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Senior Business System Analyst

Date Posted: Apr 5, 2018

Location: Galway, G, IE, H91 R6WF

Company: MetLife

Senior Business Systems Analyst (Life Insurance) 


Location: Galway, Ireland


Role Value Proposition: 


The Global Technology & Operations group (GTO) is a diverse team of professionals with the freedom to create innovative solutions to address core business challenges within MetLife. We have recently set up a new campus in Galway to support our teams across EMEA in the development of our strategy to deliver a differentiated customer experience and increase MetLife’s operating leverage. If you are a Qualified Financial Professional with knowledge of life insurance/investment products OR a Business Systems Analyst with some knowledge of life insurance/investment products as well as an interest in working in a new dynamic technology company then this could be the opportunity for you. Please note some travel across the EMEA region may be necessary.


Key Responsibilities:  


  • Act as the primary liaison between our key stakeholders across EMEA and the solutions delivery team in Galway building mutual trust and confidence.
  • Work with our in country business stakeholders/Business Analysts  and the solutions delivery team  in the transformation of Business Requirements into functioning software.
  • Train our Galway team in our more complex Life Insurance Products and applications and/or Business Systems Analysis tools and processes
  • Become proficient in BOTH of the required skills outlined below


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:



  • A formal, professional, qualification in Finance or Insurance (e.g. QFA, CIP, APA, ACII etc.)
  • 7 years’ experience in the life insurance/investment industry e.g. working with a financial services company in the pre-sales, sales or administration of these products and a comprehensive understanding of one or more of the main processes underpinning Insurance/Fund Administration, etc. (E.g. Quotations, policy administration, claims handling, etc. )




  • Bachelor’s Degree (Level 8) in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or other related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 5 years’ of business systems analysis experience or comparable business experience preferably in the Life insurance industry



  • Insurance product development
  • Experience in an AGILE & Dev Ops Methodology environments
  • Experience in SDLC with exposure to Java / J2EE or .NET environments
  • Experience in working with solutions using AS400 and/or COBOL





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.

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 #: 91328