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Software Development Engineer I

Date Posted: Jan 15, 2019

Location: Clarks Summit, PA, US, 18411

Company: MetLife

Job Location: Clarks Summit, PA or Warwick, RI


Role Value Proposition: 

The Software Development Engineer will work with a team focused on delivering a transformational program to market for the Property and Casualty business.  Specifically, the person will have the opportunity to train and work with software called Guidewire configuring and programming features for the products in a new platform. The person should be comfortable tackling different technologies, new integrations, working in a team-oriented atmosphere and should value solving problems.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in design, coding and testing of computer programs for projects
  • Preparation of test cases
  • Establish documentation for test and run procedures; assist in preparation of change tickets
  • Ensure preparation of knowledge transfer session documents for operations
  • Analysis and debugging of computer programs


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering or related field
  • 1+ years development experience, training or course work in Java or an equivalent object-oriented programming language
  • MS Office: Word, Excel, Power Point and Access
  • Problem solving, prioritization, excellent communication


  • Experience working with configuration-based software packages
  • Experience working with Property and Casualty insurance, Guidewire software familiarity
  • Understanding of Agile or Lean concepts, process improvement, performance and/or regression testing


Business Category

Regional Application Development (US)


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 #: 106308 

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