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Software Development Engineer II

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

Job Description:

Role Value Proposition:

MetLife Employer Case Setup area is looking for an Software Development Engineer in a full stack developer capacity. As a 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. A s a full-stack engineer you are responsible for the design, development, implementation and maintenance of solutions, based on a set of standards and processes which establish consistency across the enterprise, data, reduce risk, and promote efficiencies in support of the organization's and the business goals and objectives. You will collaborate closely with the Scrum Lead, Product Owner and ART Leadership . You will have an opportunity to impact every part of the system, foster and cultivate your curiosity and iterate over solutions to be the very best you can be to deliver for our customers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing, designing and driving solutions for major components and features
  • Able to write & document user requirements
  • Responsible for ensuring that quality standards are met by both onshore and offshore teams.
  • Oversees the software development activities on one or more projects.
  • Will manage and oversee the successful completion of technical deliverables including the detailed technical design, software development and unit testing process.
  • Ensuring secure, high code quality across project deliverables.
  • Working with cross-functional teams for delivery
  • Ensuring secure, high code quality across the entire team
  • Interfacing with Lead engineers, key stakeholders and business leaders
  • Partner with senior leads to modernize the technology landscape Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
    • Ability to build, deliver and operate complex applications
    • 3+ years of hands-on mainframe application development experience working with COBOL, DB2, CICS, JCL, SQL, and VSAM.
    • Strong working knowledge of version and revision control tools like Git, CHANGEMAN.
    • Strong ability to troubleshoot and debug both online and batch using tools like IBM Debugger.
    • Experience in developing REST and SOAP APIs using technologies like zOS Connect and IDz.
    • Experience with mainframe DevOps, Scrum Framework, and SAFe Agile methodologies.
    • Ability to multi-task effectively and be able to work in an open, collaborative environment to support both individual and team objectives.
    • Experience working in an onshore-offshore model should be able to mentor, guide, and lead a small offshore team.
    • 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
    • Cross functional working team: organize, motivate and work in dynamic environment
    • Preferred:
      • Must be a passionate, driven individual, capable of interacting with the business and managing development execution while contributing hands-on coding and debugging
      • Design experience utilizing Use Cases, Features, and User Stories
      • Experience working in Agile/DevOps environment
      • Experience working with offshore software development and third party vendors
      • Knowledge of Microsoft Azure tools
      • SAFe Agile certification Assignment Category

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        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.

        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, Durham , Software Development Engineer II, IT / Software / Systems , Carrboro, North Carolina

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