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Description and Requirements

Role Value Proposition: 

The Network Engineer will provide Tier 2 global support for the MetLife enterprise network infrastructure. This includes our data centers, e-Commerce environment, and remote access segments. This also includes supporting our public cloud infrastructure. The candidate should have broad knowledge of enterprise class technologies including but not limited to DNS, Load Balancing, Cryptography, Routing, Switching, and troubleshooting application performance issues as it relates to the network.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Support our global load balancing infrastructure
  • Support and lead various DDI (DNS-DHCP-IPAM) projects that include but are not limited to systems consolidation, process improvement, data integration, and security and vulnerability management
  • Support the data center network technologies including the Cisco Nexus and ACI platform
  • Troubleshoot application issues as they may relate to the network
  • Work with various teams to resolve highly complex issues
  • Take part in a variety of projects and improvements as it relates to the core network


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 3+ year of experience with supporting routers and switches (Cisco preferred)
  • IPAM/DNS/DHCP fundamentals
  • Experience with load balancing technologies such as NetScaler, F5, A10, etc.
  • Packet analysis using tools such as Wireshark
  • Knowledge of relevant technology and related protocols and issues/trends
  • Advanced analytical and documentation skills
  • Advanced teamwork and written/verbal communication skills
  • Customer service focus and strong problem solving


  • Programming/scripting experience (Python preferred), interfacing with API’s a plus
  • Public cloud technology (Microsoft Azure preferred)
  • Industry recognized certifications such as CCNA/CCNP and/or BA/BS degree

"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.”

Benefits We Offer

Our U.S. benefits address holistic well-being with programs for physical and mental health, financial wellness, and support for families. We offer a comprehensive health plan that includes medical/prescription drug and vision, dental insurance, and no-cost short- and long-term disability. We also provide company-paid life insurance and legal services, a retirement pension funded entirely by MetLife and 401(k) with employer matching, group discounts on voluntary insurance products including auto and home, pet, critical illness, hospital indemnity, and accident insurance, as well as Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and digital mental health programs, parental leave, volunteer time off, tuition assistance and much more!
About MetLife

Recognized on Fortune magazine's list of the 2023 "World's Most Admired Companies" as well as the 2023 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For ®, 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 individual and institutional customers. With operations in more than 40 markets, we hold leading positions in the United States, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Our purpose is simple - to help our colleagues, customers, communities, and the world at large create a more confident future. United by purpose and guided by empathy, we’re inspired to transform the next century in financial services. At MetLife, it’s #AllTogetherPossible. Join us!
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