Software Development Engineer II

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Date Posted: Sep 21, 2023

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

Company: MetLife

Full Stack Engineer II

MetLife Internal Title: Software Development Engineer II

Location: Cary, NC 

Hybrid Role: 3 days in office, 2 days work from home


Role Value Proposition: 

The MetLife Employee Experience team is looking for a Software Development Engineer in a full stack developer capacity. You will be a member of an Agile delivery team building and deploying systems, leveraging modern design and integrations across the entire software stack. As a full stack engineer you will be responsible for the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of solutions in support of organizational goals and objectives. You will collaborate closely with the Scrum Lead, Product Owner, and ART LeadershipYou will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of systems and technologies used globally by MetLife associates and lines of business.

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Assists in the creation of architectural specifications, ensuring feasibility, functionality, and integration with existing systems/platforms in a limited capacity
  • Participate in the collection and documentation of user requirements as well as the development of user stories and estimates
  • Participates in technical design, development, implementation, and maintenance of application systems. Responsible for front or backend development, with an understanding of both.
  • Participates in the investigation and resolution of production management incidents, problems, and service requests.
  • Supports production applications/platforms
  • Identifies innovative solutions to technical challenges

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Strong hands-on experience with C#, web development, modern JavaScript frameworks, REST web services
  • Ability to build, deliver and operate complex applications
  • 3+ years’ experience in Software Development
  • Proven CI/CD Agile, DevOps/Lean experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with focused attention to details, as well as, demonstrated professionalism and time/task management skills
  • Strong Software Development Life Cycle knowledge and experience, or comparable methodologies
  • Cross functional working team: organize, motivate, and work in dynamic environment


  • Development languages:
    • TypeScript
    • JavaScript
    • PowerShell
    • Python
    • HTML/CSS
    • C#
  • Data format:
    • JSON
    • YAML
  • Framework:
    • StencilJS (web components)
    • JEST (automated testing)
    • Dexie (browser db)
    • NPM (node web modules)
    • GULP (deployment, build)
    • WebPack (bundler)
  • Experience working with Microsoft Azure or other cloud environments
  • Experience working with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Knowledge of Azure Bot framework, Azure Cognitive Services (LUIS) and QnA Maker
  • Design experience utilizing Use Cases, Features, and User Stories
  • Experience working with offshore software development and third-party vendors
  • Knowledge of SharePoint Online
  • Proficiency with various database technologies and solutions, including SQL
  • SAFe Agile certification





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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