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Lead Software Development Engineer

Date Posted: Jun 12, 2021

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Position: Lead Software Develop Engineer


Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary


Duties: Collect, store, process and analyze large datasets to build and implement extract, transfer, load (ETL) processes. Transform data using big data tools and ETL tools, including Informatica and Alteryx, for analytics and business intelligence needs. Define data retention policies, choose optimal solutions and maintain, implement and monitor them. Select big data tools and frameworks to provide requested capabilities and integrate with the architecture used across the company. Monitor performance and provide advice regarding necessary infrastructure changes. Work with IT and business customers to develop and design requirements to formulate technical design.


Requirements: Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer applications or information technology (willing to accept foreign education equivalent) plus six (6) years of experience performing big data analytics solutions development. Specific skills/other requirements (quantitative experience requirement not applicable to this section) -- must possess the following: designing and developing POCs on Real Time Big Data framework solutions using Azure Cloud, HDFS, Hive, Spark, Scala, Python, Databricks/DataLake, ADLS, Flume, and Kafka; performance tuning to test software applications and products; analyzing, validating and designing multi-tenant, containerized Hadoop architecture for memory/CPU management using Java, Python, Scala, and SQL; troubleshooting, debugging and optimizing MapReduce to build stream-processing systems, using Storm or Spark-Streaming; and performing Hive database management for data anomaly detection and data quality assurance using partitioning and bucketing technologies. Eligible for employee referral program.


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Business Category:

Advanced Analytics & Data Science 33110


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Contact Information:

Submit resume to Nicole Kirsch,



“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 $659.6 billion of total assets under management as of December 31, 2020. We are ranked #48 on the Fortune 500 list for 2020. 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.   


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.  Visit us at to learn more about our brand, history, and values. 


We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to or call our Employee Relations Department at 1-877-843-3711.


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 #: 117227


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