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Jr. Threat Modeler

Business and Financial Operations



Cary, North Carolina, United States

Job Location: Cary, NC (hybrid)

Role Value Proposition:

The mission of MetLife’s Global Application Security team is to protect application assets and business reputation while fostering a culture of secure-by-design in partnership with global stakeholders to safeguard MetLife and customer sensitive data.​ This is a hands-on technical opportunity within our core application security testing and engineering team. You will champion our established threat modeling practices across all lines of business and consult directly with software developers, systems architects, and program managers to create threat models for Cloud-native applications, mobile applications, API services, and legacy systems.

Essential Knowledge and Skills:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or Systems Security Engineering.
  • Basic understanding of modern threat modeling concepts, tools, and techniques
  • 1-3 years’ experience with creating threat models and reporting.
  • Ability to read and comprehend systems/application architecture diagrams.
  • Basic knowledge of how protocols such as HTTP, OAuth, SAML, and TLS v1.2/1.3 work.
  • Self-motivated, independent, with a strong propensity to constantly learn and train others.


  • Experience with at least one coding language.
  • Cloud training and/or certification from AWS, Microsoft, or Google.
  • Familiarity with INCOSE and NIST system security engineering principles.
  • Basic understanding of MITRE CAPEC cyber-attack patterns.
  • Practical experience in the review of Cloud Infrastructure-as-Code deployments.

Business Category

Information Security, Application Security

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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.”

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