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Software Development Engineer II

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Job ID:

1348735

Location:

Raleigh, NC 

Category:

Telecommunications, Information Technology

Salary:

per year
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Job Views:

929

Zip Code:

27601

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

12.18.2014
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Job Description:

Job Location

Raleigh, NC

Job Description

MetLife is seeking Software Development Engineers to join our growing team in Raleigh, North Carolina. Our teams are building and enhancing software in support of MetLife's leading U.S. based Insurance business.
Summary

This position is for a Software Engineer to handle and coordinate all deployment related activities for multiple applications. The person will also be responsible for leading any tasks impacting the infrastructure used by these applications. As part of this job, the person has to partner and interface with various Business, IT, and operations teams.

Responsibilities
Deployment coordination

Partner with IT Engineering/Operations, Business and partner IT teams to deploy applications based on the release schedule across production and non-production environments.

Ensure all deployment processes are being followed and are in compliance with MetLife and organization standards.

Partner with the AD team members to ensure deployment artifacts are in place and are accurate.

Create Change management, release management and any other required work intake tickets.

Provide/implement process improvements around deployments/delivery working with the Manager and Application Technical Leaders.

Infrastructure work coordination

Be the Point Of Contact to Engineering, Operations and other IT partners for all items relating to infrastructure used by the applications supported by the AD team.

Lead projects/efforts on infrastructure related work that impacts the applications.

Application Development

Support the AD team as required on tasks including unit testing, performance testing, running batches and interfaces, debugging, file transmissions, SQL tuning etc.

Guide the AD team members on issues which could potentially impact infrastructure or deployments.

Any other jobs and tasks assigned by the Manager.

Required Experience

5 + years of experience in deployment activities of .net, java and PowerBuilder applications.

3+ years of experience in SQL and databases. UDB preferred.

5+ years of experience in configuration management and application deployment software. StarTeam, BuildForge and Maestro knowledge desired/preferred.

Preferred Experience

High level technical understanding of various development environments including Java, .Net, and PowerBuilder.

Knowledge of Release/Deployment work flows and processes.

Proven experience in partnering with diverse technical teams and willingness/ability to handle detailed technical and non-technical processes and procedure.

Mainframe knowledge would be a bonus but not required.

Good partnering skills.

Travel: 15%

Business Category

Global Technology & Operations

Job Category

Information Technology

Number of Openings

1

Equal Employment Opportunity

MetLife is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of MetLife to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by law.

How To Apply

Mobile Users: If viewing on a mobile device and would like to apply, please email job to yourself and complete application from a desktop/laptop.
Desktop/Laptop Users: For immediate consideration, click Apply Now button below. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile which takes 15 - 20 minutes to complete. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.
About MetLife
What you probably know about MetLife is that we are one of the world's largest insurance providers, with over 90 million customers in 60 countries. What you may not know is that while we have global scale, we're also surprisingly nimble. So nimble that in three months our Global Technology & Operations group developed and implemented a new MongoDB/NoSQL application that aggregates data across 70 legacy systems, storing 24 terabytes of data and handling 45 million agreements with 140 million transactions. It's like being at a start-up, only with resources to make sure everything is done right. Our work spans the spectrum - from front- end HTML5/CSS3 UIs to highly-scalable cloud-ready applications to big-data predictive analytics - and everything in between. We're looking for people to help us transform the customer experience in a collaborative environment and a culture of creativity. So, if you like being challenged and using cutting-edge technologies to create breakthrough solutions, with enough resources behind you to help you succeed, then this is the place for you. BACH_a33d1a

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Software Development Engineer II

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Job ID:

1348735

Location:

Raleigh, NC 

Category:

Telecommunications, Information Technology

Salary:

per year
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

929

Zip Code:

27601

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

12.18.2014
col-wide   

Job Description:

Job Location

Raleigh, NC

Job Description

MetLife is seeking Software Development Engineers to join our growing team in Raleigh, North Carolina. Our teams are building and enhancing software in support of MetLife's leading U.S. based Insurance business.
Summary

This position is for a Software Engineer to handle and coordinate all deployment related activities for multiple applications. The person will also be responsible for leading any tasks impacting the infrastructure used by these applications. As part of this job, the person has to partner and interface with various Business, IT, and operations teams.

Responsibilities
Deployment coordination

Partner with IT Engineering/Operations, Business and partner IT teams to deploy applications based on the release schedule across production and non-production environments.

Ensure all deployment processes are being followed and are in compliance with MetLife and organization standards.

Partner with the AD team members to ensure deployment artifacts are in place and are accurate.

Create Change management, release management and any other required work intake tickets.

Provide/implement process improvements around deployments/delivery working with the Manager and Application Technical Leaders.

Infrastructure work coordination

Be the Point Of Contact to Engineering, Operations and other IT partners for all items relating to infrastructure used by the applications supported by the AD team.

Lead projects/efforts on infrastructure related work that impacts the applications.

Application Development

Support the AD team as required on tasks including unit testing, performance testing, running batches and interfaces, debugging, file transmissions, SQL tuning etc.

Guide the AD team members on issues which could potentially impact infrastructure or deployments.

Any other jobs and tasks assigned by the Manager.

Required Experience

5 + years of experience in deployment activities of .net, java and PowerBuilder applications.

3+ years of experience in SQL and databases. UDB preferred.

5+ years of experience in configuration management and application deployment software. StarTeam, BuildForge and Maestro knowledge desired/preferred.

Preferred Experience

High level technical understanding of various development environments including Java, .Net, and PowerBuilder.

Knowledge of Release/Deployment work flows and processes.

Proven experience in partnering with diverse technical teams and willingness/ability to handle detailed technical and non-technical processes and procedure.

Mainframe knowledge would be a bonus but not required.

Good partnering skills.

Travel: 15%

Business Category

Global Technology & Operations

Job Category

Information Technology

Number of Openings

1

Equal Employment Opportunity

MetLife is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of MetLife to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by law.

How To Apply

Mobile Users: If viewing on a mobile device and would like to apply, please email job to yourself and complete application from a desktop/laptop.
Desktop/Laptop Users: For immediate consideration, click Apply Now button below. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile which takes 15 - 20 minutes to complete. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.
About MetLife
What you probably know about MetLife is that we are one of the world's largest insurance providers, with over 90 million customers in 60 countries. What you may not know is that while we have global scale, we're also surprisingly nimble. So nimble that in three months our Global Technology & Operations group developed and implemented a new MongoDB/NoSQL application that aggregates data across 70 legacy systems, storing 24 terabytes of data and handling 45 million agreements with 140 million transactions. It's like being at a start-up, only with resources to make sure everything is done right. Our work spans the spectrum - from front- end HTML5/CSS3 UIs to highly-scalable cloud-ready applications to big-data predictive analytics - and everything in between. We're looking for people to help us transform the customer experience in a collaborative environment and a culture of creativity. So, if you like being challenged and using cutting-edge technologies to create breakthrough solutions, with enough resources behind you to help you succeed, then this is the place for you. BACH_a33d1a
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