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Senior Cloud Security Engineer

Date Posted: Aug 24, 2021

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition

MetLife is searching for an enthusiastic, passionate, and driven individual to help make an impactful difference in an industry leading Fortune 40 company. You’ll play a role in our cloud security function to ensure customer data is secure and private, that MetLife systems are protected in the cloud. The Senior Cloud Security Engineer is essential to ensuring technology initiatives are implemented within the framework to make our cloud environments more secure. This position requires strong collaboration skills to work with cross functional teams to engineer and support data technology solutions that comply with MetLife’s information security policies and regulatory obligations. The candidate will have the ability to identify, document, support, and implement cloud security safeguards and configurations in a complex environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be part of a team to develop, implement, and support cloud security solutions across multiple cloud environments
  • Assist senior security personnel in setting and implementing security guidelines and best practices 
  • Leverage cloud native and 3rd Party tools to provide insight into current cloud security posture
  • Detect, review, and make recommendations regarding cloud security threats and vulnerabilities
  • Develop documentation for cloud security best practices

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills


  • 3+ years Cloud engineering focus with combination of IaaS/SaaS/PaaS in Azure
  • 1+ year focus on Cloud security: Azure, AWS, and/or GCP
  • Understanding of Cloud security best practices and fundamentals
  • Familiarity with Azure Security Center and Azure security concepts
  • Technical writing experience: ability to write straight-forward high-level technical documents


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, information Systems or related field
  • Exposure to Azure API Management security concepts
  • Working knowledge of Palo Alto Prisma Cloud
  • Experience in Azure Kubernetes Service and container image security principles
  • Experience in securing DevOps processes
  • Familiarity with AWS Security Hub and GCP Security Command Center
  • Knowledge of modern enterprise and security architectures, their challenges, common approaches to overcome their challenges, and their inherent security strengths and weaknesses.
  • Azure, AWS, GCP, and other cloud related security certifications. Additional certifications also welcome
  • Skills with scripting languages such as PowerShell, Python, JavaScript, and Bash.


Business Category

Global Security Technology


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.a


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 #: 118980


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