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Senior Database Engineer- Automation

Date Posted: Jul 25, 2018

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary  


Role Value Proposition: 

The Senior Database Engineer- Automation role requires the ability to apply practical experience and learned technical skills to assist in the automation of database administration workloads; including but not limited to patching, provisioning and database virtualization. Individual should be able to assist with integrating complex database strategies and solutions with various infrastructure solutions. 


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Leads database automation efforts across multiple DBMS platforms to ensure consistent and repeatable processes
  • Must be able to work in a matrix environment including application engineering, operations, and other internal teams
  • Apply modern DevOps principals in all aspects of design of code and infrastructure solutions


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:



  • Expertise in IT systems environments—operating systems, networking, applications, platforms, and databases including experience with test-driven development, release management and Dev/Ops methodologies;
    • Windows, Linux, AIX, 
    • Java, Python, Ruby, Perl, PowerShell, and other scripting languages
    • Familiarity with common database technologies (MSSQL, Oracle, UDB, MongoDB, and other NOSQL platforms)
  • Experience writing modern code frameworks in an enterprise setting in at least 1 high-level language and open source solutions
  • Experience with SDLC including common methodologies - Agile, Waterfall
  • Knowledge of ALM Toolsets (Bitbucket, Bamboo, TFS, BMC Patrol,  Service Now)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field (e.g., Engineering)
  • Must have excellent communication skills both written and verbal



  • 2+ years’ experience with virtualization and containerization (VMWare, Hyper-V, Docker)
  • 2+ years’ experience with configuration management systems (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, uDeploy etc.)
  • 2+ years’ experience with working knowledge of cloud technologies


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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