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Principal Software Engineer

Date Posted: Aug 14, 2019

Location: NY, NY, US, 0

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 


Global Data & Analytics organization is the team of expert technologists responsible for building big data platforms and data services with innovative technologies to enable MetLife businesses to generate insights, and value to its customers. This team plays a central role in Design, Build & Integration of all emerging technologies and cutting-edge products across MetLife Data Hub and Enterprise Data Management Systems. MetLife is seeking a talented Principal Software Developer to fill a critical role in the strategic transformation of global data management in alignment with MetLife's Enterprise Data Management Strategy.


Key Responsibilities:

The Principal Software Developer will be part of API Development team within Emerging Platforms Organization of Global Data & Analytics. They will drive the solution for the core platform that will expose the enterprise data for real time consumption by the Digital Channels. The role involves interacting with senior business leaders across Strategy, Delivery and Enterprise Architecture and other organizations across MetLife's Global Technology and Operations. Passion for all aspects of software development is a must.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:



  • BS in Computer Science or related field with 10+ years practical software development experience, preference for full-stack experience
  • Experience with Java
  • Experience with Services Oriented Architecture and RESTful web services development
  • Experience building software systems according to SOLID principles and following design patterns
  • Experience with both relational and non-relational data technologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communications



  • Master’s degree in computer science
  • Experience in high volume, distributed, event-driven architecture
  • Experience with Domain-Driven Design
  • Experience with Agile development and practices (daily stand ups, Kanban board, retrospectives, etc.)
  • Experience with Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery
  • Experience with tools like Vagrant, Chef, and Docker
  • Experience with frameworks like Spring, Spring Boot, and Netflix OSS
  • Experience with Big Data technology stack




MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on 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.

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Requisition #: 111172