MetLife Employment – Principal Infrastructure Solutions Engineer

Website MetLife

Job Description:

We are searching for a Principal Infrastructure Solutions Engineer that has broad technical knowledge of enterprise class technology covering cybersecurity, networking, web technologies, distributed computing (Mid-range, x86 and cloud), SAN technologies, database and middleware technologies. This candidate should have experience designing, planning for and deploying application hosting and core data center infrastructure in support of large scale, custom developed applications. Successful candidates will create logical infrastructure designs for complex projects that span the multiple infrastructure technologies and will work closely with implementation teams, project managers and stakeholders on a global basis.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the infrastructure design and planning for enterprise class, large, complex, cross domain technology projects globally.
  • Create or tailor infrastructure reference architectures, design documentation, hardware/software bill of materials (BoMs) and other design or project artifacts.
  • Perform infrastructure estimation and capacity planning to ensure data center shared services are sized correctly.
  • Liaise with other infrastructure engineering implementation and operations teams to ensure design feasibility and supportability.
  • Act in a technical advisory role to ensure that technically optimal decisions are made during project planning and execution.
  • Work with the business and other non-technical resources to provide financial guidance and forecasting based on the available technical requirements.

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent infrastructure architecture and engineering documentation skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent communications skills (oral & written) and ability to coordinate with various teams for request/task completion, facilitation, and analytical skills, inclusive of written, verbal and listening
  • Technical account management or consulting experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Familiarity with Architecture frameworks – TOGAF, Zachman, etc. and/or knowledge of IT security

Qualification & Experience:

  • 7+ years infrastructure solution design experience especially in large distributed environments involving n tier architecture infrastructures, ITIL processes and service delivery.
  • 5+ years of in depth exposure to at least three of the following: Cybersecurity, Converged Infrastructure (Compute/SAN/Network), Cloud Computing (Azure/Google), Web and Middleware Servers, Application Containers (Docker), Container Orchestration, API Management and Security (IBM DataPower and API-Connect, APIM), Single Sign On (Siteminder, Broadcom VIP & Ping Identity), LDAP, Monitoring and Logging (Splunk, ELK, AppDynamics), and ESB technologies (IBM WMB/IIB or WebMethods)
  • 5+ years experience performing capacity planning for physical and virtual application hosting infrastructure
  • 10+ years IT infrastructure management and support experience

Job Details:

Company:  MetLife

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Fayetteville, NC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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