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Senior Azure Cloud Engineer

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Date Posted: Nov 16, 2022

Location(s): Cary, North Carolina, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary  

Alternate Job Location: Not Applicable : Not Applicable 

Work Arrangement: Virtual 


Role Value Proposition: 

We’re looking for unique talent with fresh perspectives that can propel innovation in MetLife’s Global Technology Organization (GTO). In GTO, we are transforming how technology is used and deployed at MetLife. We set the global standard for usage patterns and adoption. We are laser focused on the most modern delivery paradigms. This role for a Senior Azure Cloud Engineer will influence our broader Engineering and Application Development groups in adopting Cloud technologies and processes to meet MetLife’s digital strategy.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Own the Azure cloud technology services product catalog lifecycle.
  • Own and maintain the expanding Azure cloud services infrastructure as code (IaC) terraform registry.
  • Collaborate with other technical teams and enable stakeholders to speed up their adoption of cloud with self-service automation.
  • Collaborate with Cloud Center of Excellence partners to design, develop and automate the delivery of Azure cloud workload/application solution architectures.
  • Partners with application development, operations, and customers to identify needs, opportunities, and solutions
  • Produce high quality and easy to understand technical documentation
  • Establish and update local standards and best practice within own technical area
  • Own the technical relationship with key stakeholders and partnering teams
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology
  • Participate in special projects as required


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills: ­­ 



  • Experience building and architecting solutions to enable efficient and automated operations of Cloud Services.
  • Experience working with non-technical business partners to deliver global solutions.
  • Experience working with stakeholders and facilitating small groups
  • Excellent analytical skills as well as communication skills both verbal and written
  • 5+ years of IT and or cloud Infrastructure engineering work experience.
  • 3+ years of Azure Cloud services working knowledge
  • 2+ years of experience in a role utilizing Terraform infrastructure as code (IaC) to deploy and manage infrastructure lifecycle in the cloud


  • Certifications in these areas: Azure, Agile/Scrum certified (SAFe), Terraform, CI/CD related
  • 2+ years of experience with software development lifecycle, CI/CD, and source control to deliver automation and configuration management
  • 2+ years of experience with:
    •    Cloud based NW – Express route, VNet, MS peering, UDR, NSG, Azure GW 
    •    Cloud based storage – Azure Blob storage, File storage 
    •    Cloud based container – Azure Kubernetes, Azure Apps 
    •    Cloud based Directory service – Azure AD 
    •    Cloud based Key vault – Azure Key vault  
    •    Cloud based CI/CD Tools – Azure DevOps and Terraform Cloud

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.


The wage range for applicants for this position who live in CO, CT, or RI is $100,000-$129,000. For any applicants in WA, NY, or NJ the wage range is $120,000-$148,000 . This role is also eligible for annual short-term incentive compensation. MetLife offers a comprehensive benefits program, including healthcare benefits, life insurance, retirement benefits, parental leave, legal plan services and paid time off. All incentives and benefits are subject to the applicable plan terms.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Raleigh