Add your resume and apply to jobs with your Glassdoor profile. Create Profile. Job. The Head Architect, Applications will lead a team responsible for defining and maintaining enterprise integration, application, and application development standards. This will include evaluating and benchmarking new technologies, drafting technical standards and artifacts and enabling MassMutual to make high impact, long term decisions.. Core Responsibilities. Technical evaluations and benchmarking of core infrastructure technologies including cloud providers, network architectures, and storage platforms. Specification and publication of standards around infrastructure configuration (network elements, servers, cloud environments). Thought leadership and active participation in conferences and research with strategic partners and academic institutions. Define the technical platform strategy for enterprise infrastructure initiatives, such as data center relocations, network architecture changes and upgrades, etc.. Partner with technology leaders to monitor execution. Define cloud and network architecture strategies and approaches to advance enterprise initiatives. Provide recommendations on system options, risks, cost/benefit analysis, and impact on cross-domain systems, business strategy, goals and processes.. Partner with other enterprise architecture, business, and IT support teams to communicate, and collaborate on architecture strategies, standards, and direction.. Requirements. 15+ years performing research and or large scale system design, and benchmarking. Extensive experience of providing architectural direction to project development teams or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Exceptional written and verbal communication abilities. Track record of designing architectural reference material. Extensive experience of providing architectural direction to technical teams. Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or related field required (M.S. or Ph.D. preferred) Associated topics: infrastructure, ip, maintain, maintenance, network, satcom, server, system engineer, system specialist, technician
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