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Junior Cloud DevOps Engineer

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Date Posted: Jul 21, 2022

Location(s): Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: Cary, NC  


Role Value Proposition: 

We are looking for talented Cloud DevOps Engineer to join our team in MetLife Global Technology Organization (GTO) . In GTO, our team designs, engineers and supports infrastructure solutions using Cloud technologies for MetLife business in over 40+ countries. This role will help build and transform cloud infrastructure solutions to enable MetLife’s digital transformation strategy.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assistant in test cases development for new technologies and products Proof of Concept (POC)
  • Collaborate with other DevOps engineers using SAFe agile practice to deliver incremental improvement in the cloud infrastructure
  • Use Azure DevOps pipeline to automate our Cloud Infrastructure Delivery and Consumption
  • Assist senior staff with the design and the implementation for secured cloud infrastructure solutions
  • Ability to manage the change activities and communicate any technical impact to change management with minimal guidance
  • Identify gaps and areas of improvement using operational metrics
  • Work independently with limited guidance from senior team members on specific features of the cloud solutions

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, information Systems or related field preferred, or 1+ years equivalent work experience      
  • Use a programming language, preferably Python to write a small script or program using vendor APIs to automate certain infrastructure activities
  • Some knowledge in Core Azure Technologies such as Azure Networking, Azure Compute, Azure Storage, Azure monitor or equivalent with other Cloud Providers
  • High level understanding of how applications communicate over the network and the ability to use protocol level analysis tool such as Wireshark to troubleshoot problems
  • Must have strong analytical skills, good understanding of application and network architecture, and ability to assess security designs with some support from senior staff
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Basic knowledge of OSI layers
  • Can navigate Cisco IOS CLI, Palo Alto Firewall GUI, Citrix Netscaler GUI and VSphere GUI.


  • Cloud related certification and experience
  • Some experience with programming to automate infrastructure management


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.


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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.



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