Lead Software Development Engineer
Posted on: July 12, 2019
Job Location: United States: North Carolina: Cary Role Value
Proposition:Global Data & Analytics organization is the team of
expert technologists responsible for building big data platforms
and data services with innovative technologies to enable MetLife
businesses to generate insights, and value to its customers. This
team plays a central role in Design, Build & Integration of all
emerging technologies and cutting-edge products across MetLife Data
Hub and Enterprise Data Management Systems.The Information and
Solution design team within the Data and Analytics (DnA)
organization works closely with businesses and technology partners
(Architecture, Platform and Application Development teams), to
facilitate a robust solution design for all incoming
requests/projects/programs.The Lead Software Development Engineer
performs a critical role in both strategic and tactical activities
of the Digital Office and the Data and Analytics organization by
decomposing intake requests and providing solutions design more
quickly and with reduced complexityand cost through the creation,
application and deployment of reusable solution components and
frameworks.The Lead Software Development Engineer will engage
stakeholders and participants, influence approaches, generate
artifacts, provide solution design patterns, solicit feedback,
communicate and drive collaboration with key partners and business
leaders across the Strategy, Delivery, Enterprise Architecture and
other organizations across MetLife's Global Technology and
Operations (GTO) and Lines of Business (LOBs). Key
- Provide high level solution design for major DnA intake
requests at all data layers.
- Identify opportunities to introduce new technology and
innovative solutions to implement common methods, practices and
processes designed to manage, manipulate and share data across the
- Recognize and understand business needs, mission and
challenges. Build networks of relationships and trusted
partnerships across functions and work with individuals at all
- Drive creation and refinement of unit cost measurements for key
Data and Analytics solution patterns, services, components and
- Formalize, align and refine/optimize solutions, at both a
platform and service offering level. Challenge, influence, and
continuously improve procedures, processes and artifacts to
expedite delivery, improve service quality and enhance service and
platform offerings.Essential Business Experience and Technical
- Assertive self-starter, with the ability to lead and/or operate
effectively in an environment with diverse teams and manage
multiple solution design tasks.
- Avidly and continuously aware of current and emerging data
technology. Sound knowledge of common multi-tier application
architectures and solution design patterns, with ability to convey
complex IT concepts in a simple and digestible manner.
- Working experience and technology depth on Big Data Hadoop
related distribution and related components.
- Understanding of data supply chain components including data
acquisition, ingestion, curation, Meta data Management, publishing,
consumption and governance.
- 6+ years of experience with undergraduate degree (required).
- Strong analytical, organization, and planning skills, with high
attention to detail.
- Working experience with and columnar and graph databases.
- Experience in evaluating new tools and technology.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 is a
proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to
attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse
and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal
employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based
on 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
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