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Lead Business Systems Analyst

Date Posted: May 3, 2021

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Position: Lead Business Systems Analyst


Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary

Role Value Proposition:      

As a primary subject matter expert (SME) liaison between business users and the IT project team, gather, review, analyze, and evaluate user needs. Participate in fit/gap analysis of functional requirements and work with Project Managers to ensure compliance with the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Provide estimates for Business Systems Analysts work efforts on new projects and for on-going forecasting. Facilitate functional requirements walkthroughs and respond to test team ambiguity review questions. Follow approved SDLC and project management methodology, ensuring that all required steps are followed, required deliverables are produced, and all approvals are attained.

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Bachelor's degree in computer science or electronics engineering (willing to accept foreign education equivalent) plus six (6) years of experience leading and driving changes, including Agile methodology adoption and use case requirement development. Specific skills/other requirements (quantitative experience requirement not applicable to this section unless otherwise stated) -- must possess the following: reviewing test cases to lead functional documentation design, applying knowledge of mainframe systems, COBOL, CICS, JCL, DB2 queries, VSAM file structure and File Aid (6 years); facilitating functional requirements walkthroughs for insurance industry products, including pensions, income annuities, structured settlements in retirement, and income solutions (6 years); leading performance testing using JMeter and other tools to assess maximum production load for client's application; performing security testing using QTP, Selenium-TestNG, JIRA, QC, AQT, and Veracode to ensure that application security is not compromised in production; conducting behavior-driven and test-driven development in Agile or Scrum methodology (3 years); and leading IT project management.

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Business Category

Global Technology & Operations


Number of Openings



Contact Information

Submit resume to Ashley Lonsinger


Hiring Manager

Kimberly Wilson


“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 $651 billion of total assets under management as of September 30, 2020. We are ranked #48 on the Fortune 500 list for 2020. In 2019, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fourth 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.


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 #: 117027


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