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Lead Business Systems Analyst - Big Data

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Date Posted: May 16, 2022

Location(s): Galway, IE

Company: MetLife

Job Title: Lead Bussiness System Analyst

Job Location: Galway


Metlife, Inc (“Metlife”) has helped generations of people around the world protect their families and finances. We are one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits, and asset management to our individual and institutional customers .


The Galway Technology Campus, which is located in the City Centre is a state-of-the-art, collaborative working environment where our associates focus on developing digital solutions that can be rapidly and efficiently scaled to markets around the world. Teams work across a variety IT disciplines including Software Development, Production Management, Project Management, Testing, Management and Support roles.


Role Value Proposition: 


Provide leadership in an AGILE & Dev Ops Methodology environment promoting teamwork and innovation. Design, develop, and implement solutions leveraging data assets and follow the full systems development lifecycle (SDLC). Complete development by coordinating requirements, schedules, and activities; driving team meetings; troubleshooting development and production problems across multiple environments and operating platforms. Work collaboratively with cross functional teams and delivers best in class customer interactions.


Key Responsibilities: 


  • Act as the expert in the functional understanding of the business requirements and solutions
  • Translate business requirements into effective, structured, traceable and consumable functional requirements
  • Data catalog assets validation and lineage with business process
  • Manipulate, analyse and interpret complex data sets relating to the business domain
  • Set up and maintain automated data processes
  • Set up Data Mapping, Data profiling, maintain Data Test Strategy Documentation
  • Execute preload and post load data validations
  • Work with Development Organization to ensure that solution design is coded & tested
  • Work with the business to identify efficiencies in their processes, designing solutions to maximize the benefits of those solutions
  • Contribute to user guides, reference manuals, training materials and code release artifacts as appropriate
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • Degree in Computer Science (Level 8), Information Systems, Software Engineering or related
  • 7+ year of related experience
  • 3+ years’ experience with Relational DBs(SQL Server, Oracle etc), Managed File Transfer, ETL
  • Strong data analytical skills
  • 1+ years’ experience with BigData platform (HDP, Cloudera)
  • 1+ years’ experience with Qlik
  • Experience with Informatica EDC an added advantage
  • Understanding of requirements elicitation techniques with working experience being an advantage
  • Knowledge of Agile and Dev Ops Methodology with working experience




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. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, ethnicities, genders, religions and sexual orientations.  We strive to find the best candidate for all positions and a diverse range of applicants ensures we widen our talent pool in order to achieve this.  Any applicants with disabilities and neurodiverse conditions, please do let us know about your reasonable adjustments to ensure that we can best meet your needs.






Business Category

Global Technology & Operations


Number of Openings



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.   


We ensure to reward and recognise our employees for their contributions and accomplishments at work.   We value our employees’ commitment to their work by offering a competitive and extensive compensation and benefits package. This includes 25 paid holidays, performance-based bonus, health insurance, income protection  and pension benefits. MetLife will also assist in the funding of professional fees for employees where it is relevant and aligned to your position within the organisation.  MetLife reserve the right to make a judgement on whether the subscription is relevant or not to your role as well as cease the payment at any time. This type of subscription will not incur “benefit in kind” tax


Bring your true self to work every day, receive the development and support you need to perform at your best, opportunities to advance your career and surround yourself with likeminded people. Join MetLife.



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.

In order to apply for this position, you need the proper work authorization to work in the country where the position is located and not require relocation assistance.

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Requisition #: 122402