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Date Posted: Sep 21, 2022

Location(s): Cary, NC, US, 27513 Greenville, SC, US, 29607

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

We are seeking a Software Development Engineer to join our Dental Application Development team. Key activities include hands-on code development, code reviews, setting standards for and applying best practices, and value-add activities.


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Perform development activities for applications under Group Dental
  • Contribute to the creation of User Stories, Tasks, and various documentation as appropriate
  • Participate in the successful completion of all technical deliverables including software development, unit tests, and peer reviews
  • Work in a Scrum team environment utilizing the Agile Delivery Model


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or other related field
  • 1-2+ years of software engineering experience
  • 1-2+ Years of software development experience in an IBM Mainframe Environment including some of the following: Cobol, JCL, CICS, VSAM, DB2
  • 1-2+ years of distributed systems development with some of the following: AngularJS, Angular, XML, web services, IBM MQ
  • Experience with unit testing tools like JUnit or Mockito
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with focused attention to detail, as well as, demonstrated professionalism and time/task management skills; ability to establish strong relationships



  • Experience working in Waterfall and Agile/DevOps environment
  • Experience with test automation tools and procedures
  • Design experience utilizing Use Cases, Features, and User Stories
  • Experience with Agile management tool such as Azure, Jira
  • Experience with Java/J2EE and Hibernate for Web Application Development - a plus
  • Experience in container and orchestration technologies like Docker Swarm, Kubernetes
  • Experience with CI/CD tools on any leading cloud platform
  • Experience working in an Agile Delivery Model
  • Knowledge of SAFe framework
  • Experience in Design Patterns and Restful services
  • Must be a passionate, driven individual, capable of interacting with the business and managing development execution while contributing hands-on coding and debugging





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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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