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Date Posted: Oct 31, 2022

Location(s): Cary, North Carolina, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Mainframe Administrator


Role Value Proposition: 

As a member of the ID ADMIN team, the mainframe administrator is responsible for support MetLife legacy systems. You will be responsible for provisioning access and managing the mainframe system access and troubleshooting. In this role, you will be working on existing group business applications and provide Audit support.


Key Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoot and support the applications using mainframe-based technologies
  • Partner with application teams and acquire system knowledge to automate the mainframe legacy systems
  • Create, update and maintain procedures, documents and supports Audit findings across the Mainframe systems
  • Good communication skills: Ability to build effective partnership with peer groups, vendor
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and documentation skills


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills



  • 3+ years of hands-on mainframe application development experience working with COBOL, DB2, CICS, JCL, SQL, and VSAM.
  • Strong working knowledge of version and revision control tools like Git, and CHANGEMAN.
  • Experience in developing REST and SOAP APIs using technologies like zOS Connect and IDz.
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot and debug both online and batch using tools like IBM Debugger.
  • Experience with mainframe DevOps, Scrum Framework, and SAFe Agile methodologies.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively and be able to work in an open, collaborative environment to support both individual and team objectives.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.



  • Experience coding and testing in SAS, REXX, and working knowledge of MQs.
  • SAFe Certified.
  • Understanding of IT Security principals
  • Basic Scripting and programming skills a plus.


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