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Data Scientist - Compliance Consultant

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Date Posted: Nov 8, 2022

Location(s): New York, New York, US, 10166

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : New York : New York

Alternate Job Location: United States : Florida : Tampa || United States : North Carolina : Cary

Work Arrangement: Virtual 


Role Value Proposition:

Compliance Risk Management (“CRM”) delivers a compliance risk framework that enables the businesses and functions to comply with applicable internal and external rules and regulations and maintain risk levels within MetLife’s risk appetite. CRM provides constructive challenge to the businesses and functions, partnering closely with them to implement strong processes and effective controls, as well as to foster and embed a culture of compliance. CRM is part of Global Risk Management (GRM) and maintains a matrixed reporting line to Legal Affairs.


Reporting to the Assistant Vice President, Head of Compliance Metrics, Reporting, & Emerging Risks, this role will assist in developing and implementing meaningful compliance risk metrics and reporting across the enterprise, with a specific focus on leveraging automation, machine learning, and data analytics to achieve these objectives.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Support the development and implementation of a global compliance metrics reporting program to provide insights into key risk areas across the enterprise
  • Work independently with project stakeholders to gain business understanding, define analytics opportunities, and present project insights
  • Build, manage, and advise on complex advanced level statistical and machine learning models
  • Interpret and translate metrics into compelling and insightful data presentations and visualizations
  • Leverage technology to create efficiencies and automation in data functions
  • Collaborate with colleagues to identify, source, and track key metrics to measure, monitor, and mitigate compliance risk, as well as help assess the effectiveness of compliance programs
  • Work closely with Technology and Operations partners to provide strategic guidance and oversight in data initiatives
  • Act as a thought leader by seeking out new technology and solutions to further enhance data analytics and reporting capabilities


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:




  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and work experience
  • 7+ years of relevant data analytics, compliance, risk management, legal or audit experience
  • Working knowledge of various data analysis methods and platforms (e.g., Python, Alteryx, Microsoft Power Platform, IBM Cognos, Qlik)
  • Experience working with large data sets
  • Program and project management skills, including experience leading large and complex projects
  • Collaborative mindset, with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills




  • Experience with data-intensive reporting functions
  • Advanced degree in Data Science, Analytics, or comparable
  • Previous financial services-related compliance or risk management role

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, 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.

The wage range for applicants for this position who live in CO, CT, or RI is $110,000-$129,000. For any applicants in WA, NY, or NJ the wage range is $130,000-$148,000  This role is also eligible for annual short-term incentive compensation. MetLife offers a comprehensive benefits program, including healthcare benefits, life insurance, retirement benefits, parental leave, legal plan services and paid time off. All incentives and benefits are subject to the applicable plan terms.

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.


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