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Principal Software Engineer

Date Posted: May 29, 2018

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary  

 

Role Value Proposition: 

At Global Sales & Servicing (GSSP) Core Platform, our mission is to build the next generation digital sales and servicing platform for MetLife, and to help deploy it worldwide. We have developed a world-class, cloud-native, multi-tenant platform to enable digital channels such as online, mobile, call center and other emerging channels such as intelligent assistants. The platform leverages cutting-edge, open source and proprietary technologies to create a highly configurable system that can be adapted to individual market needs quickly, and at a low cost. The platform runs in a fully containerized, elastic cloud environment, and is designed to scale to serve millions of users.

 

We are looking for a Principal Software Engineer with a track record of designing and implementing large and complex technology projects at a global scale. The ideal candidate would have a solid foundation in hands-on software development and design, with a focus in user interface technology expertise. To be successful in this role, the candidate would require a balance of product-centric technical expertise and navigating complex deployments with multiple systems and teams. This role requires interaction with technical staff and senior business and IT partners around the world. This role would include engagement with multiple concurrent teams and projects. This role would require oversight and leadership over technical staff.

    

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Research, evaluate, document and maintain standards, best practices, design patterns around usage, testing, security, performance and various other aspects of existing and emerging client and server technologies such as, ReactJS, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, accessibility, mobile, intelligent assistants, NodeJS, Groovy, Java, NoSQL databases, containers, cloud solutions, caching, message queues etc.
  • Create frameworks and developer tools, design training materials, conduct developer training. Evangelize new ideas, standards, best practices and solutions with the developer and tech community.
  • Analyze local business needs, local country IT systems, local market needs including locale, data regulatory needs and present proposals that include high level technical solution, estimate and project plan.
  • Provide technical support to project teams throughout project lifecycle around technology platforms, solution design, security, debugging, profiling, performance tuning etc.
  • Provide governance over project teams to ensure standards and best practices are being followed.

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Required:

  • 10 plus years of web software development experience at web scale
  • 5 plus years of experience designing applications and systems at web scale
  • Demonstrated experience with designing, implementing and deploying scalable and performant web and mobile applications at global scale
  • Demonstrated experience in cutting-end client-side technologies such as ReactJS, Angular, mobile platforms, as well as microservices, container technologies, cloud services such as AWS or Azure and other server technologies such as NodeJS, Sprint Cloud, Netflix OSS
  • Demonstrated experience in configuration management, DevOps automation
  • Excellent communication skills: Demonstrated ability to explain complex technical content to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field

 

Preferred:

  • Experience implementing and deploying applications globally
  • Experience with waterfall and agile development methodologies
  • Experience designing multi-tenant SaaS systems
  • Experience with Docker (or other container technologies), Azure or AWS cloud, Redis, MongoDB, Netflix OSS, RabbitMQ, Spring Cloud
  • Experience in performance testing and tuning

 

 

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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Requisition #: 98024 


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