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Description and Requirements

Role Value Proposition:

MetLife is the leading provider of Group Benefits. The Disability & Absence engineering organization is a diverse team of technologists, all working towards the common goal of ensuring the customer is at the center of everything we do. We are looking for a software engineer who loves technology and is excited by the opportunity to build an engineering culture. In this position you’ll have the opportunity to work on the AI foundations team to integrate AI capabilities with our platforms across multiple cloud solutions (AWS, Azure, and On-prem). You'll work on products that service our Disability and Absence customers - these customers span the Fortune 50, and some of most well recognized brands in the world.   

Success will require good engineering skills building critical, secure and scalable products; beyond great engineering skills and experience you need to see the bigger picture, evaluate multiple options, communicate, educate and mentor other developers and partners. This role provides you an opportunity to be a part of the foundational team for AI initiatives, and in the process build leadership and consulting skills.

 Key Responsibilities:

·       Architecture, design and development of AI applications

·       Lead POC’s and drive technical decisions for developing new AI development stack

·       Hands on work with requirements, application architecture, design, code, code-reviews, CI/CD, deployment, and trouble-shooting prod issues

·       Participates in capability, feature and user story refinement, help manage user expectations and provide options, develop technical designs, conduct peer code reviews, develop code as necessary.

·       Drive new best practices and look for continuous improvements in the delivery process 

·       Collaborate with Enterprise teams and Solution architecture on roadmaps and architecture runway.

·       Provides estimates for work efforts on new projects and work with teams on sizing features and user stories 

·       Mentor, motivate, drive innovation and develop existing team’s technical capabilities. 

·       Oversight (code review, design review) of development work by multiple development teams

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:  


·       10+ years’ experience in Software Development and strong technical experience with building enterprise scale distributed and cloud or hybrid-cloud applications. 

·       10+ years hands on development experience with JAVA, Python, JavaScript

·       Breadth of experience building integrated experiences using Chatbots, Automation orchestration, ML Models

·       Depth of understanding in AI frameworks utilizing semantic search, orchestration, plugins, LLM Ops

·       Experience with AZURE/AWS using various solutions for developing integrations, API’s, AI/ML applications.

·       Experience with following or similar databases: Oracle, MongoDB, CosmosDB, and experience with BigData tools such as Hive, Hadoop, Hbase, Janus. 

·       Experience creating strategy and process for multi release code management and CI/CD pipeline using tools similar to Subversion, Git, Bamboo, Jenkins, UCD, Nexus, Artifactory

·       Experience instrumenting and using monitoring applications and an understanding of SRE

·       Excellent verbal and written communication skills with focused attention to details, professionalism and time/task management skills, and ability to establish strong relationships. 

·       Prior experience leading development teams as development lead, application architect and/or dev manager

·       Bachelor's degree in computer science, Information Systems, Business Administration, Engineering, or related field 


·       Experience with AzureOpenAI and Azure AI solutions

The salary range for applicants for this position is $136,600 - $182,100.
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!
Equal Employment Opportunity/Disability/Veterans

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MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.
$136,600 - $182,100