API Engineer - Advanced

Description The MassMutual Data Engineering Group in the Customer Experience Organization is seeking an outstanding API engineer to join our team in Data Engineering. The successful candidate will work withfellow engineers and enterprise stakeholders to develop API's for the various data driven systems we have to help us transform the insurance industry. The successful applicant will be expected to quickly learn new cutting-edge technologies, technical concepts, and complex problem spaces. The applicant must possess a solid understanding of computer science fundamentals, including database fundamentals and web-based API's enabling business applications and usage at scale. Current projects include: Design and develop API's using REST, in Python, Node.js, Java and Scala to provide data integration functionality for the diverse financial and life insurance data. Working with the different company business units to map and integrate disparate data from a variety of source systems using API microservices pattern Essential Responsibilities Working closely with a team of highly skilled data and API engineers to help connect and integrate webservices across the enterprise. Be self-supportive in collaborating with your peers to effectively deliver robust solutions for the business Write tested, robust code that can be quickly moved into production Work seamlessly in an agile environment with engineers, product managers, business analysts, and designers to understand end-user requirements Support-what-you-build,including monitoring, performance tuning, andresponding to incidents Basic Qualifications 4+ years of experience with full stack development, including application, API, testing, and automation experience using at least one of the following languages - Python, Java, Scala Experience with the following: SQL for database schema design (Postgres, MySQL, SQL Server, etc.) Application security best practices Software and system architecture Advanced experience with open source web application frameworks (Node.js / Play etc.) Advanced experience with unit test frameworks (scala test / mocha / junit / jasmine etc.) Developing RESTful APIs and API Gateway integration (Kong / Apigee etc.) Continuous integration server(s) (Jenkins / TeamCity / GoCD etc.) and continuous deployments Cloud experience (AWS / Azure etc.) Experience with containers (Docker, Kubernetes, etc) Experience working in an agile environment and collaborating with the team to solve technical challenges using rapid and iterative development Superior communication skills with the ability to work directly with business partners Authorized to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future Preferred Qualifications 6+ years of experience with full stack development, including application, API, testing, and automation experiencepreferred Advanced experience with Cloud providers ( AWS / Azure ) Advanced Database design and administration Advanced experience with containers (Docker, Kubernetes, etc) Degree in Math or Computer Science preferred Graduate degree is a plus R3855
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Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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