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System Engineer - Midrange

Date Posted: Oct 11, 2021

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

Now is an exciting time to be a part of MetLife – start your next career journey with us, in this Midrange Engineer role you will make an impact by providing business critical support as part of our Midrange Engineering team. In this position, you will have an opportunity to work with some of the latest technologies in a technologically diverse and complex environment. You will be a member of a team that provides global expert-level engineering support for the MetLife enterprise by engineering both SW & HW solutions and executing changes and requests focused on our Midrange UNIX environment targeting our IBMi/AS400 systems, including AIX and Solaris.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Design software and hardware solutions for global platforms
  • Establish yourself as a Subject Matter Expert and a dedicated business partner in working with various Global business and technology teams
  • Proactively analyzes systems and programs in search of process improvements.
  • Lead process improvement initiatives and implementations and be responsible for the analysis and resolution of reoccurring incidents and makes recommendations for permanent fixes including root cause analysis
  • Provide expert level support for IBMi/AS400
  • Responsible for the planning and analysis of new solutions for improved troubleshooting, problem isolation and/or OS/application monitoring.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 5+ years providing large enterprise (5k+ employees) support specialized on Midrange (IBMi/AS400) operational support
  • 5+ years providing support for backups/recovery of IBMi/AS400 systems  
  • 5+ years conducting in depth technical analysis of systems including governance of Midrange infrastructure framework, architecture, and disaster recovery/business continuity.


  • Experience with CL programming
  • Solid understanding of related technologies such as SAN storage, VIOS, HMC, replication, AIX OS, disaster recovery and converged infrastructure.
  • ITIL Certification
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technology field or equivalent
  • Automation, Python (or similar)


Business Category

Global Infrastructure Technology Operations- Engineering


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, 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.



Requisition #: 120770


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