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Senior Software Development Engineer

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Date Posted: Sep 21, 2022

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

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

MetLife's Digital Automation (DA) team within Global Enterprise Platforms organization is focused on enabling digital transformation to achieve best-in-class customer experience. In DA, we utilize a wide array of leading digital automation platforms to build and deploy impactful automation solutions globally.   Digital Automation team is responsible for exploration, evaluation, onboarding, implementation, governance, platform management, and support of various digital automation technologies including robotics process automation, business process management, intelligent and cognitive automation, conversational AI, electronic signature etc., in support of all lines of business across 40+ markets around the world. Our engineers and experts implement innovative solutions to digitize and streamline business processes to increase business value and optimize customer experiences.


The Role:

We are seeking a Senior Software Development Engineer to join our team with hands on coding duties as well as leading end-to-end delivery of BPM projects.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform requirements analysis, design, and implement solutions using web technologies (e.g., Java EE) and our Business Process Management (BPM) platforms
  • Lead projects as a technical lead to collaborate with business, regional ITs, and other teams to ensure the projects to be delivered on time
  • Provide level 3 support if needed
  • Provide updates to stakeholders and management
  • Create necessary documentation (e.g., technical design document)


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 6+ years of hands-on application/API (restful webservices, SOAP based webservices), development experience using Java EE, HTML, JavaScript, SQL, AngularJS, JSON
  • Agile Methodology - Proven experience as a lead developer skilled in software development life cycle using agile methodologies.
  • BPM Skills – Design and develop optimized workflow process using K2 or any other BPM platform.
  • SQL Skills - Database data model design, creation of tables, views, stored procedures and writing complex optimized queries.
  • Ability to communicate with business stakeholders to understand requirements, translate those into technical specifications and design, and ultimately implement the solution
  • Demonstrated Expertise in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) according to agile methodologies.



  • Familiarity with Azure DevOps – Prior implementation experience of setting up repos and building pipelines to achieve CI/CD objectives.
  • Architecture – Architecting and developing robust and maintainable BPM implementations.
  • Knowledge or experience in application architecture
  • Training and mentoring the team


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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.


The wage range for applicants for this position is [the more specific figure (for example (only): $80,000) or range within which the hiring manager reasonably expects to hire (for example (only): $70,000 - $85,000)]. The role is eligible for incentive compensation under the sales incentive plan for your position. MetLife offers a comprehensive benefits program, including healthcare benefits, life insurance, retirement benefits, parental leave, legal plan services and paid time off. All incentives and benefits are subject to the applicable plan terms.


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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