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Senior Software Development Engineer - Trading Systems

Date Posted: Mar 29, 2018

Location: Tampa, FL, US, 33647

Company: MetLife

Job Location: Tampa, FL


Role Value Proposition: 

Metlife Investments IT is looking for an experienced IT Software Development Engineer to work in a specialized role in investment systems and capital markets Front Office and Middle Office system development. The candidate will work with securities and structured products systems and is expected to have experience in developing end to end technical solutions to solve complex business problems. The candidate will be responsible for the design, development and implementation of applications following the full systems development lifecycle (SDLC). 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for detailed technical design and development of applications using existing and emerging technology platforms.
  • Will have customer interaction, partnering with related lines of business and stakeholder relations.
  • Converts specifications about business problems into programming instructions.
  • Designs and codes programs; creates test transactions and runs tests; revises as necessary; conducts analysis of organizational needs and goals for the development and implementation of application systems.  Monitors operating efficiency of existing application systems. 
  • Reviews, analyzes, and modifies programming systems, including encoding, testing, debugging and installing for a large scale system.  Maintains records to document program development and revisions. 
  • Provides technical support to technical vendor resources.  As appropriate; designs and codes business process models; designs and codes business rules and algorithms.  Performs related duties as assigned or requested.
  • Reviews work products from team and vendor consultants.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Bachelor Degree required, prefer major in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field.
  • 5+ years of related work experience with SDLC
  • 5+ years of experience in .Net development and SQL Server
  • Experience with SSIS and SSRS
  • Experience in code repository systems and change management


  • Agile and/or DevOps experience
  • DevOps tools like- TFS, GIT, SonarCube, LegiTest, MsTest and Moq, etc.
  • Java
  • Power BI


Business Category

Global Infrastructure Technology Operations – Investments Technology


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 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 #: 96568 

Nearest Major Market: Tampa