Solution Architect

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: Cary, North Carolina
  • Posted: April 24, 2017
  • Reference ID: 54721-en_US

Job Location: Cary, NC



The Solution Architect defines the system components, services, technologies, and design required to implement a solution that represents an intersection of elements from MetLife’s Business, Information, Application, and Technology architecture domains, and addresses a specific business opportunity or problem.


  • Assists in creating, analyzing and review of assigned architecture domain or solution architecture
  • Focused on capability of an architecture domain or solution architecture
  • Assists application development resources in projects as assigned
  • Assists in creation and maintenance of related architecture artifacts
  • Collaborates with other architects to ensure integrity of assigned domain or solution
  • Learns and understands multiple information technologies
  • Assists in the development of horizontal solutions for projects
  • Assists application development teams in validating and implementing proposed solutions
  • Monitors and identifies trends in data usage and opportunities to reduce data redundancy
  • Reviews object and data models and the metadata repository to structure the data for better management and quicker access.



  • Entry level position and IT knowledge
  • Generally 0 - 2 years IT experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Effective interpersonal and consultative skills with good oral and written communication skills
  • Strong team player, teachable



  • Working knowledge of systems architecture concepts and principles
  • Hands-on Programming and application development experience
  • Cloud, Big Data, Java, .Net, C Sharp, SOA, Mainframe
  • Demonstrated engineering mindset with similar experience in IT or other related disciplines




Group Technology – Enterprise Infrastructure & Architecture




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 workplace.

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Requisition #: 54721 

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