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Senior Engineer - ECM

Date Posted: Jun 4, 2021

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: Cary, NC


Role Value Proposition: 

The Senior Engineer designs and implements application platform solutions, with an initial focus on Enterprise Content Management (ECM) platforms such as enterprise search and document generation/workflow products such as IBM FileNet / BAW, WebSphere Application Server (WAS), and technologies from OpenText.  While gaining and providing expertise on these key business platforms, the Senior Engineer will identify opportunities for automation and cloud-enablement across other technologies within the Platform Engineering portfolio and developing cross-functional expertise.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide design and technical support to application developers and operations support staff when required. This includes promoting use of best practices, ensuring standardization across applications and troubleshooting.
  • Design and implement complex integration solutions through collaboration with engineers and application teams across the global enterprise. 
  • Promote and utilize automation to design and support configuration management, orchestration, and maintenance of the integration platforms using tools such as Blade Logic, Perl, Python, and Unix shell.
  • Collaborate with senior engineers to understand emerging technologies and their effect on unit cost and service delivery as part of the evolution of the integration technology roadmap.
  • Investigate, recommend, implement, and maintain ECM solutions across multiple technologies.
  • Investigation of released fix packs, provide well documented instructions and script automation to operations for implementation in collaboration with Senior Engineers in support of platform currency
  • Capacity reviews of current platform  


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 5+ years of engineering experience in building application infrastructures for J2EE based applications
  • Proficiency in core infrastructure technologies such as Linux, TCP/IP networking, directory services, and security
  • 2-3 years of experience working in an engineering capacity (planning, design, implementation, configuration, upgrades, migrations, integrations, diagnostics, troubleshooting or support) of highly available infrastructures
  • 3+ scripting experience with languages such as Python, Jython, or Ruby
  • 2+ automation and configuration management tool experience utilizing DevOps and Cloud native technologies
  • 2+ end to end experience of building, deploying, and maintaining applications utilizing Apache web server, Application Server and Database servers


  • Bachelor’s degree and/or relevant industry certifications
  • Engineering and/or support experience with one or more of the following:
    • Enterprise Content Management platforms such as IBM FileNet, OpenText ContentServer, Hyland OnBase, etc.
    • Enterprise customer communication management products such as Quadient Inspire
    • Experience with Chef automation
    • Experience with Azure IaaS and PaaS offerings
    • Certifications in AKS, Azure, Docker, or any cloud native technologies
    • Proficient in Django, bootstrap, JQuery, etc


Business Category

Global Infrastructure Technology - 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 $659.6 billion of total assets under management as of December 31, 2020. We are ranked #48 on the Fortune 500 list for 2020. 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.   


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 #: 117720


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