DevOps Engineer

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Date Posted: Nov 5, 2023

Location(s): Capital Federal, AR

Company: MetLife

With more than 150 years in business and presence in more than 40 countries, MetLife is leading the global transformation of the insurance industry. United in purpose and with different perspectives, we are a collaborative community of more than 40.000 collaborators worldwide, committed in building a more confident future for all of our stakeholders — employees, customers, shareholders and the communities we serve.

We are looking for a new Lead DevOps Engineer to join the Data & Analytics Regional team of our Center of Excellence in Buenos Aires.



What you will do in this role…

  • Be part of a diverse team passionate about achieving the best goals
  • Work in an agile environment.
  • Reinvent your career participating in globally projects.
  • Onboard the enterprise applications into Azure DevOps, develop, document, and implement CI/CD strategy using Azure cloud stack.
  • Understand customer requirements and KPIs, functional and non-functional.
  • Lead and implement DevOps enterprise strategy, applying best practices on development, testing, infrastructure and operations through automation tools.
  • Build automated guardrails and ensuring secure, high-quality deliveries across the entire team.
  • Be part of the regional DevOps CoE, mentor local teams, driving culture and capabilities adoption to increase level of maturity across LatAm.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving production management incidents, problems and service requests.
  • Measure effectiveness of process improvement and automation efforts via metrics and KPIs.
  • Identifies trends of new DevOps capabilities to integrate new tools and practices to the organization.



To help you succeed, you need to have…

  • Bachelor’s degree or 4-year college degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related field required.
  • 7+ years of field experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in developing API and scripting using Python, Bash, and/or PowerShell.
  • 3+ years of experience with CI/CD pipeline configuration and support, Azure DevOps, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, and/or Jenkins.
  • 3+ years of experience with containerization, Docker and/or Kubernetes.
  • 3+ years of experience with deployment to Cloud platform (Azure is preferred).
  • 3+ years of experience with Git-based repositories such as Azure Repos or GitHub.
  • Cross functional leadership: organize, motivate, and lead those outside of the team.
  • Experience with various database technologies and solutions, including both SQL (Oracle or MS SQL Server preferred) and NoSQL (MongoDB or others).
  • Experience with packaging/deployment of Java applications.
  • Strong remote collaboration, leadership and communication skills.
  • English & Spanish language proficiency.
  • Deep knowledge of agile methodologies (SAFe is preferred).


And it will be a plus if you…

  • Experience configuring tools for testing (Azure Test Plans), code quality, security CI/CD gating, Junit/TestNG tasks and Atlassian stack.
  • Extensive experience with continuous monitoring tools, such as AppDynamics, Splunk, Dynatrace and Nagios.
  • Container-based development leveraging Docker and/or Kubernetes.
  • Strong knowledge of development languages: Java, .NET, REST APIs, JSON, HTML/CSS, JavaScript and XML.
  • Knowledge in AWS or Google Cloud would be good too modern Identity and Access Management and general AppSec practices.

The benefits we offer…

  • Hybrid work mode
  • Learning and development programs
  • Discounts at universities
  • Health insurance for the family group
  • In-company gym
  • Child Care Reimbursement
  • Connectivity Reimbursement
  • Day off for birthdays
  • Cultural Heritage Day off
  • Flex Fridays
  • Healthy breakfast with seasonal fruits
  • Garage
  • Agreement with SportClub for the employee and direct relatives.
  • Agreement with "Club de Beneficios" purchases of warehouse products.



Are you passionate about bringing your unique background and skills in implementing DevOps strategy applying the best practices to a team of talented, diverse people? If you are looking for personal growth and a chance to make an impact, we invite you to apply to the Lead DevOps Engineer role.


Join MetLife and let’s find out what we can build together!

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