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Senior Administrator - Application Deployment

Date Posted: Jun 7, 2021

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

This person will support day to day application deployment(s) of basic to complex levels of complexity, troubleshoot deployment issues, fulfill requests as it pertains to the Urban Code Deploy (UCD) or Azure DevOps software deployment scripts. They will also have extensive knowledge in Continuous Deployment (CD) tools, processes, and best practices.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide solutions for complex application deployments, provide directions/resolution for complex problems and work on projects
  • Performs application deployments via UCD and Azure DevOps (AzDO)
  • Troubleshoots PROD/DR deployment failures during Change window
  • Ensure all Change Management processes are adhered for deployments
  • Responsible for maintaining positive audit posture for all deployments
  • Resolves deployment requests and problems
  • Creates basic and complex customer deployment scripts
  • Coordinates with application owner 1st time application setup
  • Assist in CD Pipeline setup for new applications in AzDO
  • Provide rotational “on-call” support


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 5+ years of Continuous Deployment using UCD, Jenkins, Docker or similar tools
  • Deep knowledge of CD best practices, solutioning complex applications for deployment and scripting best practices
  • 5+ years of following Change Management processes and using Change Management tools like Service Now, Remedy or similar tools
  • 5+ years of experience with some of the following products .NET, IBM WebSphere, IBM WebSphere Portal, JAVA, Tomcat, Docker, WMB/IIB
  • 5+ years of IT experience working in an enterprise infrastructure
  • Ability to establish priorities and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong analytical skills


  • Experience in application related technologies including related software engineering experience and coupled with strong SDLC concepts
  • Ability to script in Python, Java, JavaScript, C or similar languages
  • Knowledge of some of the following Continuous Integration tools TFS, Azure DevOPs, Bamboo, BitBucket, Maven, Gradle, MSBuild
  • Knowledge of Windows Server, Linux or AIX OS
  • BA/BS in related field and/or relevant certifications


Business Category

Global Technology Infrastructure Operations – Service Operations


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, 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.  Visit us at to learn more about our brand, history, and values. 


We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to or call our Employee Relations Department at 1-877-843-3711.


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.


Requisition #: 117912


Nearest Major Market: Raleigh