At MetLife, we’re a purpose-driven company that helps our customers build a more confident future.
Cary, NC, USA

Senior DevOps Automation Engineer

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Description and Requirements
Role Value Proposition:
At MetLife, we are passionate about harnessing the power of automation and DevOps practices to drive innovation, efficiency, and reliability in our operations. We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced DevOps Automation Engineer to join our dynamic team and play a key role in shaping the future of our automation capabilities. Collaboration with cross-functional teams will be a cornerstone of this role.
Key Responsibilities:

  • This is a Senior position that requires strong leadership, self-initiative and drive, and deep technical acumen to lead and deliver on critical projects and meet commitments.
  • Design, implement, and maintain automation solutions to streamline deployment, configuration, and management of infrastructure and applications.
  • Develop and maintain CI/CD pipelines using tools such as Ansible, Azure DevOps, and other automation frameworks.
  • Implement and manage the Ansible automation platform for configuration management, orchestration, and application deployment.
  • Design and implement automated server deployment pipelines to provision, configure, and manage servers efficiently.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand automation requirements and develop scalable solutions to meet business needs.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to automation, deployments, and infrastructure performance.
  • Stay current with industry trends and best practices in DevOps, and automation technologies.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Information Technology, or related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Proven experience as a Senior DevOps Automation Engineer or related role.
  • Strong proficiency in Ansible for configuration management and automation.
  • Experience designing and implementing CI/CD pipelines using Azure DevOps or similar tools.
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Python, Bash, or PowerShell.
  • Familiarity with version control systems, preferably Git.
  • Solid understanding of cloud technologies, preferably Microsoft Azure.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot complex technical issues and drive resolution.


  • 5+ years of overall experience in DevOps automation.
  • Knowledge of monitoring and logging solutions such as Elastic, and Grafana.
  • Familiarity with agile methodologies and practices.
  • Certification in DevOps or cloud platforms (e.g., AWS Certified DevOps Engineer, Azure DevOps Engineer Expert).
  • Experience with infrastructure automation tools like Terraform.

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.
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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What are MetLife Perks + Benefits

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
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
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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