30 days old

Manager -Software Development Engineering

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

**Role Value Proposition:**

MetLife is seeking a Manager of Software Development Engineering to join our growing team in Cary, North Carolina. Our teams are building and enhancing software in support of MetLifes leading U.S. based Insurance business for group claims. The Manager of Software Development Engineering manages all activities of a project team staffed with employees and vendors both on and offshore. In this role you will be responsible for overseeing the technical deliverables of your team; including detailed technical design, software development, unit testing, defect remediation, and product deployment ensuring quality standards and business needs are met. In this position you will have the opportunity to put your experience and education to work in an energetic and highly collaborative environment where diverse thought and experiences are valued. You will have the opportunity to serve as mentor for more junior team members helping them learn and grow. The focus of the role will be on claims applications for dental and disability.

**Key Responsibilities:**

+ Oversees project plans, schedules, estimates, resource plans and budget.

+ Monitors project status and results for significant deviations; ensures development of contingency plans and invokes them when necessary.

+ Ensures adherence to quality software development practices and reviews project deliverables.

+ Manages vendor relations to ensure that application delivery expectations are developed, managed, and met.

+ Partners closely with Solutions Delivery and Architecture counterparts to ensure that technology solutions are aligned to standards and business plans.

+ Directs, motivates, and develops staff.

+ Identifies and addresses training and development needs of staff.

+ Works with vendors to develop statements of work, deliverables, and Service Level Agreements.

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

+ Ensure vendor performance and deliverables meet contract specifications.

**Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:**


+ 8+ Years of related work experience.

+ 2+ years of technical leadership / IT line management experience

+ 2+ years of experience managing vendor resources, both on and offshore as part of the delivery team.

+ Bachelors degree required with a major in related field preferred (Computer Science, Engineering, MIS, CIS, etc.)

+ Excellent communication skills oral & written


+ Experience in effectively leading or participating in matrixed, global IT teams.

+ Strong facilitation and team building skills.

+ A background with desktop application development, Java and/or mainframe environments

+ Previous experience aligning resources with demand and delivering to aggressive deadlines without sacrificing quality or cost.

+ Demonstrated ability to establish relationships and build rapport in order to influence colleagues at all levels, uncover business issues and identify needs.

+ Expertise to present and communicate concisely and clearly with all levels of business, technical and executive audiences.

+ Experience with Agile development methodology



**Business Category**

_Group Technology - Claims_

**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.**


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