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Junior Analyst - Business Analytics

Date Posted: Jun 11, 2021

Location: Hyderabad, IN, 0

Company: MetLife


Role Value Proposition: 


Continuing with the tradition of innovation, MetLife, as part of its Digital Office function, is establishing a dedicated center for advanced analytics & research in India. The setup of Global Analytics and Research Center (GARC) is a key multi-year strategic initiative focused on scaling data science capabilities, enabling a more cost-effective analytics operating model, and increasing data science maturity across the MetLife global community!


We are looking for accomplished analysts who are passionate about creating business impact by leveraging data and appropriate choice of analytical tools and techniques. The problem space covers business functions such as customer engagement, distribution, underwriting, claims operations, risk management, products and tackle hard, open-ended problems across geographies. 


Jr. Analyst- Business Analytics is a key role, responsible for problem definition, solution design and development. The role requires an enthusiast with a combination of skills - consulting skills, analytical skills, experience with analytical techniques, algorithms, data handling /SQL skills and visualization skills to design approaches and build analytical solutions for various use cases. Exposure to production deployment will be a major plus.



Job Responsibilities



  • Work with business engagement leads, delivery leads, data scientists, visualization specialists to understand and elaborate business problems: design  KPIs (as appropriate),  wireframes and/or define hypotheses for performing EDA
  • Understand data sources, assess data, work with business teams to develop data treatment and data aggregation rules and accordingly clean, treat, aggregate & prepare data
  • Develop and test QlikView and Power BI scripts and/or develop & test machine learning models and/or perform exploratory data analysis
  • Develop SQL queries and stored procedures to support the dashboards and validate queries written by colleagues
  • Present results and insights to business stakeholders and drive consumption
  • Work with Data Engineers to automate / productionalize solutions
  • Manage, support and mentor new and established team members and review their work as required
  • Build high quality software by adhering to coding standards as well as to design standards
  • Promote re-usability, develop IP/re-usable components. Evangelize MetLife's best practices across teams
  • Drive innovation through research, experimentation on new data/tools/techniques, application of those learnings to solve existing and new problems
  • Share learnings, build awareness in the global data and analytics community

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities




  • Bachelor’s degree in a technology/engineering field; Masters preferred




  • Upto 3+ yrs. of experience in the field of data, analytics, machine learning, BI
  • Hands-on experience
    • with visualization tools such as Qlik, Power BI
    • advanced SQL and query optimization: relational databases and/or big data environments
    • data models like Star Schema, Snowflake schema  
    • with machine learning /data science, Python, R
  • Prior experience of working in teams involving various data and visualization, data scientists, UI/UX experts, end users: multi-geography, multi-functional teams
  • Strong communication – written and oral skills
  • structured problem-solving skills
  • Experience or certification in graphical design, UI/UX would be an advantage
  • Experience in Big Data technologies like Azure, AWS, Hadoop etc. preferred




Other Requirements (licenses, certifications, specialized training – if required)

  • Data science certifications
  • Visualization certifications
  • UI/UX: user experience/design certifications.


Working Relationships


Internal Contacts

(and purpose of relationship):


MetLife GTO Engineering, Digital Office and Global Data and analytics

  • Business
  • GOSC &  DnA Leadership


External Contacts

(and purpose of relationship) – If Applicable


  • Vendors
  • Consultants




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 ranked #44 on the Fortune 500 list for 2019. In 2019, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fourth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven 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.


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.