The head of data architecture, technology and standards will lead a team responsible for evaluating and benchmarking new database technologies and enabling MassMutual to make high impact, long term decisions around design, procurement, and deployment of database, storage, and computing technologies that underpin the data analytics, reporting, and science capabilities at MassMutual.. Additionally, this technical leaders team will be responsible for defining the standards of data flow and data access for all data platforms driving analytics, reporting, and data science systems. This includes the specification of data interchange formats and data interfaces including APIs and driver based access.. Core Responsibilities. Technical evaluations and benchmarking of core data technologies including query engines, storage platforms, and big data computing frameworks.. Specification and publication of standards around data transport and data APIs. Thought leadership and active participation in conferences and research with strategic partners and academic institutions. Define the technical platform strategy for enterprise consumer data initiatives. Partner with senior leaders to develop and maintain data platform and data technology strategy. Define data architecture strategies and approaches to advance enterprise data initiatives. Partner with business executives and senior architects to identify data and process issues, then provides solution options and recommends options. Provide recommendations on system options, risks, cost/benefit analysis, and impact on cross-domain systems, business strategy, goals and processes.. Partner with extended enterprise architecture, business, and IT support teams to communicate data architecture strategies, standards, and direction.. Requirements. 15+ years experience working with database technologies and big data platforms. 15+ years performing research, distributed 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. Demonstrated data warehousing experience. Track record of designing architectural reference material. Extensive experience of providing architectural direction to technical. Glassdoor has millions of jobs plus salary information, company reviews, and interview questions from people on the inside making it easy to find a job that's right for you. Associated topics: .net, backend, c/c++, develop, devops, maven, perl, php, programming, software architect
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