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Project Lead

Date Posted: Nov 29, 2017

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary  

 

 

Role Value Proposition-

 

This position will be part of a team delivering and supporting IT Tools and IT System Development Platforms.  The primary responsibility is to design, develop and deploy effective and sustainable infrastructure and technology solutions to meet the needs of (internal) IT partners who deliver applications, databases and IT Services for the business. This position will partner with a team of engineers in building and supporting the platforms, the tools and systems that are used by other IT personnel to automate and improve the business of IT.


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Migrate/onboard global applications onto the Cornerstone approved platform
  • Oversee and provide weekly status to the Program Manager
  • Serve as an intake project manager for the Cornerstone program
  • Set appropriate target date and milestones
  • Evaluate multiple supplier offerings/tools and assist in choosing a suite of components that will meet IT business needs in a timely fashion with a focus around software releases.
  • Serve as first point of contact to engage Application Development teams and guide them through the intake process.
  • Collaborate with lead engineers and system architects to govern the standard IT toolsets, used throughout MetLife. Assist in establishing the target state for IT tooling.
  • Evolve current (in use) IT tools and build a roadmap toward the target state.
  • Consult with IT peers on platform standards and governance.
  • Ensure vendor performance and deliverables meet contract specifications

 

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other Information Systems/Technical discipline, with 4-5 years of experience in designing, customizing, and developing IT solutions.
  • 3 years of experience with development, implementation or support of IT Tools (such as: I.T. Service Management, Project Management, Prototyping, Designing, Coding, Testing, SQA/SQM and Prod Monitor/Control).
  • 2 years of experience with software development lifecycle methodologies.  
  • 3 Years of experience with Continuous Deployment/Continuous Delivery Practices.
  • 3 years of experience evaluating and recommending proprietary and third-party vendor solutions with the ability to create and convey cost/benefit analysis

 

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in communicating solutions to clients.
  • Working knowledge of Iterative/Agile methodology
  • Knowledge of Software Delivery IT Tools such as IBM UrbanCode, Team Foundation Server Release Management, Atlassian Bamboo, Release Management, Coded UI Testing, MS SQL SERVER

 

 

 

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 is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on 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.

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Requisition #: 86402 


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