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Data Specialist- Internal Investigations

Date Posted: Sep 25, 2021

Location: Bridgewater, NJ, US, 8807 Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

The Corporate Special Investigations Unit has global responsibility for MetLife's Anti-Fraud Program. Primary global functional responsibilities include internal fraud investigations, development and oversight of fraud awareness and prevention training and reporting of fraud information to internal and external stakeholders, including industry regulators.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and identify potential fraud trends and schemes through data analysis and data-mining.
  • Supports SIU staff by generating ad-hoc data reports. Extract and convert data from various data sources to specifications as needed.
  • Assists and provide data reports according to specifications in response to requests for information from internal sources.
  • Maintain the SIU case tracking and allegation databases. 
  • Assist senior SIU personnel in developing high profile investigations through data collection and interpretation, transaction testing, and communications with appropriate individuals.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Advanced knowledge of data mining techniques to support internal investigations and data driven reviews.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills including Excel and Access, VBA programming a plus.
  • Experience with tools such as; SQL, Python, HTML
  • Experience with data visualization / business intelligence tools (including, but not limited to; ACL, Qlik, Microsoft Power BI, DOMO, Alteryx).
  • Ability to explain technical solutions to technical and non-technical teams.
  • Track record of seizing opportunities and driving results.
  • At least seven years of experience in the areas of proactive fraud detection, risk management, testing and monitoring, and management reporting.   
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to establish credibility, create partnerships, and build relationships at all levels. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to deliver effective presentations to all audiences.





Business Category

Corporate Special Investigations Unit


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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.