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Systems Engineer - RedHat

Date Posted: Jan 6, 2019

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary  


Role Value Proposition: 

The x86 Infrastructure Engineer / Linux System Engineer provides technical expertise in research, evaluation, engineering design and delivery of virtualized and bare-metal hosting solutions in MetLife’s x86 environment. This person will be a critical team member on innovative technology projects and responsible driving innovative technology according to the team roadmap and strategy. A key to success in this role is building strong partnerships spanning Networking, Compute, Storage, Application, and Automation/Orchestration teams. This role delivers the ability for MetLife to implement complex infrastructure solutions under a consistent global strategy with a strong understanding of the applications hosted in these environments.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Establishes, communicates and drives a unified global technology standards, roadmap and technical solutions
  • Participates in the selection, design, development and implementation of converged and hyper-converged technologies and their respective eco-system (monitoring, automation, orchestration, service management) components
  • Owns process, structure, and best practices for the deployment and operational readiness of key technologies including hypervisor based tools, automation capabilities, and new product introductions
  • Provides clear, articulate technical guidance and requirements
  • Participates in L4 situations and Root Cause analysis in collaboration with Operations teams


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 5+ years of related work experience with virtualized environments leveraging VMWare, Hyper-V technologies
  • 5+ years of related work experience with Converged Infrastructure solutions leveraging EMC-Dell VCE/VxBlock and vScale technologies
  • 3+ years of related work experience with SAN technologies including replication, disaster recovery, and virtual SAN architecture
  • 2+ years of related work experience with automation, orchestration, and DevOps technologies
  • 2+ years of related work experience with CISCO UCS and HP Blade server technologies



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related discipline
  • Experience in working closely with Procurement/Vendor Management teams on purchases and acquisitions
  • SAFE, Agile, DevOps, Continuous Integration
  • 3+ years of Redhat enterprise linux systems engineering with solid scripting skills
  • Windows systems engineering
  • RedHat certification (RHCE or similar)





Business Category

Global Infrastructure 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 #: 101328 

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh