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Lead Full Stack Software Engineer

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Date Posted: Aug 2, 2022

Location(s): Cary, NC, US, 27513 Bridgewater, NJ, US, 8807 New York, NY, US, 10166 Greenville, SC, US, 29607 Tampa, FL, US, 33647

Company: MetLife

Locations:   Cary, NC. - Bridgewater, NJ. - New York, NY. - Greenville, SC. 


Role Value Proposition: 

MetLife is the leading provider of Group Benefits offering.  The Group Benefits Solutions Delivery organization is a diverse team of technologist and business experts, all working towards the common goal of ensuring the customer is at the center of everything we do.  As a Lead Software Engineer, you will be a full-stack developer on a fast-paced, Product-focused team building and deploying systems that are customer-first, leveraging modern, cloud technologies, cutting edge design and integrations across the entire software stack. You will have an opportunity to impact every part of the system, foster and cultivate your curiosity and iterate over solutions to be the very best you can be to deliver for our customers.


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Analyzing, designing and driving solutions for major components and features
  • Implementing enterprise caliber web, mobile and backend solutions
  • Ensuring secure, high code quality across the entire team
  • Interfacing with key stakeholders and business leaders
  • Working with cross-functional teams for delivery
  • Mentoring Mid/Junior Software Engineers


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Strong hands-on experience with web technologies like NodeJS, Groovy, Java/Jscript, ReactJS, Remix, Angular, Microservices
  • Ability to build, deliver and operate complex, cloud-based systems
  • Proficiency with various database technologies and solutions, including both SQL and NoSQL (MongoDB preferred))
  • 5+ years’ experience in Software Development and strong technical experience with building enterprise scale distributed web and mobile applications.
  • Proven CI/CD Agile, DevOps/Lean experience to ensure that solution adapts to digital platform ecosystem
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with focused attention to details, as well as, demonstrated professionalism and time/task management skills; ability to establish strong relationships.
  • Strong Software Development Life Cycle knowledge and experience, or comparable methodologies
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or related field



  • Skills using application logging and monitoring tools like AppD/Splunk
  • Master's degree
  • Experience with Adobe analytics and content management and/or omni-channel technologies
  • Background working in Financial Services, Insurance and/or Banking
  • Systems analyst skills and technical background to support review of technical proposals for IT projects and systems





Business Category

Group Benefits - Digital Servicing


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.


Nearest Major Market: Raleigh