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Technology Liaison

Date Posted: Jan 5, 2018

Location: Dublin, D, IE, Dublin 2

Company: MetLife


Technology Liaison II
Financial Data Management



Job Location:  Dublin, Ireland



Role Value Proposition: 


The Financial Data Management team is responsible for the timely and accurate production and ETL of financial data from MetLife’s back end systems to the presentation and user level.


This position is responsible for working within the Financial Data Management organization, within Enterprise Finance Reporting. Typical responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: working with users across the Finance organization to develop and maintain reporting solutions and Essbase databases, development of reports and dashboards to meet user demands, and provide best in class end to end solutions for all Business Intelligence tools.

Additional requirements include development of requirements documentation, project timelines, and detailed work strategies for deploying Essbase databases and reporting solutions through various frontend applications; OBIEE, Smartview, Executive Viewer/Cubus, Microsoft Excel, and more.


This is a newly created role in Dublin in an expanding team and it is anticipated that there will be scope for growth within the organization for the successful candidate. As a member of the Data Management team you will touch off many different areas of the business and as such no two work days are the same. We have just gone through a major upgrade of our systems and are now working with the latest technologies available in the EPM and BI space, which will allow the successful candidate to build skills across the platforms. This role will also a good work life balance.




Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain current Essbase and reporting environment.
  • Develop new Essbase databases as required to meet business needs.
  • Provide metrics for executive reporting on system utilization.
  • Individual will be expected to provide end user support for all tools and custom applications for Essbase.
  • Customer support for front end deployments of OBIEE, Smartview, Executive Viewer



Business Experience and Technical Skills:



  • 1 – 3 years of working with database and OLAP technologies, multidimensional experience is preferred but relational will also be considered.
  • 1 -3 years of programming experience, preferably scripting – python, SQL, bash, batch, perl, VB.
  • 1-3 years of experience with business intelligence tools, ideally from the Oracle Hyperion stack or OBI, Microstrategy, QlikView etc..



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field (maths, engineering, physics..etc) or 3-5 years of business related experience.  
  • Knowledge of Peoplesoft General Ledgers and/or Oracle EPM applications(Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Financial Management, Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management and/or Financial Close Manager) , and financial reporting a plus.
  • Finance experience advantageous but not essential
  • Proven problem solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong MS Office skills.
  • Ability to interact with different levels of management
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Detail oriented
















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 proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.  It is the policy of MetLife to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination on any basis protected by law.

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Requisition #: 93581