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Lead Full Stack Software Engineer

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Date Posted: Jun 24, 2022

Location(s): Tampa, FL, US, 33647

Company: MetLife

Value Proposition:

MetLife Investment Management (MIM) is one of the largest institutional investors and asset managers in the world, with over $651 billion in combined managed assets, and has consistently generated superior returns for both policyholders and shareholders. The enterprise has more than 900 dedicated professionals with extensive experience and expertise across public and private fixed income and private assets, including real estate. Visit us at to learn more.

As a Full-Stack Engineer you are responsible for the design, development, implementation and maintenance of solutions, based on a set of standards and processes which establish consistency across the enterprise, reduce risk, and promote efficiencies in support of the organization’s and the business’ goals and objectives. You will collaborate closely with the Scrum Lead, Product Owner and ART LeadershipYou will have an opportunity to impact every part of the system, foster and cultivate your curiosity and iterate over solutions to be the very best you can be to deliver for our customers.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the creation of architectural specifications, ensuring feasibility, functionality, and integration with existing systems/platforms
  • Function at all levels of the SDLC, covering activities such as requirements gathering and management, code development, platform integration, and software testing
  • Work closely with technical teams (internal and vendor) to gain in-depth knowledge of system architectures and coordinate integration of functionality
  • Responsible for detailed technical design and development of applications using existing and emerging technology platforms. Partner with Product owner in planning. Responsible for front & back-end development.
  • Leads planning, organizing, and implementing of application development projects that are medium to large and/or complexity. 
  • Reviews, analyzes, and modifies programming systems, including encoding, testing, debugging
  • Follows approved SAFe Agile methodology, ensuring that all required steps are followed, all required deliverables are produced, and all approvals are obtained. 
  • Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project planning, tracking and analysis.  Provides technical and analytical support and guidance to project team members.  
  • Leads peer reviews of solution designs and related code for complex features
  • Designs and codes programs; creates test transactions and runs tests; revises as necessary. 
  • Facilitate functional requirements walkthroughs and respond to Test team ambiguity review questions.
  • Leads the collection and documentation of user requirements as well as the development of user stories and estimates into technology solutions for large complex features
  • Contribute to user guides, reference manuals, training materials and code release artifacts as appropriate.
  • Support product sustainability by creating clear documentation at all levels, from high-level strategies, to integration design patterns and technical specifications
  • Evaluate security architecture of applications through methods such as design reviews and threat modeling
  • Guide security flaw remediation efforts, improving and enhancing security in applications
  • Implement security controls in a CI/CD pipeline, enhancing a DevSecOps approach




Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 7 plus years in full-stack software engineering
  • Strong communication skills – oral & written
  • Proficiency with, with development platforms including C#, ASP.Net, .Net Core,  SQL server, SSRS, SSIS, SSAS
  • Experience developing in the Agile methodology using CI/CD tooling
  • Experience with application architectures that support security and cloud-native implementations
  • Experience in risk analysis and management methodologies as they relate to software engineering and integrations
  • Proficiency working in RESTful API services
  • Cross functional leadership: organize, motivate, and lead those outside of the team
  • Experience with Agile software development (like Scrum or Kanban)
  • Scrum, SAFe certifications
  • Two Plus years of leading people and projects



  • Exposure to Real Estate Investments, other asset classes
  • Ability to build, deliver and operate complex, cloud-based systems using Azure
  • DevOps practices for CI/CD, release management, and automation using Azure DevOps
  • Modern Identity and Access Management and general AppSec practices



“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 #: 125267


Nearest Major Market: Tampa