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Senior Data Architecture Analyst

Date Posted: Nov 19, 2021

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Role Value Proposition: 

The Global Technology (GTS) Performance Management team provides analytic solutions and services that enable employees to make better-informed and timely business and strategic decisions. The capabilities, reports, and analysis provided by the team serves as the core data, reporting, and analytic platform for the Global Technology Organization (GTO) of MetLife.

We are seeking a dynamic and energetic associate with a strong data warehouse architecture background to help drive the Performance Management vision/strategy.  In this role, the individual will focus on architecture warehousing solutions that will provide partners with the data they require to manage and communicate the success of their services. The role will apply technical knowledge, with proven business knowledge, communication, coaching, partnership, and problem-solving skills to ensure the Performance Management team is delivering the capabilities to achieve the highest levels of data, insights, and analytics to the organization.


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Provide technology leadership and drive data strategy / architectural design
  • Lead the design, prototyping and development of high-performance, scalable, and maintainable data structures  
  • Partner with internal and external clients and provide creative leadership and innovative thinking to translate business needs into workable systems
  • Define formal standards, policies and processes regarding data architecture and data governance
  • Develop reusable frameworks and scalable approaches for evolving data architecture and integration needs
  • Measurably impact company performance by delivering high quality, scalable data products
  • Collaborate across a matrix team of developers, database engineers, ETL, testing, and production support
  • Maintain and monitor database performance (and metrics) and proactively implement efficiency solutions
  • Continuously monitor industry best practices and emerging software technologies to evolve and growth service
  • Be a leading advocate to a One MetLife culture creating a solid GTO Data Strategy presence by promotion & governance of core foundational principals
  • Lead incremental and transformative change to deliver substantial performance enhancements and actively seek opportunities to share best practices across the organization.
  • Resourceful and creative — must bring fresh out of the box insights to a dynamic business environment to address critical issues, develop creative solutions, and deliver measurable value


Business Experience and Technical Skills:



  • BS in Computer Science, Information Systems or 2+ years data architecture development experience
  • Proven leadership experience in distributed data solution architecture and engineering
  • Advanced data techniques including modeling, data accessibility, integration and design
  • Demonstrated leadership in driving architectural projects from inception to implementation
  • Provide instruction and leadership in the principles of software development and data design
  • Define the overall structure and associated hierarchies of Data Warehouse schema
  • Drives Culture - Contribute to a culture of innovation, collaboration, and partnership with a willingness to proactively coach, facilitate, share knowledge, as a role model and advocate for a changing organization.
  • Creates Partnerships – Authentically builds trusted relationships and collaborates across global, diverse and multi-functional teams to successfully drive business objectives.
  • Seizes Opportunity – Seeks new opportunities and ways to create balanced business growth while improving operational capabilities.
  • Focuses on Partners – Promotes centricity and ensures focus on creating great partner experiences to achieve competitive advantage.
  • Drives Results – Sets aggressive goals and is accountable for continuously driving improved performance, leading change and ensuring high standards.
  • Advocacy & Influence – Ability and comfort in communicating across all levels of the organization



  • MS in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field.
  • Advanced technical database technical certifications preferred
  • Excellent communication, influence, leadership and collaboration skills
  • Agile experience is a plus (Jira, Program Increment Planning, Iterations, ART, Scrum, etc.)


Business Category

Global Technology and Operations


Number of Openings



At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse


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 #: 120141


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