Software Development Engineer II

Date Posted: Feb 12, 2017

Location: Galway, G, IE, 0

Company: MetLife

Job Location: Galway, Ireland


Role Value Proposition: 

MetLife is building a new Global Technology Campus in Galway and creating more than 200 jobs over three years. A primary focus of the new Galway campus will be developing innovative DevOps digital solutions that can be rapidly and efficiently scaled to markets around the world that improve our customers’ experience. This is a transformational solution that encompasses a complete cultural and technological change and you have an opportunity to be a part of this. Roles will be available across the Software Development Lifecycle under Plan, Build and Operate business units.  This Software Development Engineer II role will work closely with clients and other IT team members to understand the departmental stakeholder requirements that drive the analysis and design of quality technical solutions. Will design, develop, and implement applications leveraging data assets and follow the full systems development lifecycle (SDLC). Will be working collaboratively in an AGILE & Dev Ops Methodology and able to take a holistic view of the technical environment and deliver positive customer interactions.  


Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and code programs; create test transactions and run tests to find errors and revise programs; writes documentation that describes installation and operating procedures
  • Interface with system designers to design, code, test, and implement application programs.
  • Assist in developing application specifications
  • They are responsible for the design and implementation of applications’ build, release, deployment, and configuration activities
  • Working with internal business partners to gather requirements, prototyping, architecting, implementing/updating solutions, building and executing test plans; performing quality reviews, managing operations, and triaging and fixing operational issues


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree / diploma (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering or related field and 3+ years of related experience
  • 5+ years related work experience
  • 3+ years’ experience in one or more of the following: .Net, Java / J2EE, C#, AS/400, DB2, MS SQL
  • MS Office: Word, Excel, Power Point and Access





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    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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