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Cary NC Full Time Posted: Thursday, 13 June 2019
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Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary

Role Value Proposition:

The Lead Engineer- Linux provides technical expertise in research, evaluation, engineering design and delivery of virtualized and bare-metal hosting solutions in MetLife's x86 environment. This person will be a critical team member on innovative technology projects and responsible driving innovative technology according to the team roadmap and strategy. A key to success in this role is building strong partnerships spanning Networking, Compute, Storage, Application, and Automation/Orchestration teams. This role delivers the ability for MetLife to implement complex infrastructure solutions under a consistent global strategy with a strong understanding of the applications hosted in these environments.

Key Responsibilities:

  • This is a Lead position which requires strong leadership, self-initiative and drive, and deep technical acumen to lead and deliver on critical projects and meet commitments.
  • Establishes, communicates and drives a unified global technology standards, roadmap and technical solutions
  • Participates in the selection, design, development and implementation of converged and hyper-converged technologies and their respective eco-system (monitoring, automation, orchestration, service management) components
  • Owns process, structure, and best practices for the deployment and operational readiness of key technologies including hypervisor based tools, automation capabilities, and new product introductions
  • Participates in L4 situations and Root Cause analysis in collaboration with Operations teams

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 10+ years of related work experience with Linux or Unix OS and related components
  • 8+ years of Scripting - Bash, Python, Yaml, etc - for task execution as well as automated solutions
  • Strong self-initiative to lead major projects related the RHEL environment
  • Experience as Technical Lead, providing technical guidance and oversight of the Linux engineering team
  • Experience driving the technical direction of the platform to improve efficiency and leverage emerging tools/technologies


  • RHEL OS and Satellite
  • Ansible core/Tower, Playbook creation
  • Source control (Bitbucket)
  • Experience with other Red Hat technologies - Idm, GFS, HA
  • Understanding of related technologies such as SAN storage, replication, disaster recovery and converged infrastructure.
  • Experience in working closely with Procurement/Vendor Management teams on purchases and acquisitions

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 is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on 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.

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Requisition #: 108169

Cary NC, United States of America
6/13/2019 8:46:14 AM

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