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Description and Requirements

Role Value Proposition: 

The Senior Security Engineer is responsible for executing the enterprise-wide strategy for MetLife’s Single Sign on, which includes Identity Access Management, Ping, Azure SSO, Ping one Directory. This hands-on position requires a subject matter expert (SME) with strong collaboration skills to work with cross functional teams to ensure the design of technology solutions complies with MetLife’s information security policies and regulatory obligations.

The Senior Security Engineer must be an adaptable, pragmatic, and positive professional, who is comfortable in delivering clear and concise information at both a technical and managerial level. We are seeking a dynamic individual for this SME role that will execute MetLife’s transformation in digital and mobile space and accelerate customer centricity initiatives.
 Now is an exciting time to be a part of MetLife – start your next career journey with us. In this role you will make an impact by standardizing customer directories, collaborating with business partners on common identities and exploring new technologies for virtual directories.

Position Responsibilities: 

  • Security Engineer is responsible in supporting Ping application onboarding using various protocols OIDC, MFA, web based integration
  • Ability to understand the technical requirements and capture the business requirements from the application teams
  • Strong understanding of the IAM architectural frame work of Ping/SiteMinder.
  • Ability to fine tune the infrastructure, monitoring, problem resolution and identification of root cause.
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues with Splunk monitoring tools and create proactive dashboards/ alerts.
  • Expert in creating scripts for the repetitive tasks/work items.

Required Experience:

  • 7+ years of experience in IAM stack of tools, Ping
  • 5+ years of experience in Ping Federate, Ping Access, Ping Directory
  • 2+ years of scripting skills in PowerShell or other modern scripting language
  • 2+ years of Linux Operating System experience

Preferred Experience:

  • Prior experience with other technologies like Ping
  • 4+ years engineering experience working in an enterprise infrastructure.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field.
  • 4+ years of equivalent work experience required in lieu of degree is acceptable.

If you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at This information will be held in confidence and used only to determine an appropriate accommodation for the application process. 

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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!
Equal Employment Opportunity/Disability/Veterans

If you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at This information will be held in confidence and used only to determine an appropriate accommodation for the application process.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.