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Cloud Security Engineer (Open to Remote)

Date Posted: Oct 13, 2021

Location: Remote, US, 0 Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition

MetLife is searching for an enthusiastic, passionate, and driven individual to help make an impactful difference in an industry leading Fortune 40 company. You’ll play a role in our cloud security function to ensure customer data is secure and private, that MetLife systems are protected in the cloud. You will execute critical cyber security operations activities - incident response, vulnerability management, analysis, threat hunting, event management, and recovery. This hands-on position requires strong collaboration skills to work with cross functional teams to engineer and support data technology solutions that comply with MetLife’s information security policies and regulatory obligations. The candidate will have the ability to identify, document, support, and implement cloud security safeguards and configurations in a complex environment.


Key Responsibilities

  • Be part of a team to develop, implement, and support cloud security solutions across multiple cloud environments
  • Provide hands-on technical expertise to design, engineer, deploy, and deliver secure Cloud services including driving improvements in technical architecture, standards, and processes.
  • Leverage cloud native and 3rd Party tools to provide insight into current cloud security posture
  • Detect, review, and make recommendations regarding cloud security threats and vulnerabilities
  • Develop playbooks and automation for the repeatable deployment of system components, and performing routine management/deployment tasks


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills


  • 2+ years combined IT experience
  • 1+ years of experience with Azure or AWS, security focus preferred
  • Experience with cloud native design and development methodologies\



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, IT Security or 3+ additional years of related equivalent work experience in lieu of degree is acceptable.
  • Familiarity with Azure Security Center, AWS Security Hub and GCP Security Command Center
  • Knowledge of modern enterprise and security architectures, their challenges, common approaches to overcome their challenges, and their inherent security strengths and weaknesses.
  • Azure, AWS, GCP, and other cloud related security certifications. Additional certifications also welcome
  • Knowledge of network and web related protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, TLS, routing protocols)
  • Skills with scripting languages such as PowerShell, Python, Javascript, and Bash.


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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, 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 #: 120869