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Network Engineer

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Date Posted: Jan 14, 2023

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

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

The Network Engineer will provide Tier 2 global support for the MetLife enterprise network infrastructure. This includes our data centers, e-Commerce environment, and remote access segments. This also includes supporting our public cloud infrastructure. The candidate should have broad knowledge of enterprise class technologies including but not limited to DNS, Load Balancing, Cryptography, Routing, Switching, and troubleshooting application performance issues as it relates to the network.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Support our global load balancing infrastructure
  • Support and lead various DDI (DNS-DHCP-IPAM) projects that include but are not limited to systems consolidation, process improvement, data integration, and security and vulnerability management
  • Support the data center network technologies including the Cisco Nexus and ACI platform
  • Troubleshoot application issues as they may relate to the network
  • Work with various teams to resolve highly complex issues
  • Take part in a variety of projects and improvements as it relates to the core network


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 3+ year of experience with supporting routers and switches (Cisco preferred)
  • IPAM/DNS/DHCP fundamentals
  • Experience with load balancing technologies such as NetScaler, F5, A10, etc.
  • Packet analysis using tools such as Wireshark
  • Knowledge of relevant technology and related protocols and issues/trends
  • Advanced analytical and documentation skills
  • Advanced teamwork and written/verbal communication skills
  • Customer service focus and strong problem solving


  • Programming/scripting experience (Python preferred), interfacing with API’s a plus
  • Public cloud technology (Microsoft Azure preferred)
  • Industry recognized certifications such as CCNA/CCNP and/or BA/BS degree


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.


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