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Senior Cloud Engineer

Date Posted: Sep 3, 2021

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

The Senior Cloud Engineer plans the deployment of applications, associated tools and best practices with an initial focus on Azure Kubernetes Service, Containers and Bamboo of CI/CD. Provides technical expertise with design, development, implementation and consulting to the organization to improve end-to-end delivery speed. Responsible to document and integrate complex tool software and features strategies and solutions with related technical groups. Conducts complex problem prevention, resolution and integration planning.


Key Responsibilities:

  • For straightforward problems, designs cloud solutions including security, availability and performance
  • Provides technical expertise and design, automation, validation, development, implementation and consulting of cloud services delivery
  • Troubleshoots issues after escalation on within technical area of responsibilities
  • Handles moderately complex communication with technical and business partners outside engineering group
  • Function tests new solutions and tool releases and fixes, including compatibility testing and documentation of steps and issues.
  • Performs advanced tests and documents best practices
  • Partners with application development, operations and customers to identify needs, opportunities and solutions, for example using advanced features
  • Acts as a point of contact for global teams to ensure local and global best practice align
  • Establishes and updates local standards and best practice within own technical area
  • Partners with application development and security teams to modernize policies, rules and processes
  • Expected to train, mentor, and provide technical guidance to less experienced associates on cloud and CICD topics.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Bachelor’s degree required, major in Computer Science or related discipline strongly preferred
  • 5+ or more years work experience in IT
  • Hands on experience with designing, building, configuring, integrating and managing key components of fully automated tool stack – Version Control (BitBucket) – Repositories (Artifactory) – CI/CD (Bamboo) – Testing (JUnit) – Scripting (BASH, CRON, etc.)
  • Experience with networking to include firewalls, load balancing
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to effectively convey concepts to business and technology peers as well as senior management
  • Highly motivated to learn new technologies and evaluate its application in MetLife
  • Well organized and able to work independently with minimal direction


  • Certifications in any of these areas: Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS), network certifications (Palo Alto PCNSA, PCNSE, Citrix Certified, CCNA/CCNP, etc.), Agile/Scrum certified (CSM, CSPO SAFe), RedHat, MCSA, MongoDB, Postgres, API management, messaging & integration
  • Experience in cloud enablement, ARM automation, terra, devops tooling
  • Knowledge or experience designing, building, configuring and managing Apache and other opensource based middleware: Apache HTTP Server, Tomcat, Apache, NGINX, Redis, Node.JS, Spring Cloud, etc.
  • Knowledge or experience with CA SSO/ Siteminder integration
  • Experience within content management as a developer, administrator, engineer, consultant or a middleware technologist


Business Category

Global Infrastructure Technology Operations – Engineering


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 #: 118548


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