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Senior Software Development Engineer

Date Posted: Mar 6, 2019

Location: Galway, G, IE, H91 R6WF

Company: MetLife

Senior Software Development Engineer  - IIB


Job Location: Galway, Ireland


Role Value Proposition: 

Provides leadership in an AGILE & Dev Ops Methodology environment promoting teamwork and innovation. Design, develop, and implement solutions leveraging data assets and follow the full systems development lifecycle (SDLC). Completes development by coordinating requirements, schedules, and activities; driving  team meetings; troubleshooting development and production problems across multiple environments and operating platforms. Work collaboratively with cross functional teams and delivers best in class customer interactions.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Design and implement solutions for diverse application integrations. The primary focus will be on choosing optimal solutions to use for these purposes, then maintaining, implementing, and monitoring them. You will also be responsible for integrating them with the architecture used across the company.
  • Lead technical design reviews and code inspections. Provide clear, actionable feedback for project team members.
  • Write documentation that describes installation and operating procedures
  • Interface with system designers to design, code, test, and implement solutions.
  • Assist in developing specifications.
  • As a senior engineer provide technical leadership and mentor more junior engineers to become proficient using best software development practices and processes.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Degree in Computer Science (Level 8), Information Systems, Software Engineering or related
  • 8+ years related work experience
  • 5+ years’ experience with IBM Integration Bus (aka IIB, WebSphere Message Broker) and IBM MQ in support of multiple business projects
  • 5+ years’ experience with Java
  • 5+ years’ experience with Relational DBs(SQL Server, Oracle etc),
  • Experience working in an Agile environment with Engineering scrum teams is an added advantage.





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 proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.  It is the policy of MetLife to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination on any basis protected by law.

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Requisition #: 107941