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Director\Project Manager Application Development

Job Title: Director\Project Manager Application Development

Job ID: 74998

Job Location

Tampa, FL

Job Description

Responsible for the design, development and implementation of applications following the full systems development lifecycle (SDLC). 

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Manages planning, organizing and implementing multiple and complex application development projects related to Investment trading and accounting systems. 
  • Develops high-level work plans, schedules, estimates, resource plans and budget. 
  • Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis. 
  • Monitors project results for significant deviations; invokes contingency plans when necessary. 
  • Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables. 
  • Manages client relations to ensure that application delivery expectations are developed, managed, and met. 
  • Partners closely with client to ensure that technology agenda is tied to LOB plans. 
  • Directs, motivates, and develops project staff. Identifies and addresses training and development needs of project managers and project teams. 
  • Develops vendor statements of work, deliverables and Service Level Agreements. 
  • Responsible for monthly financial management  and administrative activities.
  • Performs related duties as assigned or requested.

Supervisory Responsibilities: 

  • Full people management responsibility, including hiring, firing, promotions, performance and compensation management, & training & development. 
  • Ensure vendor performance and deliverables meet contract specifications.


Job Requirements
  • 10 years of experience in Information Technology in Application Development
  • 5 years of demonstrated Project Management skills
  • Five or more years of Financial Services experience
  • Solid experience with Microsoft.Net and C#
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server (at least 5 yrs)
  • Must have experience working with a formal SDLC
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Preferred Experience:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field
  • Experience with Investment Trading/Accounting application (CRTS, BlackRock/Aladdin, CAMRA, PAM)
  • Experience with Object Oriented Analysis and Design
  • XML, ADO.Net and Web Services
  • PMP, ITIL certification desired


  • 5-10%

Business Category

Global Technology & Operations

Job Category
Information Technology

Number of Openings


Equal Employment Opportunity
MetLife is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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Location Information

Tampa, FL