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Lead Full Stack Software Engineer

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Date Posted: Jul 31, 2022

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

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition:

Play a key role in the technical delivery of the organization's Developer Platform team to support a highly configurable system that can be adapted to individual market needs at a low cost. The team is a diverse group of technologists, all working towards the common goal of ensuring the customer is at the center of everything we do.

 

As a Lead Full Stack Engineer on the team in Cary, NC, you will be responsible for leading technical design and development of cross functional, multi-platform application systems to solve complex business problems. The role will be a highly visible hands-on technology driver supporting our platform

product components by creating innovative solutions in support of the unique products being envisioned for the business. You will interact with technical staff, senior business, and IT partners around the world, providing technical support to project teams throughout project lifecycle around

technology platforms, solution design, security, debugging, profiling, and performance tuning. You will engage with multiple concurrent teams and provide governance to ensure that standards and best practices are followed   

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Lead the technical design/development/integration of solutions using existing and emerging technology platforms.

  • Responsible for both front and back-end development within the Developer Platform suite of products which includes web, mobile and other emerging channels.

  • Working in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software.

  • Provide technical and work guidance to a team of SDE’s, Consultants and/or offshore resources.

  • Manage user expectations and requirements scope. Participates in fit/gap analysis of functional requirements.

  • Work closely with project managers, architects, developers, testing team, business users/BAs and applicable outside entities (vendors and others).

  • Lead the collection and documentation of user requirements as well as the development of user stories and estimates into technology solutions in collaboration with stakeholders.

  • Offer technology thought leadership and mentor junior technical staff members.

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Required:

  • 8+ years’ experience in Software Development with strong hands-on experience in performing the following:

    • Build enterprise scale distributed applications with extensive SDLC knowledge and Agile

                        methodologies.

    • Design and create web or mobile applications using a variety of modern programming

          languages (JavaScript/TypeScript) and open-source technologies.

    •  Implement applications using NodeJS, ReactJS and/or other open-source technologies.

    •  Drive best practices and engineering excellence.

    •  Work with various APIs and third-party libraries.

  • Systems analyst skills and technical background to develop technical solutions.

  • Proven Agile, Lean, DevOps knowledge and experience.

  • Strong Project Management and Software Development Lifecycle knowledge and experience.

  • Accomplished change management leader, able to operate effectively in a fast paced, ever[1]changing environment.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with focused attention to details.Combined 5 years of experience in risk management auditing and/or risk management (e.g., credit, market, product and insurance, stress testing, model risk, risk monitoring and reporting).

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or related field

  • Experience of working with configuration-based applications and/or metadata driven frameworks is a plus.

  • Have experience with at least one other programming language like Swift, .NET or Java.

  • Have knowledge of good UX design principles and patterns.

  • Have knowledge of HTML5, CSS/CSS3 and comparable languages.

  • Proficiency in prototyping tools such as Sketch, InVision, etc.

  • Experience in working within Financial Services, Insurance and/or Banking institutions.

 

Business Category

Global Technology_31506

 

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Number of Openings

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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:

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 #: 125094

 


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