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Full Stack Software Engineer - mainframe

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Date Posted: Sep 16, 2022

Location(s): Greenville, SC, US, 29607

Company: MetLife

Job Location:

Greensville , SC

Cary , North Carolina



Role Value Proposition: 

Being a leader in the Group Benefit space, MetLife always is in search of top talent who are driven by the purpose of providing excellent customer experience, ready for new challenges, and always focused on providing simplified solutions to complex problems. The Group Benefits area in MetLife is growing and the Group Life team is looking for an energetic and motivated Full Stack Software Engineer who is forward-focused, not afraid of experimentation, and a team player. In this role, you will be working on a few of the most exciting group business applications, collaborating and interfacing with partners to deliver on enterprise-level strategic initiatives. Your work will make an impact on how MetLife fulfills its promises to the customer and you will have excellent opportunities to interact and contribute to the group's success.


Key Responsibilities:  


Design, develop, implement and maintain the application using mainframe-based technologies including leading a team of engineers working in the onshore-offshore model.

Write/update the technical and system documentation explaining in detail the changes are done and their impact.

Prepare test scenarios, test cases, test data, execute the testing, and document the results following the standard project processes.

Collaborate with –

  • Development team members (including offshore consultants) in designing, developing, and testing the system modification.
  • Business Systems Analysts in brainstorming sessions, refining use cases, providing technical inputs and reviewing acceptance criteria of each feature and user story.
  • Business teams / Product Owners in requirement gathering and acquiring system knowledge to deliver better software
  • Partnering applications in understanding, designing and agreeing to the interface requirements
  • Project leads and program leads to deliver strategic initiatives with the highest quality.

Support Integration, End to End, and User Acceptance Testing at the overall project or program level.

Be innovative and always ready to learn new skills.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:



  • 5+ years of hands-on mainframe application development experience working with COBOL, DB2, CICS, JCL, SQL, and VSAM.
  • Strong working knowledge of version and revision control tools like CHANGEMAN.
  • Strong ability to troubleshoot and debug both online and batch using tools like IBM Debugger.
  • Experience with mainframe DevOps, Scrum Framework, and SAFe Agile methodologies.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively and be able to work in an open, collaborative environment to support both individual and team objectives.
  • Experience working in an onshore-offshore model and should be able to mentor, guide, and lead a small offshore team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.




  • Experience coding and testing on Ingenium and/or Vantage platforms.
  • SAFe Certified.

Experience in Group Benefits.


Business Category

Global tech


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 $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine's 2021 list of the "World's Most Admired 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 #: 126507


Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina