead

  • Interact closely with data users, including data engineers and data scientists to understand & refine requirements

  • Develop code, write unit tests and conduct code reviews

  • Debug and troubleshoot problems in code and data pipelines

  • Evaluate and recommend tools, technologies, processes and reference architectures

  • Identify areas for process improvement and automation

  • Collaborate closely with developers and provide mentorship as appropriate

  • Work in Agile development environment, attending daily stand-up meetings and delivering incremental improvements.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering or a related field

  • 5+ Years of experience programming in Python or Java.

  • 3+ Years of experience in design and development of data integration and ETL

  • 3+ years of experience working with a scalable data warehouse

  • Strong Expertise in writing and understanding complex SQL queries

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working with big data platforms

  • Knowledge of data warehousing concepts and best practices.

  • 2 year developing ELT/ETL pipelines using software like Apache Airflow, AWS Glue, or Informatica.

  • Streaming experience using streaming technologies such as Apache Kafka, Apache Spark Streaming or Apache Flink

  • Knowledge about CI/CD practices

  • Experience working on a Cloud platform

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.