- Lead cross functional team initiatives to continuously refine technical processes for improved reliability, repeatability and security.
- Provide leadership / guidance to identify system improvement efforts that increase application stability.
- Collaborate with broader organization to identify opportunities and solve operational problems using innovative tools/processes.
- Promote continuous improvement to maximize organizational productivity.
- Leverage technical experience and metrics to influence the implementation of identified improvements.
- Plan, collaborate, and coordinate with technology and business teams to improve service levels and lower costs.
- Advise team on operational values, practices and processes.
- Promote a DevOps culture, including building relationships with other technical and business teams.
- Self-motivated and able to lead/drive things independently with the willingness to learn and implement new technologies as needed.
Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field
- 8+ years’ experience in Application Development or Maintenance
- Background in using application performance monitoring tools (such as AppDynamics or Splunk) to identify recurring patterns of reliability and performance issues and provide proactive tuning recommendations for fixing them
- Experience working in an Agile Development environment and using Agile practices, such as Scrum and Kanban
- Experience with any relational database management system (SQL Server, DB2, Oracle) and ability to analyze operational data.
- Excellent technical knowledge and background
- Strong influencing and negotiation skills
- Strong verbal & written communication skills
- Strong presentation skills
- Proven ability to build and maintain strong relationship with stakeholders
- Strong interpersonal skills and international cultural awareness
- Cybersecurity experience
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Ability to collaborate and openly communicate cross-functionally, particularly with development teams
- Cloud, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, Containers
- Experience in Scripting languages
- Working knowledge of the ITIL framework & Lean Six Sigma
- Working knowledge of DevOps principles
- Experience working with offshore teams and vendor partner
- Service Now and Jira Experience
- Finance/Insurance industry experience
- Bilingual (Spanish/English/Japanese), is a plus
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.”
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Requisition #: 110469
Department: Information Technology
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