DevOps Architect



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.



Job Description

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

The MassMutual Data Science team in the Enterprise Technology and Experience organization is seeking an outstanding Enterprise Architect-applications to join our team. The enterprise architect for applications will be responsible for evaluating and benchmarking new application frameworks, platforms and technologies enabling MassMutual to make high impact, long-term decisions around design, development and deployment of software applications supporting business capabilities at MassMutual. Additionally, this architect will be responsible for defining the software development standards and best practices for high quality, resilient and scalable software applications . This includes reference architectures, road maps, patterns and template code projects. This application architect role will focus on the digital experience which includes web and mobile applications and platforms, content management, responsive/adaptive designs and related technology stacks . This is a critical strategic architecture role to help drive digital transformation and create a competitive advantage for the company

Position Summary

The DevOPs CD Architect will be responsible for the overall continuous deployment strategy. DevOPs architecture role is a combination of both hands-on and strategic vision around devops deployment working closely with key stakeholders across the company. A successful candidate will understand the complete software/dev lifecycle and will have proven track record on developing complete CD solutions that will have a high positive impact across a larger organization. Leveraging industry standard tools in both cloud and bare-metal / on-prem solutions.:

  • Hands on experience on planning, building and running a complete CI/CD pipeline on both cloud and baremetal/in-house.
  • Collect technical requirements from stakeholders across the company and help build a complete CI/CD strategy and objectives.
  • Implement and POC and demo software to be used in the CD pipeline
  • Setup a Reference/Demo cloud and POC software and pipeline tools
  • Develop standards and practices for deployments and create re-useable interfaces for consumers.
  • Following market trends and DevOPs movements and apply models of continuous improvement to deployment and tooling
  • Setting up source repositories, artifact repositories and ORG artifact stores.
  • Write and implement k8s setups, best practices and cloud native k8s deploys.
  • Setup a standard for configuration management solution(s).


  • Jenkins
  • Terraform
  • Github Actions
  • GitOps
  • Artifactory
  • Ansible
  • Cloud Platform (AWS/Azure)
  • Kubernetes
  • Scripting (Python, Ruby. PERL, etc.)

What great looks like in this role

The Enterprise Architect will be part of MassMutual’s team whose vision is to build an industry leading EA function that creates alignment between technology and business strategy. The EA will have an opportunity to guide the process of planning and designing capabilities to maximize the value of IT and enable the company to make high impact, long-term decisions. This will be accomplished through architecture strategies, blueprints and road maps that standardize technology stacks and create engineering speed and agility through the innovative use of data science, data analytics, cloud and API’s. The EA will work with a team that embrace diversity in all of its forms, respect and have fun.


  • 10+ years experience working with CI/CD toolchains with expert level knowledge of the standard tools (ansible, chef, puppet, terraform, CloudFormation, packer).
  • Expert level on Artifact management (antifactory, nexus, inhouse or other)
  • Moderate knowledge on development workflows (gitflow, githubflow, trunk)
  • Moderate knowledge on baremetal or base cloud deploy tools (crowbar, cobbler, terraform, vagrant)
  • Moderate knowledge of the basic cloud providers (GCP, AWS, Azure)
  • Solid understanding of the basic principles of devops, CI/CD, agile and lean philosophies
  • Extensive experience of providing architectural direction to project development teams or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • 5+ years experience with container technologies (docker, k8s, swarm)
  • Track record of designing and implementing Cd toolchains
  • Extensive experience of providing architectural direction to technical teams
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or related field required (M.S. or Ph.D. preferred) or relevant experience.
  • Authorized to work in the United States without requiring visa sponsorship now or in the future


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.