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Principal Infrastructure Engineer- Cloud

Date Posted: Jun 26, 2019

Location: Whippany, NJ, US, 07981

Company: MetLife

Job location: Whippany, NJ


Role Value Proposition: 

This position will lead change by providing Investments with the platforms needed for transformation in the digital world. You are responsible for the management and maintenance of Investments systems and projects within a public hosted cloud provider’s environment, acting as a cloud engineer for a diverse team of technologists.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all technical aspects of environment design, implementation and monitoring.
  • Act as a Cloud Engineer for Investment IT’s Azure cloud infrastructure
  • Oversee capacity planning for Investment’s cloud systems, and create automations to simplify processes and reduce complexities
  • Roadmap the future state of Investments IT’s Cloud environment, utilizing PaaS services and Infrastructure as code methodologies.
  • Partner with Architecture and Development teams to deliver new on technology initiatives, such as Azure DevOps; partner with our hosting provider to migrate on-premises workloads into Azure.
  • Provide technical guidance to hosting partners and environment support teams troubleshooting issues, and help drive those issues to resolution.
  • Participate on a wide variety of cloud engineering projects, including patch management, firewall management, and disaster recovery planning.
  • Provide support during evenings and weekends as necessary


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 7+ years of infrastructure management, architectural design and Microsoft Technologies
  • Ability to project manage a wide variety of Cloud engineering projects, and multi-task in a disputing, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment with a high level of analytical problem-solving abilities
  • Must demonstrate excellent communication skills – written, verbal and presentation
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Azure, Windows Server, .Net Framework, SQL Server, Internet Information Services (IIS) and PowerShell



  • Bachelor’s degree, major in Computer Science or Engineering related field strongly preferred
  • Azure Certifications and/or Azure Automation Knowledge
  • Understanding of Azure Monitoring and Log Analytics Configuration, Networking Technologies (Firewall, Big-IP F5 Load Balancing, IPAM), storage technology, tiers and configuration
  • Experience working with development teams in an Agile or Devops Environment
  • Containerization – Docker, Kubernetes, similar


Business Category

Investments IT


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 #: 109094 

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey