The hackathon will involve a search for roles such as infrastructure engineers, solutions architects, scrum masters, and full stack engineers.

MetLife, a financial services company, has announced a virtual hackathon in Kuala Lumpur taking place this October.

The Hack4Job Coding Challenge – Kuala Lumpur, to be held from14 to 16 October, will involve teams across the world in a "race to build innovative solutions and win prizes," the company said. At the end of the hackathon, qualifying participants will be invited to interview for a range of software development and cloud engineering roles in MetLife and its affiliates.

According to the announcement, MetLife is targeting "dozens of roles", including infrastructure engineers, solutions architects, scrum masters, and full stack engineers, as part of a broader push into Malaysia and the Asian region.

"We’re excited to meet the best and brightest technologists at the hackathon and help them find opportunities at MetLife," Siew Choo Soh, MetLife’s Asia Chief Information Officer, commented.


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