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Assistant Manager-Technology Services

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Date Posted: May 12, 2022

Location(s): Noida, IN, 0

Company: MetLife

Position Summary:


Resource is responsible for upgrading java applications to latest version of Java (Oracle / Open / IBM JDK), upgrade the libraries like struts, spring, REST APIs to latest technologies / versions. Should be capable of working in different IDEs (like IBM RAD, eclipse, STS, intellij etc.,) , different build tools (like maven and gradle) and version controls (Like Git).  Perform assessment of java applications and come up with design to upgrade to latest technologies and implement in a faster time with industry best practices. Collaborate with different application teams in understanding the application architecture and do accurate effort estimation. Work with the configuration teams in modifying the build and deployment in CI/CD mechanism based on the upgrades done in java. Work with test engineers and Business analyst in understanding bugs and troubleshoot issues in non prod and prod. Analyze, Debug and fix performance related issues

Job Responsibilities:


  • Upgrade Java applications from lower versions of Oracle / Open / IBM Java to latest version
  • Implement upgrade of libraries used in java applications like struts, spring, REST libraries etc.,
  • Work with build and deployment teams in updating the build process to match the upgrade.
  • Analyze performance issues in the java applications using different tools and come up with solution to fix.
  • Analyze business requirement and come up with design and steps for implementing the design.
  • Should be able to understand different java frameworks quickly and work in multiple applications in different frameworks in parallel.
  • Work in different IDEs like Eclipse, STS, IntelliJ, IBM RAD etc., based on the application need.
  • Understand the Websphere application server concepts like fix packs and work with admin engineers to apply upgrades, fix packs etc.,
  • Work in spring boot applications, struts based web applications, J2EE patterns and spring based applications
  • Enhance or develop REST APIs
  • Fix information security vulnerabilities and good knowledge of security issues with java applications.
  • Migrate applications developed in Oracle Java to Open Java.
  • Implement industry best practices while performing development like writing unit test cases
  • Prepare documentation on the implemented / developed features
  • Work in Agile model with the understanding of Agile concepts
  • Collaborate with testing teams in understanding the bugs, debug and provide fix
  • Able to debug production issues by analyzing the logs directly and using tools like splunk.
  • Begin tackling organizational impediments
  • Comfortable opposing anti-patterns
  • Strong collaboration with team members
  • Learn new technologies based on demand and help team members by coaching and assisting.
  • Good Communication skill with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Required – Total Experience of 8+


  • 8+ years of experience in Java development, enhancement and maintenance
  • 2+ Years of experince in working with REST APIs.
  • 3+ years of experience in working with IBM Websphere application developments using RAD IDE
  • 4+ years of experience in working in spring framework.
  • 2+ years of experience in struts framework.
  • 2+ years of experience in Maven and gradle.
  • Basic knowledge about different application servers and web servers.
  • Basic knowledge on SQL queries and work experience in MS SQL, Oracle and any of the No SQL DBs
  • Experience in working in Agile methodology with understanding of different roles and processes
  • Handson Experience in upgrading versions of Java and libraries like spring, struts
  • Handson experience in fixing performance issues and connecting databases
  • Experience in deploying spring boot or normal web application in a server (manually or automatically)



    • Java 1.7, 1.8 and 11
    • Spring boot
    • Struts framework
    • Development experience using IBM RAD, Eclipse and STS
    • Maven and Gradle
    • REST API
    • SQL Queries
    • Junit

Nice to have

  • Azure DevOps
  • Microservices
  • Dockers and Kubernetes
  • Java 1.7, 1.8 and 11
  • Spring Boot
  • Spring and Struts framework
  • SQL Queries

Maven and Gradle



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 ranked #44 on the Fortune 500 list for 2019. In 2019, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fourth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven 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.


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.