MetLife Investments IT is looking for a Lead Full Stack Software Engineer specialized in investment management Front Office and Middle Office system development. The candidate must demonstrate strong technical skills in enabling both privates and public asset sectors. The candidate is expected to have strong tracking record of leading technical design and development of cross functional, multiplatform application systems to solve complex investment management business problems.
Leads the technical design/development/integration of solutions using existing and emerging technology platforms. Responsible for front & back-end development in Investment Front Office and Middle systems for Public Fixed Income and Privates Capital asset class domains.
As a senior technologist on the product team, Leads the collection and documentation of user requirements as well as the development of user stories and estimates into technology solutions in collaboration with Product Owner
Influences business and IT leadership with emerging technology trends and capabilities that align to investment management FO/MO system portfolios.
Responsible for peer reviews of product designs and related code for value streams/products. Ensures code meets best practice guidelines set by application/platform vendor.
Ensures vendor applications/platforms are current on security and privacy mandates set by the MetLife security teams.
End-to-End responsibility of system availability and data availability to support business growth. Provide technology leadership and oversight for investigation and resolution of escalated production management incidents, problems, and service requests.
Identifies and implements operating efficiency solutions for product portfolio. Responsible for platform technology currency.
Responsible for ensuring disaster recovery, privacy and security are aligned to enable application/platform stability.
Offers technology thought leadership. Mentors technical staff. May lead a matrixed technical team
Required experience and key competencies
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related fields
10+ relevant years of work experience in investment management technologies
5+ yrs of hands on experience working with Public Fixed Income (e.g. Corporates, Govts, MBS, ABS, CMO etc) and/or Private Capital (e.g. Private Credit, Residential Whole Loans etc) Front / Middle Office Technologies
Deep understanding of investment management FO/MO business processes and asset classes
Demonstrated experience in investment management platforms such as BlackRock Aladdin, Allvue or the like
Must have solid experience working with SAFe / Agile Delivery Model, DevSecOps and CI/CD pipelines, test automation technologies
Subject Matter Expert in .Net and/or Java technology suites, and SME in various Database technology, preferably SQL/Server and NoSQL
Experience in Cloud Computing including migration from on prem to Cloud, inclusive of several of the following: Azure Data Lakes, Synapse, Azure ML, and serverless, are a plus
Excellent analytical skills w/ ability to solve complex problems.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as facilitation/influence skills, and ability to mentor junior developers
Highly motivated and thrive in an environment where problems are open-ended.
Excited about technology, have a strong interest in learning and playing with the latest technologies
Customer Service Orientation and strong teamwork
SAFe, Agile, and Technical Certifications in area of expertise, are a plus
Life, 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.
Requisition #: 124877
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.
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