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Software Development Engineer I - JAVA

Date Posted: Jun 30, 2019

Location: Galway, G, IE, H91 R6WF

Company: MetLife

Software Development Engineer I – Java


Role Value Proposition: 


At MetLife, we are looking for a candidate to provide leadership in a Dev Ops Methodology environment promoting teamwork and innovation.


Key Responsibilities: 

Are you interested in the design and coding of complex problems?

Have you a drive to do test driven development (TDD) and run tests to find errors and revise programs?

Do you have the mindset to work in a DevOps world and provides support as required on production applications?

Do you have a passion for interfacing with system designers to design, code, test and implement application programs?

Candidates will assist in developing application specifications, implement solutions for diverse application integrations, participate in post-implementation reviews of both application development content and process plus the support model to maximize and share learning.

The candidate will write documentation that describes installation and operating procedures.

Candidates shall provide technical support to technical vendor resources.

As appropriate we:

Design and code business process models.

Design and code business rules and algorithms.


Business Experience and Technical Skills:



  • Degree (Level 8) in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering or related field
  • 2+ years of experience with Java, producing clean and efficient code adhering to agreed coding and quality standards
  • 2+ years of related work experience of which some time was in a multinational environment
  • Experience in  some of Linux, Spring, Spring XD, Web Services, Tomcat, Spring boot, HTML5 along with good knowledge of jQuery, JavaScript and JavaScript based libraries required.



  • Experience in developing and consuming both windows and RESTful services.
  • Experience in design and development skills using ESB technologies such as IBM’s technologies (Integration Bus, WebSphere Broker, MQ), Mulesoft, other similar tools or Java RESTful services or SOAP web service development
  • Experience in UML, IgniteXML, Bitbucket, GiT, Bit Bucket, Bamboo, UrbanCode Deploy
  • 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.

In order to apply for this position, you need the proper work authorization to work in the country where the position is located and not require relocation assistance.

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Requisition #: 107948