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Director Solutions Engineering

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Date Posted: May 5, 2022

Location(s): Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

The Director of Solutions Engineering is a critical role within the Data & Analytics (DNA) organization, positioned at the intersection of MetLife’s data strategy and the overall enterprise and business strategies.  The increased velocity of today’s dynamic markets requires both agility and focus.  Business strategies evolve over time and often include new efforts to compete/differentiate in market.  This position will work to ensure tight interlock between evolving business strategies supporting the different products which MetLife offers and the enterprise data strategy, to ensure that we can maximize the value of our data assets to measure, promote and enhance our efforts.  This role will work closely with the different product teams and the entirety of the DNA organization to plan and execute against data roadmaps, explore new possibilities, and accelerate a data-driven culture. 


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Responsible for the development of line level data strategies integrated with the business’s product strategy
  • Work with business partners and DnA leads to agree on data requirements, ensure requirements are clearly communicated and validate DnA design and delivery meet those requirements
  • Participate in delivering data roadmaps supporting product strategy
  • Oversee overall delivery of the data solution and work with portfolio leads to communicate progress and ensure we execute against business objectives
  • Coordinate data solutions to improve the product offering and claims experience
  • Engage with customers to understand needs and requirements, then communicate those needs and requirements across Data & Analytics (DNA) organization
  • Portfolio and demand management responsibilities to ensure priorities are appropriately set and teams are engaged to deliver committed data and analytics capabilities
  • Work directly with DNA leaders to prioritize the backlog and ensure design and delivery of innovative DNA solutions
  • Enhance data acumen and acceptance within lines of business, leading to the creation of self-service functions including but not limited to Business Intelligence, Analytics

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:



  • 7+ years’ experience and knowledge in operations, data administration, process engineering, operational data workflows, data management and quality, governance
  • Senior technical product manager with a track record of creating innovative Data and Business Intelligence solutions
  • Proven ability to navigate complex stakeholders across all levels of the organization and cultivate strong partnerships
  • Thought leadership skills and experience in translating greenfield ideas into productionized solutions


  • Experience in delivering transformational programs in the insurance industry
  • Advanced ability to communicate complex topics clearly and succinctly, both verbally and visually, to senior management
  • Successful data strategy/culture transformation in a large enterprise
  • Proficiency working in Agile Delivery Model using MS Azure DevOps




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 $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.



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.



Requisition #: 125373


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