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MetLife Lead Software Development Engineer in Cary, North Carolina

Position: Lead Software Development Engineer 117032

Job Location : United States : North Carolina : Cary

Role Value Proposition:

Play a key role in the technical delivery of the organization's Global Sales & Servicing (GSSP) Core Platform to create a highly configurable system that can be adapted to individual market needs at a low cost. Analyze local business needs, local country IT systems, and local market needs, including locale and data regulatory needs and prepare and present proposals that include high level technical solutions, estimates and project plans. Convert business problems into programming instructions, design and code programs, create test transactions and run tests. Monitor operating efficiency of existing application systems. Review, analyze, and modify sophisticated programming systems, including encoding, testing, debugging and installing for a large-scale system. Interact with technical staff and senior business and IT partners around the world and provide technical support to project teams throughout project lifecycle around technology platforms, solution design, security, debugging, profiling, and performance tuning. Engage with multiple concurrent teams and projects and provide governance over project teams to ensure that standards and best practices are followed.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (willing to accept foreign education equivalent) plus six (6) years of experience leading technical project activities in an Agile SCRUM environment to ensure that project adapts to digital platform ecosystem. Specific skills/other requirements (quantitative experience requirement not applicable to this section) -- must possess the following: designing, implementing and deploying scalable and performant web and mobile applications at global scale, using Spring, Java, Node.js and JavaScript; encoding, testing, debugging and installing for a large-scale system, applying principles of CS fundamentals, object oriented design, algorithm design and data structures; providing technical support throughout project lifecycle around technology platforms, solution design, security, debugging, profiling, performance tuning, data modelling, and REST API design; and preparing and presenting proposals for technical solutions, estimates and project plans, using Requisition #:

Business Category

Global Technology & Operations

Number of Openings


Contact Information

Submit resume to Ashley Lonsinger Ashley.L.Lonsinger@metlife.com

Hiring Manager

Subbu Mahadevan

“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 $651 billion of total assets under management as of September 30, 2020. We are ranked #48 on the Fortune 500 list for 2020. In 2019, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fourth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven 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.

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.

Requisition #: 117032