MetLife Lead Software Development Engineer - Azure in Tampa, Florida
Job Location: Tampa, FL Alternate Location: Whippany, NJ
Role Value Proposition:
MetLife is leading the way in Digital transformation through accelerating growth and driving value with a focus on customers, world-class capabilities, and a holistic transformation. We are seeking a Lead Software Development Engineer to lead the technical delivery of MetLife Investments Digital and Data Platform. The ideal candidate will possess prior technical leadership experience in insurance/financial industry, strong development, communication, collaboration, and project management skills, also have hands-on experience in leading complex financial systems projects using cloud and on-prem technologies with ability to influence people across the organization.
Provides technical and project leadership to a project team that is building foundational solutions using Azure Cloud platform for MetLife Investments functions.
Communicates recommended architectural vision, data strategies as well as cloud roadmap strategies and obtain buy-in from key internal stakeholders.
Collaborates with the product line architect to review solution design and roadmap.
Works closely with developers, analysts and business to build fully vetted solutions, ensures that new capabilities are implemented according to enterprise standards.
Leads project planning activities in an Agile SCRUM environment to define the milestones and activities within a comprehensive project plan to ensure project is on time and budget.
Prepares detailed requirements, technical and functional documentation
Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:
Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or equivalent technical discipline.
10+ years related information systems experience
2+ years of Azure with deployment experience
Knowledge in Azure PaaS with components like Cosmos, Azure Data Factory, DataBricks, Data Lake/BLOB Storage, Azure Functions, LogicApps, ASE, ServiceBus, Event Hub, SQL PaaS, SQL DW, KeyVault etc.
5+ years proven track record in .NET application development (C# or VB.NET) and Microsoft technologies including SQL Server
Experience in Data Platform Design Patterns and Restful services architectural design and development
Deep understanding of Service-Oriented Architecture
Agile & Waterfall methodologies
Experience with Agile SCRUM and Azure DevOps
Scala, Python, or similar
Experience with test-driven development and continuous testing
Exposure to information risk, security, PII, SOX and legal compliance requirements
Extensive experience with managing offshore teams and/or vendors
Microsoft certification in Azure Solutions Architect a big plus
Global Technology – Investments Technology Data Management
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.