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Description and Requirements

Role Value Proposition: 

MetLife is a leader in providing insurance and protection products to customers around the globe. MetLife has undertaken a digital transformation journey to deliver innovative and industry-leading digital solutions, employing innovative cloud and engineering technologies, and agile development practices. 
As Senior Identity Engineer you will be a critical member of Identity and Access Technologies embedded in Global Security. 

You will have the opportunity to implement innovative identity solutions using modern authentication and cloud based IDP technologies. 
While based in the US, this role focuses on partnering with our internal and external identity technology partners in EMEA. 30% US team interaction and 70% EMEA. Hours are aligned to US EST with an optional opportunity to shift slightly towards UK time. 


Key Responsibilities: 

·         Implement modern authentication for internal and external SSO applications

·         Key lead for transition of EMEA app SSO on-boarding

·         Provide leadership in tier 3 troubleshooting

·         Forecast work effort for application teams with respect to OIDC, agent or proxy based integrations

·         Educate developers on authentication integration

·         Monitor and keep the IAM platforms in compliance and current

·         Proactively identify technical and procedural areas of concern and proposes pragmatic solutions

·         Move projects towards architecture North Star

·         Domain expertise in Application/User Security and Cloud Technologies/Architectures. 


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


·         Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline (Computer Science, Information Technology, Math or other engineering equivalent)

·         5+ years of experience with security architecture including hands-on knowledge of SAML 2.0, oAuth, OpenID Connect, SSO, Multi-Factor Authentication, cloud security, etc.

·         5+ years of application on-boarding and migration

·         Knowledge and hands-on experience with at least one of: Ping Identity, SiteMinder, ForgeRock

·         IDaaS, Web Application Management, and API security experience are necessary

·         Good verbal and written communication skills with focused attention to detail, as well as demonstrated professionalism and time/task management skills


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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