Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Cary


Job Location: Cary, NC

Role Value Proposition:

MetLife's Global Information Technology Organization (GITO) is growing and requires a Senior Storage Engineer to lead, innovate, and build upon the large storage infrastructure portfolio. The successful candidate will effectively contribute to a diverse team of IT professionals to plan, direct, and coordinate the allocation, maintenance, design, installation, and connectivity of a large EMC based storage infrastructure (~14 PB). As a storage team member, they will lead efforts to drive efficiency, standards, and automation into the environment while utilizing innovative methods to enable robust services and ensure stable operations of the Global IT storage infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities:

- The primary focus of this role is maintenance and support of EMC storage technologies such as VMAX3, VMAX3AFA PowerMax, Isilon, ECS, XtremeIO, SnapVX, AppSynch, TimeFinder, SRDF, Celerra, Unisphere and Cisco/Brocade storage directors.

- The secondary focus of this role is in the EMC data protection technologies such as Networker, DataDomain, Avamar, and Data Protection Advisor. Integration of non-EMC technologies used in the environment; Zerto, Aptare, and virtual instruments.

- Design and architecture of Converged and Hyper Converged infrastructure; participate in the business and financial process in acquisition of global enterprise storage solutions

- Leverage extensive technical knowledge within multiple areas (technical, business, applications, etc.) in support of global storage infrastructure management activities.

- Participates in incident analysis and provides root cause updates to management; leads the analysis and resolution of reoccurring incidents, implements and provides proactive monitoring/analysis to help prevent problems before they occur.

- Provide tier four support to internal and vendor solutions and collaborates on automation and process improvements.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


- 6+ years of progressive work experience in enterprise infrastructure, with mix of knowledge in server OS” (including Linux/Unix), virtualization (VMWare), data protection, storage & related technologies.

- Strong communication and relationship management skills- ability to collaborate effectively and transparently and work as part of a team.

- Proven experience in designing, maintaining and managing enterprise storage and backup systems or similar (virtualization / server OS / data protection)

- Strong consulting skills with an ability to work closely with stakeholders to go beyond “what” they require and focus on “why” such that expectations are met;ability to influence at all levels without formal authority.

- 4+ years of direct experience identifying and managing infrastructure currency and technical debt.

- Experience with planning and executing multi-site or global storage infrastructure re-platforming projects.


- Proven experience managing multi-site environments across a global footprint.

- Experience working with third party resources on large projects, ideally in a matrixed environment.

- Skills with scripting and/or automation technologies.

- Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Mathematics, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, and/or related field and/or relevant industry certifications

Business Category

Global Technology and Operations – Foundational Engineering

Number of Openings


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 #:108927