Lead Full Stack Software Engineer (.NET)

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Date Posted: Sep 19, 2023

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

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary 

Work Arrangement: Hybrid


Role Value Proposition:

MetLife’s Illustrations team provides key document access and tools to our MetLife customer service representatives that service both our MetLife customers and Brighthouse Financial customers.  The Illustrations team is an organization with a combined onsite and offshore diverse team of technologists, working towards the common goal of ensuring the customer is at the center of everything we do.  As a software engineer in the Illustrations team, you will be responsible for development of solutions and the technical design of a suite of applications that provide Illustrations. In this role, the candidate will be responsible for driving technical decisions, best practices, and development of systems. The solutions currently leverage .net architecture, WPF and REST API. The technical environment is also being modernized as we work with systems of record in Azure.


 Key Responsibilities:

  • Key member of agile team performing design, development and maintenance of scalable and efficient data pipelines to process data using .net, WPF, REST API.
  • 5-7 years of hands on development with .Net Core 6.0 MVC or higher and SQL 2019 or higher.
  • Participate in Epic, Feature and Story definitions with Product Owners and Agile team to understand business needs, gather requirements, assist in user story breakdown, definition and estimation. 
  • Mentor and lead team in adopting best practices in documentation, development, and deployment.
  • Improve/ re-engineer/ debug existing solutions.
  • Serve as an escalation point for deployments, and change oversight, enabling highly visible business priorities. 


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:  


  • Advanced knowledge of the principles of computer application including software engineering, system analysis and design, design and analysis of algorithms, digital systems, computer system architecture, data structures, computer networks, database management system, and problem solving and computer programming, among others.
  • 5-7 years of experience in .net development.
  • Knowledge of Azure build and pipeline design.
  • Preferred SAFe experience, good understanding of Agile development and design practices with hands on experience in scrum and agile practices.
  • Working knowledge of CI/CD pipelines
  • Working knowledge of Jira, Azure DevOps or similar
  • Optimize and tune queries to meet performance requirements.
  • Excellent grasp and understanding of use cases for SQL databases.
  • Good understanding of code management, release management and CI/CD
  • Strong communication skills to interact with on/offshore team members, and agile team.


  • Power Apps knowledge
  • Preferred Cloud apps knowledge
  • Background working in Financial services Insurance and/or Banking 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, Engineering or related field 



Full time

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Global Technology & Operations

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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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