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Principal CIM Engineer

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Date Posted: Jun 24, 2022

Location(s): Cary, NC, US, 27513 Cary, NC, US, 27513 Aurora, IL, US, 60504 Boston, MA, US, 2116 New York, NY, US, 10166 Atlanta, GA, US, 30328 Dayton, OH, US, 45448 Chicago, IL, US, 60603 Tampa, FL, US, 33647 Philadelphia, PA, US, 19103 Jacksonville, FL, US, 32216 Warwick, RI, US, 2886 Bridgewater, NJ, US, 8807 Bloomfield, CT, US, 6002 Alpharetta, GA, US, 30009

Company: MetLife

Job Title

Principal CIM Engineer



Job Location

United States; Cary, NC – Remote or Hybrid with Travel



Role Value Proposition & Summary


The CIM (Critical Infrastructure Management) Services Principal Engineer will oversee the design, implementation, and management of MetLife’s information transport solutions for US/Global Enterprise and Data Center networks.


CIM Services Principal Engineer will demonstrate the following technical proficiencies in Telecommunications Design and Distribution: 


  • Broad experience that covers the full spectrum of Voice, Data, Electronic Safety and Security, Project Management, Core/Edge Networking and Multimedia (A/V) technologies.
  • Experience will encompass the design, integration and installation of network pathways, technology spaces, fiber and copper-based distribution systems, wireless-based systems and infrastructure that supports the transportation of information and associated signaling between and among communications and information gathering devices.
  • Experience with Network, Inside Plant Cabling (ISP), Outside Plant Cabling (OSP), Data Centers and BMS (Building Management Systems), supporting SYSTIMAX, Corning, Chatsworth product lines.
  • Experience with imVision Automated Infrastructure Management (AIM) platform preferred
  • Must be proficient in Excel, AutoCAD, and Visio.



Key Responsibilities


  • Define and maintain MetLife’s network cabling standards and deploy cabling and other technology space engineering solutions, such as MPOE entrance facilities, POP rooms, MDF/IDF design, rack layout, space, power, UPS systems
  • Ability to take ideas/assumptions from data engineers and turn them into visible design. - Strong Technical Knowledge is required, being well versed in Telcom regulations, BICSI, ANSI/EIA/TIA standards.
  • Building RFP’s and detailed billing of materials. 
  • Efficiently plan, prioritize, research, develop and recommend Network Cabling solutions and ensure technical solutions meet the needs of business such as speed, cost, performance, and security.
  • Manage 5-7 Large to Medium network engineering initiatives simultaneously.  
  • Continuously identify, review, and recommend potential opportunities for Enterprise and Data Center cost-savings, service quality improvement, and operational efficiency. 
  • Develop operational strategies such as End of Life (EOL), Automation of spreadsheets, Tools and Power Monitoring
  • Act as a liaison with internal technology partners and external vendors to ensure effective communication, collaboration, and stakeholder involvement.


Experience and Key Competencies




  • 10+ years Network Cabling Engineering experience required consisting of Inside Plant (ISP) and Outside Plant (OSP), working in Enterprise and Data Center capacities.
  • 10+ years of experience designing, delivering, and supporting information transport system solutions for data, voice and video applications for large enterprise and Data Center customers.
  • 5+ years of experience in the following areas:
    • Project Management of information transport systems and enterprise workspace projects.
    • Managing cabling vendors and suppliers, familiar with large national cabling contracts.
    • AutoCAD & Visio experience.
  • Professional certification in Information Transport Systems; BICSI Register Communications Distributed Designer or Telecommunications Design Engineer certifications are required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Telecommunications, or equivalent. 



  • Knowledge of TCP/IP and Cisco technologies.
  • Familiarity with trouble shooting protocols. 




Travel anticipated up to 10% - 15%


Business Category

Global Infrastructure


Number of Openings



Residents of Colorado

The wage range for this position specific to Colorado is $113,600/year to $151,400/year.  The role is eligible for incentive compensation under the MetLife Annual Variable Incentive Plan ("AVIP").  Your eligibility for and award of incentives are governed by the terms of the plan. MetLife offers a comprehensive benefits program that includes Medical, Dental, Life, Vision plus Retirement benefits and Paid Time Off.




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.



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