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Product Owner - Case Setup System Team

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Date Posted: Nov 25, 2022

Location(s): Bridgewater, NJ, US, 8807 Aurora, IL, US, 60504 Oriskany, NY, US, 13424

Company: MetLife

The Product Owner (PO) is responsible for maximizing the value of the product resulting from work of the Case Setup and Admin System Team.  Individuals in this role are responsible for delivering on test planning and execution expectations, guiding grooming and building of Acceptance Criteria for Features and Epics by system team members, confirming environment management planning ensures availability and collision avoidance, ensuring appropriate test data management strategies are in place and prioritizing the work and focus to streamline execution activities through manual and automated approaches.  You provide complete visibility into progress to plan, obstacles, and prioritization of work and ensure it is sequenced correctly.  You create shared understanding and clarity to increase confidence in a quality solution delivery and provide the team with a clear view of their responsibilities.


This is a critical role with significant accountability to build and manage relationships and responsibilities across  the agile teams and within the team.  POs work closely with the Scrum Master, Product Management, Customers, Business Owners, team members and other stakeholders to create viable and sustainable plans, and constantly seek feedback from multiple stakeholders incorporating into the plans.


POs share accountability with Product Managers for delivery outcomes and make decisions to solve product related problems.  You lead the creation and alignment of business scenarios and supporting details for product feature testing, so they are clearly understood by the agile teams. 


POs are effective at holding the team accountable to deliver outcomes by:  working with others to actively explore solution options, ensuring decisions are taken by those with accountability for delivering outcomes, and dedicating their effort to delivering value, that meet the needs of MetLife’s customers and our business goals. 


Knowledge/Skills/Competencies  - Desired:

Strong knowledge of the supported business functions, systems, and processes.

Highly interactive along with good analytical capabilities to evaluate results

Knowledge of SAFe Agile Development Model along with experience in testing role and tasks

Knowledge of Azure, Jira or similar requirements tools

Knowledge of Quality Center, qTest or similar test management tools.

Possess strong knowledge of Microsoft tools (Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook).




Salary Grade

12 M


Contact Information

Bernadette Jones



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. 


The role is eligible for incentive compensation under the MetLife Annual Variable Incentive Plan ("AVIP").  Your eligibility for and award of incentives are governed by the terms of the plan. MetLife offers a comprehensive benefits program that includes Medical, Dental, Life, Vision plus Retirement benefits and Paid Time Off.



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 $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. 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. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine’s 2021 list of the “World’s Most Admired 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.


The wage range for applicants for this position is $98,600-$120,000. This role is also eligible for annual short-term incentive compensation. MetLife offers a comprehensive benefits program, including healthcare benefits, life insurance, retirement benefits, parental leave, legal plan services and paid time off. All incentives and benefits are subject to the applicable plan terms.


We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.


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.