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Senior Software Development Engineer

Business and Financial Operations



Cary, North Carolina, United States

Location - Cary, NC.

This Sr. Software Engineer will be responsible for the understanding and solutioning projects related to core services products/platforms and managing implementations of proposed solutions through the project lifecycle.

Functional Responsibilities:

  • First point of contact for technical questions related to tools/solutions.
  • Work with business partners to determine how core services could provide value or help them achieve their goals / address business challenges.
  • Leads planning, organizing, and implementing of small to medium application delivery projects.
  • Partner with multiple management teams to ensure appropriate integration of functions to meet goals as well as identify and define necessary system enhancements to deploy new products and process improvements.
  • Resolve variety of high impact problems/projects through in-depth evaluation of complex business processes, system processes, and industry standards and MetLife Strategy.
  • Assist in planning, organizing, and implementing of large projects and strategic programs.
  • Follows approved SDLC, project management methodology and Agile framework, ensuring that all required steps are followed, all required deliverables are produced, and all approvals are obtained.
  • Leads in identifying application / process risks and conducts in depth analysis to develop mitigation plans.
  • Proactively manages all application related risk items / findings to closure / resolution.
  • Manages and oversees the full system development process, and turnover to production.
  • Utilizes advanced knowledge of system flows and develops standards for coding, testing, debugging, and implementation.
  • Provide in-depth analysis with interpretive thinking to define issues and develop innovative solutions.

Desired Work Experience:

  • 3 to 4 years of experience in the Agile framework and tools.
  • 5+ years extensive knowledge in either OT xPression or OT Exstream.
  • Experience in all aspects of the software development life cycle using document compositions tools.
  • Ability to create and design complex forms in OT xPressions based on business specifications.
  • Ability to deliver end-to-end print applications solutions.
  • Experience and desire to work in a Global delivery environment.
  • Experienced with DB2, SQL Server – Using Data Modeling tools a plus.
  • Experience with Web Design & Development; Java Script; HTML5

Technical Skills:

  • 4 years of development experience with any programming language; Java is a plus
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Experience working with JASON, XML and XSD Schema
  • Experience with Use case / Functional Design Review, Technical Design Review, and Test Cases review
  • Familiarity with supporting Performance testing
  • Familiarity with Web Services, DB2, SQL Server, Linux Shell scripts & xQuery.

Preferred Experience:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field preferred or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience with Customer Communications Management, Enterprise Content Management or Webservices technologies.
  • Experience in cloud implementation / migrations highly desired
  • Familiar with containerization and micro services highly desired



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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 wage range for applicants for this position is [the more specific figure (for example (only): $80,000) or range within which the hiring manager reasonably expects to hire (for example (only): $70,000 - $85,000)]. 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.