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MassMutual Head – Cloud Security Operations and Engineering in Springfield, Massachusetts

Head Cloud Security Operations and Engineering will lead a team of dynamic and talented engineers focused on building out and maintaining scalable and secured high performing compute, storage, and reliable infrastructure in the cloud. This role is responsible for driving the ongoing vision for the team and continuing to hire and lead top-talent senior cloud engineers. Specifically, you will:

  • Develop and drive programs to operationalize the cloud security vision across the business with an emphasis on gaining measurable results

  • Deliver a range of Cloud Security Architecture and assurance activities as part of Security Development Lifecycle

  • Engineer the Cloud Security patterns and oversee the implementations of Cloud Security Controls

  • Develop and maintain vulnerability remediation program in Cloud to improve overall security posture

  • Establish Cloud Security Operations function along with Cloud operations function.

  • Work with engineering and other leaders to ensure security assurance activities occur during the software development lifecycle and appropriate security mitigations are integrated into the product

  • Develop and drive approaches to identify and prevent security vulnerabilities earlier in the development process in an automated scalable manner and work with engineering to deploy and utilize these approaches

  • Build a strong security community across the company’s functional, business and technology organizations

  • Lead and grow the team of top-talent senior engineers

  • Enhance & drive adoption of foundational capabilities - CI/CD, Telemetry, Security, Performance/DR, Cost optimization & capacity planning

  • Own & deliver the key outcomes of Cloud transformation program

  • Drive operational best practice adoption across critical services, continually looking to lower operational barriers to achieving improved reliability

  • Lead by example, care for your team, and establish credibility with the quality of you and your team's technical execution

  • Thoughtfully balance the needs of the organization that exists today, against our future trajectory

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leads and manages highly skilled engineers and operational teams through strong people management, mentoring and coaching

  • Helps advance the maturity and integration of Cloud Security Tools and Automation

  • Demonstrates a broad understanding of security technical acumen through experience and past success

  • Influence new security designs, architectures, standards, and methods

  • Execute the cloud security remediation program

  • Manage security KPI and Metrics

  • Demonstrates a wide-ranging knowledge of the businesses across the enterprise and industry expertise

  • Participation in the research and proposed solutions driving the stability and reliability of our products improving overall company quality and customer satisfaction

  • Establish and maintain relationships with peers and leaders, act as an internal resource for teams and business units

  • Provides thought leadership in issue resolution regarding internal and external technology matters

  • Leverage business planning and production performance to influence the creation of stable solutions

  • Measure application and environment performance, document issues and work with the development and implementation engineers to identify solutions


  • 10 years of experience in technology (preferably in Security or DevOps or automation space)

  • Understanding of key Cloud Security capabilities - Telemetry, Security Controls, Observability

  • Strong communication skills (Written and Oral) tailored for diverse audiences - senior leadership, program office, and architecture/technical teams

  • Experience recruiting, leading, motivating, and mentoring fast moving, highly skilled engineers; adept at navigating and improving both social and technical systems

  • Ability to be drive structured problem solving, demonstrating persistence & resourcefulness in the face of obstacles

  • Must be able to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with agile development methodologies including Kanban and Scrum

  • Experience in AWS cloud technologies and technology stacks

  • AWS Practitioner or Developer/Ops associate certification

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Salary target - $175-195k base with additional annual bonuses


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.