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Senior Software Engineer

Company: MetLife
Location: Butner
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Software Engineer

Job Location: United States: North Carolina: Cary (Hybrid)

Role Value Proposition:

MetLife is the leading provider of Group Benefits. The Disability Evolution Delivery organization is a diverse team of technologist, all working towards the common goal of ensuring the customer is at the center of everything we do. As a Lead Software Engineer in the Disability Evolution organization in Cary NC, you will be responsible for leading technical design and development of cross functional, multi-application, hybrid-cloud platform to solve complex business problems for our Group Disability customers and their employees. The role will be a focused on ensuring the rich technical solutions are architected and delivered increasing the maturity of our Group Disability platform. This role will be responsible for driving technical decisions, best practices, and development on a key component of our Catalyst platform - the FINEOS vendor product. In this position you'll be responsible for becoming an expert on the FINEOS product and being a key member of the FINEOS co-development team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Development of complex functionality on the FINEOS platform to customize its behavior and to integrate with other MetLife systems using API's, and data extracts
  • Sprint planning - estimation, user story breakdown, user story review & feedback
  • Creating necessary technical documentation
  • Supporting diagnosis and remediation of production issues (Level 3)
  • Diagnosing and documenting technical debt
  • Working across FIENOS and MetLife development teams to craft appropriate technical solutions
  • Participates in fit/gap analysis of requirements, help manage user expectations and provide options, develop technical designs, conduct peer code reviews, develop code when necessary.
  • Mentor, motivate, drive innovation and develop existing team's technical capabilities.
  • Work closely across multiple roles in a matrixed organization to diagnose issues, deliver solutions and solve problems. Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

    • 7+ years' experience in Software Development and strong technical experience with building enterprise scale distributed and cloud or hybrid-cloud applications.
    • Hands on development experience with JAVA/J2EE, SQL (PL/SQL), Shellscripts and the following frameworks/Technologies: Spring and AWS
    • Experience with integration tools such as MuleSoft, Websphere Message Broker, Informatica, Redis, MQ
    • Experience multi release code management and CI/CD pipeline using tools similar to Subversion, Git, Bamboo, Jenkins, UCD, Nexus, Artifactory, Gradle/Groovy
    • Experience with AZURE PAAS products or AWS services and tools
    • Experience with following or similar databases: Oracle
    • Experience with both waterfall, iterative and agile methodologies and use of tools such as JIRA
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with focused attention to details, as well as, demonstrated professionalism and time/task management skills; ability to establish strong relationships. Preferred:
      • Background working in Insurance and/or Banking
      • Experience with Vendor platform development (ViTech, GuideWire, Duck Creek, FINEOS)
      • Experience with Vendor platform integration (ViTech, GuideWire, Duck Creek, FINEOS)
      • Experience instrumenting and using monitoring tools such as Splunk
      • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, Engineering or related field

        Not Applicable

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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.

        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 , Senior Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Butner, North Carolina

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