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DevOps Security Engineer

Date Posted: Nov 2, 2020

Location: Remote, US, 0 New York, NY, US, 10001 Whippany, NJ, US, 7981 Brooklyn, NY, US, 11220 New York, NY, US, 10013 New York, NY, US, 10166 New York, NY, US, 10001 Brooklyn, NY, US, 11201 Tampa, FL, US, 33647 New York, NY, US, 10036 New York, NY, US, 10172 Brooklyn, NY, US, 11209 New York, NY, US, 10036 New York, NY, US, 10017 New York, NY, US, 10036 New York, NY, US, 10013 Brooklyn, NY, US, 11220 Brooklyn, NY, US, 11220

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition

Metlife Legal Plans creates web applications to make it easier for consumers to access legal services. We are looking for a passionate DevSecOps engineer to join our engineering team.

Our software engineers form a tight-knit team that is passionate about security, user happiness, and open source software. We value attitude and work ethic above technical credentials. Building new technology is a messy business, so you should be comfortable working in a fast-paced, unstructured environment.

MetLife Legal Plans is headquartered in Cleveland, OH, but our engineering team is remote by default, so you can work from wherever you like. The team gets together in person quarterly, though people who live near each other will often meet up more frequently.

Our tech stack: ReactJS, Django, Python, PostgreSQL, AWS, Docker, Git, Linux


Key Responsibilities:

  • Work as a part of the development team and will be responsible for identifying and implementing security best practices across our applications and infrastructure.
  • Work with our customers and vendors to facilitate security assessments and ensure our applications meet the compliance requirements.
  • Will interface with MetLife’s global incident response team to deal with DDoS, infiltration, and exfiltration threats in real time.


Essential Business and Technical Skills


  • 3+ years of AWS experience focused on security services
  • Experience working with static code analysis and threat assessment tools
  • Strong linux system administration and networking skills
  • Scripting experience / coding – automation
  • Web development experience
  • A desire towards working in small high performing teams, participating in architecture discussions and code reviews.


  • Python development: 1+ year


Business Category

MetLife Legal


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 $600 billion of total assets under management as of December 31, 2019. We are ranked #44 on the Fortune 500 list for 2019. In 2019, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fourth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven 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 #: 115397