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Cloud Platform Engineer I

Company: MetLife
Location: Harveys Lake
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job Location: United States -: -North Carolina : Cary -Work Arrangement: Hybrid
Role Value PropositionThe MetLife Cloud Platform Engineering team's function is to provide a consistent, reliable, and scalable platform for developers to build and deploy applications. We focus on the developer enablement through the use of automation and infrastructure-as-code tooling, helping to increase agility, reduce costs, and improve security. -As a cloud platform engineer, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining automated solutions for cloud-based infrastructure. You will work closely with IT teams to ensure that cloud resources are provisioned, managed, and maintained in an efficient and secure manner. -Benefits of working in this role: -

Work on cutting-edge technologies and be at the forefront of cloud computingCollaborate with engineers and partners to deliver solutions that meet the needs of the businessHave a direct impact on the efficiency and scalability of the company's cloud infrastructureBe part of a growing and exciting organization with the unique opportunity to help guide MetLife's cloud strategy
Key Responsibilities -
  • Design and implement scalable cloud solutions and services
  • Automate infrastructure lifecycle, configuration management, and issue remediation utilizing infrastructure as code (IAC) tools like Terraform, Ansible, and Chef
  • Evaluate automation opportunities and solutions for complex cloud infrastructure challenges, such as cost optimization, security, and scalability
  • Collaborate with development teams on infrastructure deployment best practices, such as continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD), and immutable infrastructure
  • Onboard the enterprise applications into Azure, develop, document, and implement cloud strategy using our IaC stack
  • Understand customer requirements (functional and non-functional) and KPIs
  • Troubleshoot and resolving production incidents, problems, and service requests
  • Identify trends of new Cloud, DevOps, and IaC capabilities by following industry publications, attending conferences, and participating in online communities. Integrate new tools and practices by evaluating their effectiveness and developing training materials for team members
  • Produce high-quality, well-written technical documentation, including design plans, implementation diagrams, data flow mappings, and as-built documents, that are clear, concise, and easy to understand
  • Work effectively with other team members, customers, and key stakeholders
  • Be a positive force within the team and ready to roll up your sleeves
    Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills -Required:
    • Bachelor's degree required, major in Computer Science or related discipline strongly preferred
    • 2+ years of experience with deployments to Cloud platform (Azure is preferred).
    • 2+ years of experience in developing API and scripting using Python, Bash, and/or PowerShell.
    • 2+ years of experience with CI/CD pipeline configuration and support
    • Experience with IT Automation or configuration management
    • Experience with agile methodologies (SAFe is preferred)
    • Excellent analytical skills as well as communication skills both verbal and written
    • Experience working with non-technical business partners to deliver solutions
    • Experience in support and troubleshooting of diverse enterprise technology systems
    • Well organized and able to work independently with minimal direction -Preferred: -
      • Certifications in any of these areas: Azure, Agile/Scrum certified, RedHat, Microsoft
      • 2+ years of experience with IaC toolsets such as Terraform, Packer, Ansible, or Chef
      • 3+ years of Linux / Unix experience
      • Understanding of Kubernetes and container concepts and technology
      • Knowledge of development languages: .NET, REST APIs, JSON, HTML/CSS, and JavaScript
        Assignment CategoryFull Time
        Business CategoryGlobal Technology & Operations
        Number of Openings1
        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. -#LI-RD1MetLife: -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 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, Scranton , Cloud Platform Engineer I, Engineering , Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania

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