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Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

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Date Posted: Oct 5, 2022

Location(s): Kuala Lumpur, MY

Company: MetLife


Position: Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer 


Job Location: Kuala Lumpur / Malaysia


Department: Global Technology and Operation, Infrastructure


Key Responsibilities:

  • Own the deployment pipeline for Azure Resources based on approved requests.
  • Work with change management team to create an auditable, monitored, and responsive CI/CD pipeline with gated approval workflow and release tracking to allow for continuous build, test, integration, for deployment resources or customer applications on MetLife cloud platform.
  • Work with Architecture/ Engineering / Business teams and vendors to provide inputs to the planned application architecture from operation perspective prior to deployment.
  • Contribute continuous feedback to MetLife Cloud Platform community for the current scripts/repository usage. Develops additional tools, scripts and frameworks that can drive effectiveness and efficiency in automation, monitoring and management of large-scale cloud environments
  • Work with Security & Governance team to deploy services/resources/workload in compliance with Cloud Security Posture Management. Also work closely with the required regulatory, security and compliance team in identifying and remediating any potential risks and issues. .


Candidate Qualifications:

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Must have familiarity with Cloud technologies, industry standards and best practices on IaaS/PaaS
  • Deep knowledge in AKS, Azure SQL Tuning, Azure Monitor, ASE, Azure Cosmos, Azure DevOps
  • Experience of working in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Must have familiarity in running infra as code. Familiarity with Azure ARM, Cloud scripting including Powershell, Cloud CLI, bash, AWS. CloudFormation or Terraform is added advantage.
  • Familiarity with Application deployment on Containerization Technology
  • Have firm grasp of networking fundamentals such as DNS, HTTP, TCP/IP etc.
  • knowledge in ITIL framework.
  • Able to converse, understand and use English for reading or documenting environments and procedures. Ability to read and understand Architecture artifacts diagramming and documentation will be an added advantage.
  • Experience with one or more customer support, product support, technical support, IT Admin support, Consulting, systems development, product development, network operations, software engineering, or I.T. consulting, customer or technical support or consulting or end-user support
  • Adaptability, flexibility, and the ability to do the right thing under pressure and tight deadlines. Great interpersonal and communication skills-both oral and written-and success in partnering with groups inside and outside of MetLife.
  • Self-motivated and independent thinker that routinely translates circumstances and understanding into actions that move the business forward in a measurable manner
  • Strong practical Linux & Windows-based system administration in Cloud environment.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Microsoft Azure
  • Open Source Ecosystem (Linux, Apache, etc.)
  • Windows Operating system and technologies
  • Git
  • Kubernetes / Docker



MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.


We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine's 2021 list of the "World's Most Admired Companies." 


MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.



We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.



MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to 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.



Requisition #: 126388