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IT, Systems Engineering Group, Principal Full Stack Engineer, GG12-13

Metlife Tokyo, Japan
Posted 24 days ago Permanent Competitive
IT, Systems Engineering Group, Principal Full Stack Engineer, GG12-13
Job Summary

End to end accountable for front to back-end development within a defined system independently, possessing a complete technology stack, process capabilities, and agile modern ways of working. Design, develop and implement solutions, based on a set of standards and processes which establish consistency across the enterprise data, reduce risk, and promote efficiencies in support of the organization's goals and objectives.

  • Leads the creation of architectural specifications, ensuring feasibility, functionality, and integration with existing systems/platforms. Works towards enabling self service capabilities for business partners.
  • Leads the collection and documentation of user requirements as well as the development of user stories and estimates into technology solutions in collaboration with Product Manager
  • Leads the technical design and development of applications using existing and emerging technology platforms. Partner with Product Manager in planning. Responsible for front & back-end development. Responsible for ensuring disaster recovery, privacy and security are aligned to enable application/platform stability.
  • Responsible for peer reviews of product designs and related code for value streams/products. Ensures code meets best practice guidelines set by application/platform vendor. Ensures vendor applications/platforms are current on security and privacy mandates set by the MetLife security teams.
  • Responsible for investigation and resolution of escalated production management incidents, problems, and service requests. Communicates with Product Manager of status
  • Identifies and implements operating efficiency solutions for product portfolio. Responsible for platform currency.
  • Influences business with emerging technology trends and capabilities that align to Product portfolio.
  • "Directs multiple product teams in the development and maintenance of an E2E IT solution. Overseeing Solution Architecture and/or Product/Application Architecture.
  • Implementation of technology roadmap.
  • Responsible for setting, prioritizing, and accepting the work generated by multiple Agile teams in order to ensure the platform meets the defined goals and vision.
  • Technical leader, responsible for guiding the team to make solid technical decisions to meet the product capability needs aligned to the customer.
  • Enables teams to remove barriers and resolve conflicts so that the team can move forward in development. Implements audit controls, application security best practice and architecture designs that address currency, to plan through potential risks associated with product and/or processes.


Collaboration: Willingness to work with others to find solutions to problems, create or produce something. This includes recognizing others strengths and weaknesses, taking responsibility for mistakes, giving credit for others contributions and listening to other members concerns.

Communication/Presentation: Ability to express oneself to provide information to others effectively, recognizing that communication is more than just language - it includes tone, style and structure. Knowledge of and ability to effectively navigate formal and informal communication and decision-making channels.

Agile Practices: Discovering requirements and developing business valued solutions through the collaborative effort of self-organizing and cross-functional teams and their customer/end user.

DevSecOps, CI/CD: Responsibility for security, ensuring it is fully integrated into every stage of the development journey, continually delivering security throughout the software development process. Knowledge of continuous integration and continue delivery practices.

Collaboration Tools: Work with applicable collaboration tools that drive an E2E delivery of product through persistent teams

Product/Business/Industry Knowledge: Knowledge, insight, and understanding of industry, business products, tools, and processes that are needed for making sound decisions in the context of the company's business; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.

Customer Experience: Understanding how a customer interacts with the product over the course of the relationship.

Application Design/Architecture: Knowledge of and experience with activities, tools and techniques for converting business requirements and logical models into a technical application design.

Cloud Native Technologies: Knowledge of and experience with the concept of building and running applications to take advantage of the distributed computing offered by the cloud delivery model

Applicable Development Language : Ability to design and write programs for a variety of applications and platforms in the language appropriate to the need, includes front-end and back end development languages

Database Development tools: Knowledge of tools and facilities for developing and populating application databases.

Secure design and coding practices: Knowledge and ability to apply secure coding standards used to prevent security vulnerabilities. Proactively detect and eliminate errors that could compromise software security.

Writing & executing automated tests: Knowledge of activities, tasks, tools and techniques for automating testing applications to ensure adherence to functional and quality requirements.

Application operations/monitoring: Knowledge and ability to measure application performance, availability and user experience and using this data to identify and resolve application issues before they impact customers.

Design with "Feature Flags": Ability to develop code in a set of patterns which can help a team to deliver new functionality to users rapidly but safely

Technology Stack & Other Requirements
  • ReactJS
  • Java & SpringBoot
  • Azure Cloud Native Services & Azure DevOps
  • Testing Tools like Selenium, Aplitools, etc...
  • Rest APIs/Microservices architecture & security patterns
  • Japanese language
  • Scrum knowledge
  • Project management skills
  • Vendor Management
  • Incident and release management
  • Automated Testing

English: Advanced

Japanese: Intermediate
Job ID  135274
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