MetLife Jobs – Lead Software Development Engineer

Website MetLife

Job Description:

MetLife is the leading provider of Group Benefits.  The Group Benefits Solutions 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 Group Benefits Solutions Delivery organization in Cary NC, you will be responsible for leading technical design and development of cross functional, multiplatform application systems to solve complex business problems. The role will be a highly focused on technology driver supporting the digital platform and enablement by creating innovative solutions in support of the unique products being envisioned for the business. Drive adoption and evangelizing new technology and key process improvements within the technology department.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Enterprise Architecture team to ensure the solution & design are in alignment with MetLife IT roadmap
  • Monitors operating efficiency of existing application systems.
  • Manage the development process and methodology to deliver tech requirements on time and with a high degree of precision and quality.
  • Manage user expectations and requirements scope. Participates in fit/gap analysis of functional requirements
  • Conducts analysis of organizational needs and goals for the development and implementation of application systems.
  • Work closely with Project Manager, architects, developers, Test team, business users/BAs and applicable outside entities (vendors and others)
  • Establishes, communicates and drives a complex set of integrations between MetLife SOR’s and the digital Platform.
  • Monitors operating efficiency of existing application systems.
  • Support the e2e Functional technical team that implements the digital capabilities. Partner with teams to drive and enable MetLife digital transformation and its connected dependencies
  • Provides estimates for work efforts on new projects and for on-going forecasting
  • Administers, directs, motivates and develops key staff, maximizing their individual contribution, their professional growth and their ability to function effectively with their colleagues as a team.

Job Requirements:

  • Microsoft Suite of Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio (or other design tools) along with AGILE management tools (Azure Devops/JIRA)
  • Proven record of success in driving excellent customer experience and Net Promotor Score (NPS) through digital transformation
  • 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.
  • Strong Software Development Life Cycle knowledge and experience, or comparable methodologies
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, Engineering or related field
  • Strong analytical skills with demonstrated ability to apply analysis to actionable insights
  • Strong hands-on experience with technologies like NodeJS, Groovy, Java/Jscript, ReactJS, Remix, Angular, MongoDB and Microservices
  • Provide technical support throughout project lifecycle around technology platforms, solution design, security, debugging, profiling, performance tuning, data modelling, and REST API design
  • 7+ years’ experience in Software Development and strong technical experience with building enterprise scale distributed web and mobile applications.
  • Proven CI/CD (AKS/GitHub/BitBucket/UCD/SonarQube), Agile, DevOps/Lean experience to ensure that project adapts to digital platform ecosystem

Job Details:

Company:  MetLife

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Raleigh, NC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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