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Shared Application Platform Engineer

Date Posted: Nov 30, 2017

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary  


Role Value Proposition: 

The role of the Shared Application Platform Engineer is to provide support to the current middleware technologies portfolio, ensure stability of the shared application platform infrastructure and provide continuous process improvement.


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Assists with overall support of technical architecture
  • Capacity reviews of current infrastructure
  • Timely investigation and evaluation of software fix packs, release automation and documentation, transition to operations
  • Create documentation related to fix packs or new technologies to share internally with other engineers, operations teams and Application Development groups.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Knowledge of multiple operating systems (Linux, Windows, AIX, iSeries)
  • Experience developing scripts for automation (shell, Perl, PowerShell, Python, Java…)
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and teamwork skills
  • Eager to learn new technologies, able to work independently
  • Highly motivated to investigate new technologies



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline strongly preferred
  • 2-3 years experience and/or exposure to multiple middleware technologies, including but not limited to
    • WebSphere
    • Liberty
    • Open source technologies (for example tomcat, jboss)
    • MQ
    • IIB
    • eXtreme Scale
    • API Connect
  • Proficiency with automation methodologies such as scripting, and exposure to automation tools.  Experience using BMC Middleware Automation tool, as well as BladeLogic, is preferred
  • Exposure and/or experience with container strategies is desired, Docker experience is a plus
  • Candidate should be a forward looking, innovative thinker, who keeps up with advances in technology and is eager to learn.  Should be enthusiastic, and ready to work in a collaborative team environment.  Willing to flex, and take on work that may be outside of the box.




Business Category

Global Technology & Operations


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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