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Lead Software Development Engineer

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Date Posted: Jun 24, 2022

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

Company: MetLife

Location: Cary, NC


Role Value Proposition: 

MetLife’s customers and their employees have increasing expectations of, and desires for, their employer to support their lives holistically, which includes families and pets. Launching Pet Insurance in the Group channel and quickly growing the business positions MetLife to address this rapidly increasing need. Driven by passion and purpose, we are looking for you to work on the Pet Insurance product team as a Lead Software Development Engineer, to help deliver that vision.


As a Lead Software Development Engineer, you will be a mobile app 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 partners
  • Working with cross-functional teams for delivery


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Five plus years in mobile app development
  • 1+ years of Xamarin development experience
  • Proficiency with Xamarin Forms and Xamarin Native development (Xamarin iOS/Xamarin Droid)
  • Experience with creating and managing unit test cases for Xamarin



Top candidates would also have experience in some of the following areas:

  • .NET custom development using C# and ASP.NET MVC
  • DevOps practices for CI/CD, release management, and automation using Azure DevOps
  • Git-based repositories such as GitHub, Bitbucket or Azure Repos
  • Container-based development leveraging Docker and/or Kubernetes
  • Microsoft Azure Services: Functions, Kubernetes, CosmosDB,Storage, App Service
  • Modern Identity and Access Management and general AppSec practices


Business Category

Global Tech


Number of Openings



At MetLife, we’re leading global transformation in 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.

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh