MetLife
At MetLife, we’re a purpose-driven company that helps our customers build a more confident future.
United States
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Lead Mainframe SRE - Platform Architecture

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Employer Provided Salary: 110,000-155,000 Annually
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Description and Requirements
Role Value Proposition:
We are looking for a Mainframe SRE who can design, and implement modern HA, DR, and Cyber capabilities, and maintain the platform architecture for our Mainframe systems.
You will be responsible for ensuring the reliability, performance, security, and scalability of our Mainframe infrastructure and applications. You will work closely with other SREs, developers, and business stakeholders to deliver solutions that meet our customers' needs and expectations.
Key Responsibilities

  • Design and implement a modern platform architecture for our Mainframe systems, including hardware, software, network, storage, and security components.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot the Mainframe systems and applications, using tools such as Mainview and a modern telemetry data lake.
  • Perform root cause analysis and incident response for Mainframe issues.
  • Optimize the Mainframe systems and applications, using techniques such as automation, performance tuning, and capacity planning.
  • Collaborate with other SREs, developers, and business stakeholders to ensure the alignment of the Mainframe platform architecture with the business objectives and requirements.
  • Keep up to date with the latest trends and technologies in the Mainframe domain and propose improvements and innovations.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:
Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Engineering, or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • At least 5 years of experience in Mainframe engineering, administration, or operations,
  • Expert knowledge of Mainframe platform architecture, including hardware, software, network, storage, and security components.
  • Expertise with GDPS, GM (Global Mirror), and MGM (Metro/ Global Mirror), Fail and stay (flex capacity), Cyber resilience, and Safeguarded copy.
  • Experience in Mainframe SRE, DevOps methodologies, and tools, such as zCX, UCD, zSecure, QRadar, OpenShift, and Java.
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


Preferred:

  • Proficient in Mainframe technologies, such as z/OS, CICS, DB2, MQ, IMS, RACF, JCL, COBOL, and Assembler.


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.
The salary range for applicants for this position is $110,000 - $155,000.
Benefits We Offer
Our U.S. benefits address holistic well-being with programs for physical and mental health, financial wellness, and support for families. We offer a comprehensive health plan that includes medical/prescription drug and vision, dental insurance, and no-cost short- and long-term disability. We also provide company-paid life insurance and legal services, a retirement pension funded entirely by MetLife and 401(k) with employer matching, group discounts on voluntary insurance products including auto and home, pet, critical illness, hospital indemnity, and accident insurance, as well as Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and digital mental health programs, parental leave, volunteer time off, tuition assistance and much more!
About MetLife
Recognized on Fortune magazine's list of the 2023 "World's Most Admired Companies" as well as the 2023 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For ®, 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 individual and institutional customers. With operations in more than 40 markets, we hold leading positions in the United States, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.
Our purpose is simple - to help our colleagues, customers, communities, and the world at large create a more confident future. United by purpose and guided by empathy, we're inspired to transform the next century in financial services. At MetLife, it's #AllTogetherPossible . Join us!
Equal Employment Opportunity/Disability/Veterans
If you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at [email protected]. This information will be held in confidence and used only to determine an appropriate accommodation for the application process.
MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.
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Candidate Location Eligibility:
Albuquerque, NM
Ann Arbor, MI
Atlanta, GA
Austin, TX
Baltimore, MD
Baton Rouge, LA
Birmingham, AL
Boise, ID
Boston, MA
Buffalo, NY
Charleston, SC
Charlotte, NC
Chicago, IL
Cincinnati, OH
Cleveland, OH
Colorado, CO
Columbus, OH
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
Dayton, OH
Des Moines, IA
Detroit, MI
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR
Greensboro, NC
Hampton Roads, VA
Hartford, CT
Houston, TX
Huntsville, AL
Indianapolis, IN
Jacksonville, FL
Kansas City, MO
Las Vegas, NV
Lexington, KY
Lincoln, NE
Little Rock, AR
Los Angeles, CA
Louisville, KY
Madison, WI
Memphis, TN
Miami, FL
Milwaukee, WI
Minneapolis–Saint Paul, MN
Nashville, TN
New Orleans, LA
New York City, NY
Ogden, UT
Oklahoma City, OK
Omaha, NE
Orlando, FL
Other US Location
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
Pensacola, FL
Peoria, IL
Philadelphia, PA
Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
Pittsburgh, PA
Portland, ME
Portland, OR
Providence, RI
Provo, UT
Raleigh-Durham, NC
Reno, NV
Richmond, VA
Rochester, NY
Sacramento, CA
Salt Lake City, UT
San Antonio, TX
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
San Luis Obispo, CA
Santa Cruz, CA
Seattle, WA
Spokane, WA
St. Louis, MO
Tallahassee, FL
Tampa Bay, FL
Tucson, AZ
Tulsa, OK
Washington DC
Wichita, KS
Wilmington, NC

What are MetLife Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Hybrid work model
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Our employee-led networks support families; LGBTQ+; diverse abilities; veterans; multiculturalism; generations; women; Black professionals, Latino professionals and Pan Asian professionals.
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
In addition, employees who work at least 1,000 hours in a 12-month period become eligible to participate in the Retirement Plan after their first year of employment and after they have reached age 21.
401(K) matching
Company equity
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Floating holidays
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available

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