Information Systems Specialist
MetLife - Greenwood Village, CO

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Job Location

Denver, CO

Virtual Location

Job Description

This position will be responsible for providing technical oversight and management of all mainframe applications in the Annuities & Investments space. The mainframe environment is comprised of 9 applications which are mission critical from an Annuity & Investment business perspective.

Principal Accountabilities of Position:
Responsible for detailed technical design and development of applications using existing and emerging technology platforms.

Review, analyze, and modify programming systems and evaluate current processes and tools with recommendations to streamline and innovate. Communicate concisely and clearly with all levels of technical, vendor and executive audiences.

Partner and interact with business customers to understand their needs, priorities and work flow to drive designs that exceed expectations for reliability, performance and functionality.

No formal supervisory responsibilities, but requires ability to lead and motivate project team members that are not direct reports, as well as providing work direction to lower-level staff members.

Job Requirements

12+ years of IT experience in total or combo of Engineering, Application Development, Architecture, Risk Management, and Software Development Life Cycle.

Experience in working effectively in matrixed IT teams

Proficient written and oral communication skills.
Able to effectively translate technical terms to layman terms, as well as strong facilitation skills.

Experience Required

12+ years of IT experience concentrated in any of the following areas: Engineering, Application Development, Architecture, Risk Management, and Software Development Life Cycle.

Education Required

MS & BS degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering

Business Category

Global Technology & Operations

Job Category
Information Technology

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Equal Employment Opportunity
MetLife is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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About MetLife
What you probably know about MetLife is that we are one of the world's largest insurance providers, with over 90 million customers in 60 countries. What you may not know is that while we have global scale, we're also surprisingly nimble. So nimble that in three months our Global Technology & Operations group developed and implemented a new MongoDB/NoSQL application that aggregates data across 70 legacy systems, storing 24 terabytes of data and handling 45 million agreements with 140 million transactions. It's like being at a start-up, only with resources to make sure everything is done right. Our work spans the spectrum – from front- end HTML5/CSS3 UIs to highly-scalable cloud-ready applications to big-data predictive analytics – and everything in between. We're looking for people to help us transform the customer experience in a collaborative environment and a culture of creativity. So, if you like being challenged and using cutting–edge technologies to create breakthrough solutions, with enough resources behind you to help you succeed, then this is the place for you.

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