17 days old

Manager - Application Platform Engineering

Cary, NC
**Job Location:** Cary, NC

**Role Value Proposition:**

The Manager Application Platform Engineering position is responsible for managing a team of engineers providing solution design and support for the MetLife PeopleSoft implementation. This role provides day-to-day supervision of employees and contract resources as well as driving improvement, stability, and efficiency into the application infrastructure. The Manager effectively collaborates across multi-disciplinary teams in the organization to ensure delivery of key strategic initiatives while managing and coordinating team resources for optimal effectiveness and efficiency.

**Key Responsibilities:**

+ Full people management responsibilities, including hiring, firing, promotions, performance and compensation management, and training and development.

+ Interact with senior leadership and all levels of management requiring strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with the target audience. Collaborates with the business and IT teams to plan the coordination and execution of application upgrades and / or re-implementation. Drives roadmap discussions with customers.

+ Manages multiple projects and matrixed resources to avoid timeline and project collisions.

+ Responsible for resource estimates and management oversight of projects.

+ Partner with the Capacity Management, Production Management, Application Development Teams and the Business to ensure customer expectations are maintained and exceeded.

**Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:**


+ Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with the target audience.

+ Minimum 3 years team lead, supervisory or management experience.

+ 10+ years of experience in IT with 5+ years in application related technologies.


+ Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline

+ Experience with ERP and Financial systems including PeopleSoft, Hyperion, OBIEE, and Frontier

**Business Category**

_Global Technology - Engineering_

**Number of Openings**


**At MetLife, were leading the global transformation of an industry weve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, were 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.

**For immediate consideration, click the Apply Now button. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.**

Requisition #: 85323


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