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Software Development Engineer II

Date Posted: Jul 7, 2018

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: Cary, NC


Role Value Proposition: 

The Software Development Engineer II participates in software development activities on one or more projects of moderate to high complexity working within our New Business Underwriting / Group Customer Acquisition division. In this role you will be responsible for the successful completion of technical deliverables (including detailed technical design), software development, unit testing process and interacting with On-shore and Off-Shore teams. The Software Development Engineer participates in the technical design, development and implementation of application systems, and may have customer interaction.


Key Responsibilities:

•             Ensure all tasks and milestones associated with technical design, development and unit testing are completed according to project management guidelines

•             Ensure development activities are aligned with scope, schedule, priority and business objectives

•             Review functional specifications, create detailed technical design and technical specifications, and oversee code development and unit and performance testing activities

•             Interface with system designers to design, code, test, and implement application programs

•             Conduct analysis of organizational needs and goals for the development and implementation of application systems

•             Develop code, create test transactions and run tests to find errors and revise programs

•             Perform defect analysis and debugging of computer programs

•             Prepare operating procedures documentation and participate in knowledge transfer to Operations


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


•             Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering or related field

•             5+ years of related work experience in Computer Science, Information Systems or Information Technology from any industry.

•             3+ years of experience with  Java  technologies & Web technologies

•             3+ years of working knowledge with any RDBMS such as Oracle , SQL Server , DB2 , MySQL

•             Core Java, J2EE, Servlets , JSP, Web services, Spring, Web Sphere Classic or Liberty , Spring Frameworks, HTML , AngularJS v1.x, Type Script, JavaScript, IBM DB2, TFS/GIT, JSON


•             Knowledge of  Angular 4+ , Typescript & Automated testing framework.

•             Knowledge of document type database such as MongoDB.

•             Knowledge of CI/CD.

•             Experience with Service Oriented Architecture

•             Have an appetite to learn new technology and to adopt best coding practices in the delivery of software product.


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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Requisition #: 99277 

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