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Vice President, Information Delivery


Job Description

“Innovation, Data Analytics, Consumer Focus, Be a Part of the Growth Engine”

The Boston Solutions Center

The Boston Solutions Center is located on Atlantic Ave in Boston and is the innovation arrm of MassMutual. Focused on innovation projects to proactively advance and accelerate MassMutual’s 2020 strategy. "It's digital; it's innovative, creative and agile. It is an opportunity to showcase advanced technology applications to help the MassMutual employees and customers imagine the possibilities.  We are building dedicated program management with purposeful application of culture, design thinking and methodology to improve the success rate of innovation.

The VP Information Delivery will be responsible to; build a Data ecosystem that manages the adoption, utilization and continuous improvement of large scale BI & Integration solutions; he/she will provide senior data management and delivery leadership for information/data strategy including enterprise data architecture, business intelligence, data warehousing, meta-data management, enterprise integration, DB modeling and DB design. He/she will manage a team of 3 directs including 70 FTE’s and 50+ contract staff. Leadership, innovation, collaboration and the ability to work across the Enterprise are critical components of the role. Open source technology required; Apache, Hadoop, Casandra.  Team located in Springfield MA. Preferred location for leader Springfield; Boston a possibility but travel to Springfield will be required.

REPORTS TO:  VP, Head of Boston Solution Center


Strategy & Execution:

  • Responsible for managing the design, development, deployment, and maintenance of our data warehouse environment and enterprise business intelligence reporting.
  • Responsible for managing application DBAs for DB design, physical design, and data modeling
  • Coordinate and participate in Data Management and Data Governance direction in partnership with key stakeholders. Define data/information architecture standards, structure, attributes and taxonomy. Direct the application of accepted data content standards to technology projects.
  • Responsible for direction setting and health of Business Intelligence, Customer Relationship Management, Data Warehousing, Meta-data Repositories, and Operational Data Stores
  • Define the short-term execution and long-term vision for the information delivery practice including the use of data warehousing / BI technologies, both current and emerging. 
  • Provide strategic insight to the knowledge of trends, emerging technologies and practices for data warehousing and BI applications.
  • Manage the development and implementation of capabilities to improve, monitor, and audit data quality within the reporting and analytics environment.
  • Overall Responsibility for our Teradata Data Warehouse environment, and information delivery & integration practice
  • Drive comprehensive view of customer & content providing flexible intelligent reporting & analytics platforms
  • Budget Responsibility in the range of $10 – 13 million

Talent Management and Development

  • Responsibility and Accountability for a team of 70+ information technology professionals and contract staff
  • Direct Supervision for the AVP of Information Applications and Delivery, Head of Reporting and Analytics, and Head of Data Integration
  • Manage & build a team of data, BI & integration architects, designers and implementation managers,
  • Establish and assess the achievement of realistic, challenging objectives through regular communication. Recognize and reward positive performance and address performance/behavior failures in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Cultivate an environment where others feel valued regardless of their organizational level, experience or background
  • Drive comprehensive view of customer & content providing flexible intelligent reporting & analytics platform

Relationship Management

  • Significant constituent management including senior management along with vendor relationship management and participation in contract negotiations
  • Work closely with line of business partners in on project deliverables. Ensure the implementation of change with appropriate communications, goals, resources, metrics and reviews.
  • Ability to influence and manage relationships across the organization even where no direct line of reporting exists


  • College degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • 8+ years expert level experience providing comprehensive middleware life cycle development from design to delivery to scalability
  • Experience in building large scale BI & Integration solutions across multiple business areas
  • Deep understanding of BI, analytics, integration & data governance
  • Experience in datawarehousing tools, ETL/reporting, middleware
  • Experience with Teradata, Informatica, SalesForce integration
  • Experience working with Hadoop, NoSql a plus
  • Detailed knowledge of RESTFul web services development. 
  • Experience working with private and public cloud technologies including PaaS, IaaS,  SaaS, Service Bus and API Management
  • Expertise in creating Enterprise Service Bus Frameworks (ESB), Messaging Systems, & Middleware protocols.
  • Ability to drive multiple initiatives, programs and run both strategy and operations across the portfolio
  • Experience implementing and maintaining high performance, distributed scalable software.
  • Experience with version control, issue tracking, and build/release management is essential
  • Experience with short-lifetime development cycles; Agile Software Development practices
  • Experience with version control, issue tracking, and build/release management is essential
  • Experience managing cross-functional, collaborative teams
  • Eye towards high quality user-design experience and data visualization
  • Excellent leadership and management capabilities
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with ability to work in a rapid, iterative development environment
  • Superior communication skills with ability to work directly with technology and business partners
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Job Location
Boston / Springfield, MA
Additional Job Details
Employment Type:
Full Time