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Manager - Shared Platform Container Engineering

Date Posted: Jul 26, 2019

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: Cary, NC


Role Value Proposition: 

The Shared Container Platform Manager provides strategic direction and leadership in research, evaluation, engineering design and delivery of complex integration solutions across multiple container and web hosting technology platforms. A key to success in this role is building strong partnerships with internal clients, managing their expectations, meeting their needs and monitoring their satisfaction.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Establishes, communicates and drives a global container hosting technology roadmap and capability strategy.
  • Directs the, design, development and implementation of associated technologies and their respective infrastructure platforms.
  • Oversee container product life cycle from vendor management roadmap, change management, documentation, user training, milestone planning, and deployment coordination.
  • Recruits, administers, directs, motivates and develops key staff, maximizing their individual contribution, their professional growth and their ability to function effectively with their colleagues as a team.
  • Leads upgrade strategies ensuring that shared platform is remains current.
  • Identifies opportunities for increased automation for configuration, deployment, and ensuring environment consistency.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 5+ years of related work experience with hosting platforms, open source integration, and container technologies, including Docker, at the enterprise level
  • 3+ years’ experience in managing IT teams in the development, design, and delivery of enterprise solutions
  • Hands-on experience in design and developing Automation/Scripting solutions
  • Experience will application hosting technologies and optimization
  • Strong influencing skills with demonstrated ability to present and communicate concisely and clearly


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related discipline
  • Experience in organizational change management
  • Experience in: Agile, DevOps, Continuous Integration, Containers  
  • Excellent oral and written communication proficiency including presentations to management


Business Category

Platform Engineering


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 is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on 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.

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