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This role can be done from NYC or Cary, NC

Role Value Proposition:

In an ongoing effort to grow and enrich MetLife’s data driven business strategy, the central Data and Analytics Center of Excellence is seeking a data scientist to support its stakeholders in US Group Product and Operations. At a high level, the position provides advanced analytics support to the underwriting and claim operations teams to drive growth and optimization. At a low level, the role requires quantitative expertise (a deep understanding of statistics and machine learning techniques and how to apply them to solve real-world problem), technical mastery (data manipulation, statistical programming, model development and implementation), and strong communication skills (understand business problems, structure and convey solutions that is understood by and useful to business leaders).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with a team to understand business problems, structure data-driven solutions and define key metrics for solution assessment
  • Manipulate large-scale structured and unstructured datasets, perform data analysis to extract insights
  • Design and develop advanced analytics methods for predictive modeling and optimization in Python, but R/SAS experience will also be considered
  • Translate technical insights to non-technical audiences
  • Research and prototype innovative machine learning methods
  • Design and analyze experiments
  • Create reports, visualizations, and web applications
  • Ensure coding as well as overall development best practices are implemented
  • Provide key support on strategic initiatives by creating ad-hoc analyses or troubleshooting a problem

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, (Applied) Mathematics, Computer Science, Operations Research, Actuarial Science, Economics or Analytics/Data Science plus 2 years of experience in data analytics, or Master’s Degree or higher (Ph.D.) in a quantitative field
  • Proficiency in programming and scripting languages like Python and/or R is required
  • Strong expertise and hands-on experience in building statistical models including (but not restricted to) Regression, Classification, Clustering, Neural Network, Optimization
  • Experience with SQL or related query language
  • Good written and oral communication, with the ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders
  • Ability to navigate complexity and ambiguity to get things done in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Experience and Technical Skills

  • Masters or PhD degree in a quantitative field
  • Experience in Natural Language Processing or Survival Analysis
  • Exposure to cloud computing (e.g. Microsoft Azure)
  • Knowledge in Actuarial Science

Business Category

Advanced Data & Analytics

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, 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.

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.

Requisition #: 120827

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Published 2021-10-19

MetLife looks for a Data Scientist in New York, NY location.

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