Infrastructure Solution Engineering Specialist

Role Value Proposition:
We are searching for a Principal Infrastructure Solutions Engineer that has broad technical knowledge of enterprise class technology covering cybersecurity, networking, web technologies, distributed computing (Mid-range, x86 and cloud), SAN technologies, database and middleware technologies. This candidate should have experience designing, planning for and deploying application hosting and core data center infrastructure in support of large scale, custom developed applications. Successful candidates will create logical infrastructure designs for complex projects that span the multiple infrastructure technologies and will work closely with implementation teams, project managers and stakeholders on a global basis.

Key Responsibilities:
• Lead the infrastructure design and planning for enterprise class, large, complex, cross domain technology projects globally.
• Create or tailor infrastructure reference architectures, design documentation, hardware/software bill of materials (BoMs) and other design or project artifacts.
• Perform infrastructure estimation and capacity planning to ensure data center shared services are sized correctly.
• Liaise with other infrastructure engineering implementation and operations teams to ensure design feasibility and supportability.
• Act in a technical advisory role to ensure that technically optimal decisions are made during project planning and execution.
• Work with the business and other non-technical resources to provide financial guidance and forecasting based on the available technical requirements.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:
• 10+ years IT infrastructure management and support experience
• 7+ years infrastructure solution design experience especially in large distributed environments involving n tier architecture infrastructures, ITIL processes and service delivery.
• 5+ years experience performing capacity planning for physical and virtual application hosting infrastructure
• 5+ years of in depth exposure to at least three of the following: Cybersecurity, Converged Infrastructure (Compute/SAN/Network), Cloud Computing (Azure/Google), Web and Middleware Servers, Application Containers (Docker), Container Orchestration, API Management and Security (IBM DataPower and API-Connect, APIM), Single Sign On (Siteminder, Broadcom VIP & Ping Identity), LDAP, Monitoring and Logging (Splunk, ELK, AppDynamics), and ESB technologies (IBM WMB/IIB or WebMethods)
• 2+ years team leadership, supervisory or other management experience
• Global Enterprise experience
• Excellent infrastructure architecture and engineering documentation skills
• Strong project management skills
• Excellent communications skills (oral & written) and ability to coordinate with various teams for request/task completion, facilitation, and analytical skills, inclusive of written, verbal and listening
• Technical account management or consulting experience
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
• Familiarity with Architecture frameworks - TOGAF, Zachman, etc. and/or knowledge of IT security

5-10% including international possible

Business Category
Global Infrastructure Technology & Operations - Engineering

Number of Openings

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.


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.

We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine's 2021 list of the "World's Most Admired Companies."

MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.

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MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

Requisition #: 120971