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Senior Software Development Engineer - .NET

Date Posted: Jun 6, 2019

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: Cary, NC

Role Value Proposition: 

The Regional Application Development (RAD) group within Global Technology is responsible for developing applications that service the needs of MetLife U.S. business and MetLife customers across the portfolio. The Senior Software Develop Engineer in RAD US will play a supportive part in envisioning, developing, and driving the continuous improvement initiatives that will further advance the Application Development function within the RAD US Organization at MetLife. This role will be anchored in the software development processes, tools, metrics, and skills sets that drive the analysis and design of quality technical solutions to support our continuous improvement initiatives. In addition sets high standards of performance for self and/or others; assumes responsibility for work objectives; initiates, focuses, and monitors the efforts of self and/or others toward the accomplishment goals and proactively takes action and goes beyond what is required. This is a key role in supporting the U.S. Software Development Technology organization and will work in close collaboration with the Director of Software Engineering Operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and implement applications leveraging data assets from internal and external systems and following the full systems development lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Demonstrated ability to operate using Waterfall methodology
  • Analyze, design and code requirements and perform code reviews
  • Interface with system designers to design, code, test and implement application programs
  • Lead and drive application specifications, write technical documentation and unit tests
  • Design and implement applications using CI/CT/CD pipelines and configuration activities
  • Collaborate with internal business partners to gather requirements and prototype, architect, implement/update solutions, build and execute test plans
  • Perform quality reviews and triage and fix operational issues
  • Provides technical and analytical support and guidance to team members.
  • Work with onshore and offshore technical resources as needed.


 Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 6+ years of technical experience developing using the Microsoft Technology stack with a focus on ASP.NET, C#, CSS, Angular, Java Script, TypeScript, HTML and the Entity Framework.
  • Bachelor’s degree required with major in related discipline strongly preferred
  • Practical understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) with demonstrated ability working in Waterfall methodology from ideation to production release.
  • Strong experience with modern web technologies with demonstrated ability building web applications using industry standard design patterns with prior experience leveraging MVC.
  • Strong experience with database technologies with demonstrated ability working with Microsoft SQL Server including writing and debugging stored procedures, views, functions, creating DDL, data transformation and query performance tuning.
  • Strong coding practices such as Object Oriented Programming (OOP), Test Driven Development (TDD), and peer code reviews.
  • Strong discipline, communication & organizational skills and time management.



  • Experience with Business Intelligence tools such as PowerBI
  • Atlassian Tool Stack and Team Foundation Server
  • Experience with SAFe (Scaled Agile)


Business Category

Global Technology – RAD US


 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 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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