Data Scientist

Role Value Proposition:

MetLife Legal Plans is the leading consumer legal service in the United States, providing the best legal services for working families. Through our network of over 17,000 attorneys, members of our legal insurance plans can resolve legal matters that range from buying a new home to adopting a child. You can learn more at

Whether you are making a will after starting a family, negotiating the contract on your dream home, or just want the peace of mind of having our attorneys on your side, we make it easy and affordable to get quality legal help.

About the role

At MetLife Legal Plans, we build technology that makes it easy to solve legal problems. With millions of customers, we rely on data-driven decision making to improve our business. We are looking for a data scientist to join our team and help us organize and analyze our data.

You will work on a nimble, distributed team that is passionate about producing insights that drive real business impact. Our technology is evolving rapidly, so you should be comfortable working in a fast-paced, unstructured environment.

MetLife Legal Plans is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, but our technology team is remote by default, so you can work from anywhere in the United States.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Modeling, report generation and investigative work
  • Building analytics infrastructure
  • Business process optimization
  • Product development
  • Data security

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Profinciency in SQL and relational database modeling fundamentals
  • Expertise in designing effective visualizations

  • Demonstrated professional experience in Tableau, including server administration, server functions, data source creation and maintenance, reporting and dashboard authoring.
  • Experience training and consulting on Tableau techniques and best practices.
  • Expert knowledge of analytical tools such as SAS, R, Matlab, or STATA and scripting languages such as Python and Perl
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences at all levels.
  • Take initiative - work independently



Business Category

US Business - Legal Plans

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, 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.

MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world. Visit us at to learn more about our brand, history, and values.

We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to or call our Employee Relations Department at 1-877-843-3711.

MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to 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.

Requisition #: 117567