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Lead Cloud Engineer

Date Posted: Oct 16, 2021

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

Lead Cloud Engineer will collaborate and partner with AppDev teams and other engineering teams on Cloud technology standards, best practices, and implementation patterns for bigdata, advanced analytics, data science, AI/ML, and various other cognitive services. Provides technical expertise with design, development, execution, and consulting to the organization to improve end-to-end delivery speed. Responsible to document and integrate complex tool software and features strategies and solutions with related technical groups. Conducts complex problem prevention, resolution, and integration planning.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the infrastructure design and development for enterprise class, large, complex, cross domain technology projects

  • Influence and drive technology selection process across enterprise IT capabilities, including, vendor/solution evaluation, Proof of Concepts, pilots, and support developing of the business cases

  • Create and implement infrastructure designs for complex projects that span multiple infrastructure technologies and work closely with implementation teams, project managers and stakeholders

  • Partner with application development and security teams to modernize policies, standards, and processes

  • Train, mentor, and provide technical guidance to less experienced associates on Cloud and CI/CD topics


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • 7+ years infrastructure engineering across database, bigdata, and public cloud experience

  • 5+ years infrastructure solution design experience especially in large, distributed environments involving n tier architecture infrastructures, ITIL processes, and service delivery

  • Solid experience with IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS constructs across relevant technology domains

  • 3+ years experience with Automation, DevOps, IAC (Terraform, AzDO, ARM, APIM, YAML/JSON/Python)

  • Comprehensive solution design skills across all elements of big data and advanced analytics platforms


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent work experience

  • Certifications in any of these areas: Azure, Big Data, AI/ML


Business Category

Information Technology, Emerging Data Platforms


Number of Openings



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 #: 120110


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