Lead Architect - Digital
Location: Fuquay Varina
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Role Value Proposition:
MetLife is a leader in providing insurance and protection products
to customers around the globe. MetLife has undertaken a digital
transformation journey to deliver innovative and industry-leading
digital solutions, employing cutting-edge cloud and engineering
technologies, and agile development practices.
As a Lead Architect in Digital Channels Architecture, you will be a
critical member of a dedicated team, providing solution and domain
architecture services for digital and data projects around the
globe. You will have the opportunity to drive innovative solutions
using cutting-edge technologies, and you will have the
responsibility to ensure that systems are designed with security,
resilience, and performance in mind.
The Lead Architect defines and communicates the system and business
capabilities, services, technologies, quality attributes, and
design required to implement a solution which represents an
intersection of MetLife 's Business, Information, Application,
Governance, and Technology domains.
Domain expertise in Digital Platforms, Operational Architecture,
and Cloud Technologies
Responsible for creating, analyzing, and communicating system
architectures, application design patterns, and reference
Work closely with software engineers, security professionals,
infrastructure engineers, and other Enterprise Architects in
validating and implementing proposed solutions.
Responsible for the assessment, documentation, and governance of
technologies used for digital platforms and solutions.
Leads or participates on matrix team projects as assigned.
Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:
Bachelor 's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems,
Business Administration, Engineering or related field
7+ years ' experience in Software Engineering or Architecture and
strong technical experience with building enterprise scale digital
solutions Microservice architecture, Kubernetes, web APIs, API
security protocols, mobile application architecture, digital
campaign and marketing technologies, etc.
2-4 years knowledge with Cloud Computing platforms with preferred
experience in Azure
Demonstrated expertise in security, operational, and resiliency
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with focused
attention to details, as well as demonstrated professionalism and
time/task management skills
Strong Software Development Life Cycle knowledge and experience,
particularly Agile and DevOps
Strong analytical skills with demonstrated ability to apply
analysis to actionable insights
Demonstrated influencing and negotiating skills
Demonstrated business acumen especially in insurance and financial
industries and systems
IT Experience in enterprise-scale organizations in an architecture
Knowledge of multiple architecture disciplines, or an equivalent
combination of education and work experience
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
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 #46 -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
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
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 #: 120320
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