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Collaboration & Enablement Software Engineer I

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Date Posted: Jan 18, 2023

Location(s): Whippany, NJ, US, 7981 Tampa, FL, US, 33647

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : New Jersey : Whippany  

Alternate Job Location: United States : Florida : Tampa

Work Arrangement: Hybrid 3 days in office/2 days work from home


Role Value Proposition 

MetLife is looking for a Software Engineer to join our Collaboration and Enablement team. This person will be responsible for the analysis and documentation of technical requirements as well as designing/developing the solution in conjunction with onshore and offshore resources. It is an exciting time to join the team as we embark on a journey to transition from on-prem tech stack to cloud tech stack.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Business and application SMEs to identify and mitigate risk and execute upon end-to-end technology development to deliver solutions
  • Participate in requirements gathering, elaboration, and refinement sessions with product stakeholders (e.g., functional/nonfunctional requirements, wireframes/flowcharts, features, user stories, use cases, acceptance criteria)
  • Analyze business requirements/needs to determine best technology/platform fit aligned with MetLife architectural standards and strategic roadmap
  • Work closely with developers and testers to ensure requirements and designs are translated accurately into working stories
  • Contribute to the creation of User Stories, Tasks, and various documentation as appropriate
  • Understanding business logic and process flows, working on the design and development of business logic, process models/flows and UI screens to implement in a BPM (Business Process Management)-based system (K2/Angular/Power Apps, etc.)
  • Develop Structured Query Language (SQL), update data models and implement common database best practices (indexes, triggers, and data structure)
  • Provide on-going support on daily basis


Essential Technical Skills and Business Experience:


  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or other related field
  • 1–2 + years of work experience with MS SQL/Oracle Database, experience in writing stored procedures, dynamic queries, and troubleshooting performance issues
  • 1-2+ years of experience in programming languages (C# and Python)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, capable of interacting with the business team
  • JavaScript skills and programming experience in several front technologies including HTML5, CSS3, Ajax, jQuery, Bootstrap, Blazor and Angular
  • Create REST API leveraging .net framework/core
  • Experience working with SQL Server, including the design and development of stored procedures
  • Understanding of unit testing and mocking techniques, automated testing platforms, and unit tests for CI/CD



  • Experience in BPM or collaboration tools
  • Experience working in Agile environment. Knowledge of SAFe framework.



Assignment Category 


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.

The role is eligible for incentive compensation under the sales incentive plan for your position. MetLife offers a comprehensive benefits program, including healthcare benefits, life insurance, retirement benefits, parental leave, legal plan services and paid time off. All incentives and benefits are subject to the applicable plan terms.

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.