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Production Management Lead

Date Posted: Jul 3, 2019

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location:  Cary, NC  


Role Value Proposition: 

This role requires the candidate to lead diverse teams of IT professionals to plan, direct, and coordinate the maintenance, design, installation, and connectivity of large mission critical infrastructure projects across multiple disciplines to ensure the stable operation of the organization's Global IT application portfolio.


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Function as an Product Owner/Manager for Infrastructure Currency projects by providing expert level vision and leadership.
  • Works closely with key stakeholders throughout the organization by effectively communicating, resolving issues and maintaining relationships.
  • Manage and track global infrastructure projects in Agile or Waterfall methodologies.
  • Establish, track and prioritize project goals for global technical staff.
  • Manages project financials and forecasting.
  • Engage with engineering and project management teams to deliver excellent service to global customers.
  • Leverage extensive technical knowledge within multiple areas (technical, business, applications, etc.) in support of global infrastructure management activities.
  • Contributes to the documentation of internal processes and procedures.


Essential Business Experience and Technology Skills:


  • Bachelor’s Degree required; major in Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or equivalent major strongly preferred
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills; ability to build and maintain strong relationship with stakeholders; strong influencing and negotiation skills; self-motivated
  • 7+ years of working experience
  • 5 years of direct experience identifying and managing infrastructure currency and technical debt IT infrastructure projects
  • Experience working in agile frameworks like Scrum
  • Experience in designing, maintaining and managing global enterprise systems
  • Skills managing multi-tenant environments across a global footprint including replatforming projects
  • Experience working with offshore teams and vendors



  • SAFe® SSM, POPM, SP, PO/PM, RTE Certification(s)
  • PMI PMP® Certification
  • Finance/Insurance industry experience
  • Understanding of DevOps principles
  • Service Now and Jira Experience


Business Category

Application Maintenance and Support – Application Continuity Management


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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Requisition #: 110384 

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