Senior Data Engineer

Role Value Proposition:
The Senior Data Engineer performs a critical role in designing, developing and delivering solutions for MetLife's reporting data repositories, in alignment with MetLife's Enterprise Data Management Strategy. The Senior Data Engineer supports evaluation and selection of existing (or creation of new) best practices, design patterns, architecture and frameworks suitable to successfully develop and deliver large and/or complex programs and projects. The Senior Data Engineer will work with on-site and offshore development teams, engage participants, generate artifacts, solicit feedback, communicate and drive collaboration with key stakeholders and business leaders across the Strategy, Delivery, Enterprise Architecture, QA and other organizations across MetLife's Global Technology and Operations (GTO) and Lines of Business (LOBs).

Key Responsibilities:
  • The Data Engineer, Data & Analytics is responsible for the development and optimization of key data Core Assets platforms used by the MetLife for customer/partner reporting. This position is an engineering and technology-focused role requiring experience working in a matrix driven organization across multiple platforms using a variety of process, engineering and operational methodologies.
  • Responsibilities include requirements analysis, design, development and integration leveraging Enterprise platforms and architectures. The candidate serves as a technical expert to the project team and must demonstrate knowledge of relational databases, Big Data technologies, data warehouse implementation processes, ETL, data quality, and web-based applications, along with data governance, data profiling and data lineage.
  • Responsible for technical design and development, aligns technical solutions with ‎business strategy and requirements and enterprise standards, and ensures that technical deliverables are ‎on track
  • Has deep understanding of business-data relationships, modeling data and creating data mappings
  • Develops functional knowledge and subject matter expertise required to execute as a technical lead. Provides technical leadership for architecting and maintaining resilient and scalable solutions.
  • Experience in analyzing issues holistically, from the application tier through the database, down to storage
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement, optimization and innovation, leveraging best practices

Required Business Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelors' Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in leading, architecting, designing an enterprise data warehouse and application development using advance Informatica ETL and MDM, Big Data technologies, DB2 UDB and other enterprise RDBMS
  • Knowledge of Data Warehousing, Data Modeling (Dimensional / Star Schema / Snow-Flake Modeling) and experience working with Normalization and De-Normalization techniques for both OLTP and OLAP systems
  • Proven ability and experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization
  • Experience with test-driven development, metadata driven ETL framework, CI/CD service pipelines in Agile environment, building reusable artifacts & frameworks

  • Previous experience in insurance, financial services or management consulting organizations
  • Experience with web-based applications and application frameworks, with the .NET framework

Business Category
Data and Analytics

Number of Openings

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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 help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $659.6 billion of total assets under management as of December 31, 2020. We are ranked #48 on the Fortune 500 list for 2020. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies.

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Requisition #: 117156