Senior Software Development Engineer

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Date Posted: May 9, 2023

Location(s): Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Position: Senior Software Development Engineer


Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary

Work Arrangement: Hybrid 3 days in office/2 days remote.


Role Value Proposition:      

Design and implement scalable financial data solutions deployed on on-prem/cloud platforms. Develop tools for internal and external customers using Web and data frameworks on Microsoft Azure PaaS Architecture. Build and develop prototypes using latest technologies that can be scaled and productionalized. Plan and coordinate migration of major on-premises Hadoop applications to Microsoft Azure cloud platform. Collaborate with architecture and Platform Engineering teams to define technical direction and ensure alignment with enterprise technology strategy. Ensure that engineered solutions address scale, reuse, and high availability requirements by leveraging existing platforms and established best practices. Accelerate and increase efficiency by continuously improving engineering and operations practices. Contribute to external industry trends, advancements, and innovations in technical areas of expertise. Work in an Agile development model to develop and release working software to production on a predefined release schedule. Drive DevOps automation by implementing test driven development, creating continuous integration and deployment pipelines using Azure DevOps framework. Support production applications and processes.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Technology or Management Information Systems (willing to accept foreign education equivalent) plus ten (10) years of experience developing information systems. Specific skills/other requirements (quantitative experience requirement not applicable to this section) -- must possess the following: Migrating existing Hadoop workloads and developing new functions in Azure data frameworks, including Data Factory, Databricks, Data Lake, or Synapse; developing and enhancing Batch services (SSIS), Reports (SSRS) and back-end Microsoft.NET code for user interface applications; reverse engineering Big Data code and rewriting it for installation on Azure Data Lake, Databricks and Synapse using Apache Spark, Hadoop, Scala or Hive; supplying data to upstream/downstream systems using SAOP, REST or XML; and creating database schemas, writing stored procedures and complex SQL queries, and performing data analysis and performance tuning tasks using SQL Server or Oracle.


Assignment Category

Full Time


Requisition #:




Business Category

Global Technology & Operations


Number of Openings



Recruiter Name:

Ashley Lonsinger


Hiring Manager

Ajay Kumar



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.


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