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Manager - Data Science

Date Posted: Jan 5, 2019

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary  


Role Value Proposition: 

Data Scientists combine strong technical knowledge with keen business acumen to create analytics solutions with business impact.  They derive insights from data, and turn those insights into opportunities to change processes and influence decisions to improve top-line growth and bottom-line earnings.  As a part of the Data Science team, the Data Science Manager’s analytical and collaborative skills, as well as creativity play a key role in the successful design and delivery of analytics solutions.  In addition to solution delivery, the manager will have a team of data scientists reporting to him/her and will be responsible for full manager duties including training, development, and resourcing. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Interfaces with business functions and IT to design, develop, test and implement models and other analytics solutions using existing and emerging technology platforms
  • Develops understanding of business processes and relevant data to convert specifications about business problems into analytics hypotheses
  • Mentors data scientists
  • Cultivates data science talent to match the current and future needs of Metlife


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Deep understanding of data science methods and practice: formulating hypotheses, acquiring and manipulating data, building and validating models, implementing solutions, measuring impact.
  • Engagement skills with multiple key stake holders. Experience in leading teams, working with Matrix teams and onsite/offshore execution.
  • Strong working knowledge of advanced analytics tools (SAS, R or Python). Understanding of statistical and/or machine learning model algorithms.
  • Overall 7+ years of experience and at least 2 years of experience in leading teams, managing matrix resources
  • Insurance industry experience



  • Life and/or Disability insurance experience
  • Prior development experience with Business Intelligence & Data Visualization Technology such as QlikView, and Qlik Sense



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 is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on 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.

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