Principal Converged Infrastructure Engineer
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Role Value Proposition:
This Engineer will use their unique experience in Data Center,
Cloud, Virtualization and Security technologies to continue the
transformation of MetLife--s Data Center Infrastructure into a
Software Defined, Service Oriented business resource. We--re
looking for a confident technical leader who has accomplished much
and intends to do more; a teammate who is as passionate about
learning as they are leading. This hands-on position requires
strong collaboration skills to work with other infrastructure
experts and software developers within the team as they drive
toward project milestones. The ideal Engineer will have a broad
understanding of the technologies within the Converged team--s
portfolio; Virtualization, Networking, Automation, Security and
enjoy learning new ones. The candidate will have the ability to
identify, document, recommend and lead projects within the
Converged team--s portfolio.
This Engineer will rapidly learn our Networking, Virtualization and
Compute environments; aligning with other team members who are
managing major projects in all these spaces. While supporting these
efforts, this Engineer will work to define and implement both
tactical and strategic Automation capabilities that will enhance
the visibility and efficiency of our Converged Infrastructure.
- Act as technical authority concerning Data Center network
technologies, project design and project delivery.
- Engage product vendors regarding new product evaluations,
service engagements, case escalations and the typical life cycle
concerns (Field Notices/LDoS/EoL/Support) for infrastructure
components and design.
- Develop to become a knowledgeable and trusted resource on all
technology areas within the Converged Infrastructure portfolio.
- Assist team members who develop automation tools by providing
infrastructure technology guidance.
- Collaborate cross-functionally with Network Security, Branch
and Core Routing teams.
- Represent infrastructure changes accurately within the MetLife
Change Management process
- Deliver thoroughly planned and executed changes within the
environment without application impact.
- Continuously identify, review, and recommend potential
opportunities for enterprise cost-savings, service quality
improvement, and operational efficiency. Essential Business
Experience and Technical Skills:
- Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information
Systems or related discipline
- 10+ years working with Data Center technologies
- 5+ years-- experience with at least 2 of the following
Converged technology areas:
- Virtualization, Network Security, Load Balancing, Cloud,
Automation, x86 Compute
- Thorough understanding of TCP/IP
- Excellent analytical, problem-solving and written/oral
communication skills Preferred:
- Experience using Python as a programming language
- Product experience with Cisco Nexus 9k, 7k, 5k, 2k and Catalyst
- One or more Industry Certifications: VCP, CCIE/CCNP, CISSP,
PCNSE, etc. Business Category
Number of Openings
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
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 #46 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
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.
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
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.
Requisition #: 119737
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