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Full Stack Software Engineer

Company: MetLife
Location: Wendell
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Location: Cary, NC

Hybrid Role: 3 days in office/2 days work from home

Role Value Proposition:

MetLife is the leading provider of Group Benefits. The MetLife Group Benefits Sales and Underwriting team is looking for an experienced Sr. Software Development Engineer in a full stack developer capacity. As a Senior Software Development Engineer, you will be a full-stack developer on a fast-paced, Agile delivery team building and deploying systems that are leveraging modern, cutting edge design and integrations across the entire software stack. We are looking for energetic and motivated system development engineers who are forward-focused, not afraid of experimentation, and a team player. In this role, you will be responsible for working with Business and Technical teams to develop features and user stories, code, review test plans develop scripts for test automation. Your work will make an impact on how MetLife fulfills its promises to the customer and you will have excellent opportunities to interact and contribute to the organization's success.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing, designing and driving solutions for major components and features
  • Design and implement solutions that are highly available, scalable and self-healing
  • Responsible for ensuring that quality standards are met by both onshore and offshore teams.
  • Will manage and oversee the successful completion of technical deliverables including the detailed technical design, software development and unit testing process.
  • Project leadership, relationship building, stakeholder management, vendor resource oversight.
  • Ensuring secure, high code quality across project deliverables.
  • Working with cross-functional teams for delivery Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

    • Bachelor's degree required, major in related field like CS, CIS/MIS, engineering preferred
    • Strong hands-on experience with distributed technologies .net, Java/Jscript, Angular, Web services
    • Stakeholder management including interfacing to senior management
    • Ability to build, deliver and operate complex applications
    • Proficiency with various database technologies and solutions, including both SQL and NoSQL
    • 5+ years' experience in Software Development and strong technical experience with building distributed platforms
    • Proven CI/CD Agile, DevOps/Lean experience
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with focused attention to details, as well as, demonstrated professionalism and time/task management skills
    • Strong Software Development Life Cycle knowledge and experience, or comparable methodologies Preferred:
      • Must be a passionate, driven individual, capable of interacting with the business and managing development execution while contributing hands-on coding and debugging
      • Experience with Java/J2EE for Web Application Development
      • Design experience utilizing Use Cases, Features, and User Stories
      • Experience working in Waterfall and Agile/DevOps environment
      • Experience working with offshore software development and third party vendors
      • Exposure to Microsoft Azure tools
      • SAFe certification Travel


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        At MetLife, we're leading the global transformation of an industry we've long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we're dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.


        MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world's leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

        We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine's 2021 list of the "World's Most Admired Companies."

        MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.

        The wage range for applicants for this position is the more specific figure (for example (only): $80,000) or range within which the hiring manager reasonably expects to hire (for example (only): $70,000 - $85,000) . The role is eligible for incentive compensation under the sales incentive plan for your position. MetLife offers a comprehensive benefits program, including healthcare benefits, life insurance, retirement benefits, parental leave, legal plan services and paid time off. All incentives and benefits are subject to the applicable plan terms.

        We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife. For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.

        MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

        MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

Keywords: MetLife, Raleigh , Full Stack Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Wendell, North Carolina

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