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Senior DevOps Engineer

Date Posted: Oct 16, 2021

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

Our team’s primary objective is to enhance and maintain our Software Technology Stack that enables DevOps throughout MetLife.  We are seeking a Senior-level software development engineer to join our growing team.  In this position you will have the opportunity to put your experience and education to work in an energetic and highly collaborative environment where diverse thought and experiences are valued.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Architect and implement end-to-end solutions to support our internal customers


  • Gather feedback from end-users to understand and develop solutions to enhance the experience of our systems


  • Keeping up to date with shifts in technology, tools, practices, and patterns as it related to DevOps


  • Attend and participate in agile ceremonies


  • Support existing applications


  • End-user support


  • Actively participate in production deployments to validate changes


  • Prepare documentation and participate in knowledge transfers


  • Coaching and mentoring other team members to deliver on the architectural vision


Required experience / skills:

  • 10+ years of demonstrable software engineering and DevOps experience
  • 5+ years of database development
  • 5+ years of demonstrable software engineering and DevOps experience
  • Experience building applications using popular programming languages (.NET, .NET Core, Java) following industry best practices and patterns
  • Proficiency interacting with API and web services
  • Experience with DevOps processes and key components
  • Experience working in Agile environment
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required. Computer Science, Information Technology or related field preferred
  • Demonstrated growth mindset, enthusiastic about learning new technologies quickly and applying the gained knowledge to address business problems


Preferred skills:

  • Experience with modern infrastructure patterns (Cloud/Azure, containers/Docker, etc…)
  • Desire to communicate with or address technical audiences of varying sizes
  • Hands-on experience designing, configuring, and implementing end-to-end CI/CD pipelines (Azure DevOps)
  • Experience with other DevOps tools: Artifactory, Urban Code Deploy (UCD), Atlassian (BitBucket, Bamboo, JIRA)
  • Experience with PowerShell and/or Python
  • Certification on Azure and Azure DevOps platforms preferred
  • Perform data analysis to expose anomalies and discrepancies
  • Experience using SAFe Agile Methodologies


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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.



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.



Requisition #: 120111


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