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Lead Software Development Engineer

Company: MetLife
Location: Apex
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Position: Lead Software Development Engineer

Job Location : United States : North Carolina : Cary

Work Arrangement: Hybrid 3 days in office/2 days remote

Role Value Proposition:

Develop fully functional and high-quality web and mobile applications by clean and efficient coding. Support the developed applications throughout their entire lifecycle of concept, design, test, release, and support. Develop APIs to support functionality of mobile devices. Implement testing procedures to identify bugs. Engage with users to better understand customer needs and opportunities for improvements. Adapt current web applications for mobile platforms. Work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality software. Provide technical and work guidance to a team of SDE's, consultants and/or offshore resources. Participates in fit/gap analysis of functional requirements. Collaborate with project managers, architects, developers, testing team, business users/business analysts and applicable outside entities (vendors and others) to manage user expectations and requirements scope. Lead and mentor junior team members.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Master's degree in Computer Science, Applied Computer Science, Information Systems or Engineering (willing to accept foreign education equivalent) plus three (3) years of experience performing software development. Specific skills/other requirements (quantitative experience requirement not applicable to this section) must possess the following: building enterprise scale distributed applications using software development lifecycle (SDLC) and Agile methodologies (3 years); designing and creating web or mobile applications using JavaScript or TypeScript and open-source technologies (3 years); implementing applications using NodeJS, ReactJS or other open-source similar technologies (2 years); developing Android and iOS hybrid mobile applications using Cordova or other open-source similar technologies (1 year); developing pixel perfect, cross browser compatible and responsive stylesheets (3 years); working with various APIs and third-party libraries (3 years); and performing project management and software development lifecycle (3 years).

Assignment Category:

Full Time

Requisition #:


Business Category:

Global Technology & Operations

Number of Openings


Recruiter Name:

Ashley Lonsinger

Hiring Manager

Prashanth Ponugoti

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 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.

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.

Keywords: MetLife, Cary , Lead Software Development Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Apex, North Carolina

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