Software Develop Engineer II

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: Cary, North Carolina
  • Posted: August 10, 2017
  • Reference ID: 71821-en_US

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary  



We are looking for a highly motivated software engineer to design and build the next generation Sales and Serving platforms for MetLife. These global platforms will lay the foundation for the overall digital strategy for the company.




  • Design and build scalable features for the Global Servicing and Sales Platform

  • Work in an agile/Scrum/Kanban environment to deliver high quality software at reliable intervals

  • Build highly interactive well designed web interfaces

  • Analyze and optimize microservices for performance and scalability




  • Highly-motivated and thrive in an environment where problems are open-ended

  • Enjoy engaging in passionate discussions with people and letting the best ideas rise to the top

  • Strong understanding of CS fundamentals, Object Oriented Design and Data Structures

  • Excited about technology, have a strong interest in learning and playing with the latest technologies




  • Minimum 3+ years of design and development experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline and/or equivalent work experience

  • Extensive experience with Java and Javascript

  • Experience in one or more client side Javascript frameworks (ReactJS, AngularJS etc.)

  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis

  • Experience with test-driven development and automated testing frameworks

  • Experience in Design Patterns and Restful services architecture design

  • Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Preferred experience in a functional language like Scala, Haskell or similar

  • Preferred experience in building and deploying infrastructure with cloud deployment technologies like ansible, chef, puppet, etc.

  • Preferred experience in container and orchestration technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, Swarm etc.


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.” 

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