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This role is for Assistant Vice President – Data Modernization Delivery Lead in our Global Data and Analytics organization.

We are in search of a seasoned and strategic-minded Delivery Lead to support data modernization efforts globally at MetLife We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced professional to lead the delivery of our data modernization initiatives. In this role, you will leverage your strong delivery expertise in data engineering, data platforms and to simplify, modernize our data ecosystem while enabling data for AI and self-service across MetLife.  Your expertise will be instrumental in driving efficiencies, reducing complexity, and enhancing interoperability across our data systems and platforms. This role demands a strategic thinker with a knack for collaborating with diverse stakeholders, influencing decision-making, and delivering pragmatic solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Direct and oversee large, complex data migration and modernization initiatives to ensure seamless integration, minimal disruption, and achievement of business objectives.
  • Drive cross-functional collaboration and optimize resource allocation, guaranteeing adherence to project milestones and goals.
  • Identify and mitigate risks across multiple projects, fostering a proactive approach to navigating complex data modernization landscapes.
  • Offer senior-level guidance, leveraging extensive expertise in data management disciplines to provide invaluable policy, strategic, and operational insights.
  • Oversee seamless migration to fit-for-purpose contemporary data platforms, while upholding enterprise data governance standards, through rigorous enforcement of data lineage and master data management practices.
  • Foster innovation and efficiency through the implementation of DataOps and data product management principles, streamlining data delivery via automated pipelines and self-service platforms.
  • Build and nurture a high-performing data modernization team equipped with the necessary skills, tools, and processes to drive success.
  • Navigate complex stakeholders across all levels of the organization and cultivate strong partnerships and ensuring alignment with business needs.



  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • 15+ years experience in data management, analytics, and emerging technologies
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a leadership role within data management with a proven track record of successful data modernization, ideally within sizable corporate environments.
  • Led large-scale, intricate data transformation programs with precision, leveraging expertise in data architectures, cloud platforms, governance, and product management, honed through years of hands-on practice.
  • Translate technical capabilities into strategic business advantages, deliver tangible value through the development and execution of effective data strategies.
  • Apply knowledge of Agile, DevOps, and DataOps methodologies and tools to optimize data operations and workflows.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage and inspire a diverse team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, capable of influencing and engaging diverse stakeholders and executive management.
  • Experience with cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) and understanding of data governance frameworks.



  • Design and build experience of large scale modern data platforms in Big data on Prem & Cloud
  • Experience with Distributed data, computing tools and real-time data and streaming applications
  • Strong knowledge of NoSQL-based data solutions, ETL/ELT pipelines, data lake house architectures


Benefits We Offer

Our U.S. benefits address holistic well-being with programs for physical and mental health, financial wellness, and support for families. We offer a comprehensive health plan that includes medical/prescription drug and vision, dental insurance, and no-cost short- and long-term disability. We also provide company-paid life insurance and legal services, a retirement pension funded entirely by MetLife and 401(k) with employer matching, group discounts on voluntary insurance products including auto and home, pet, critical illness, hospital indemnity, and accident insurance, as well as Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and digital mental health programs, parental leave, volunteer time off, tuition assistance and much more!
About MetLife

Recognized on Fortune magazine's list of the 2023 "World's Most Admired Companies" as well as the 2023 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For ®, 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 individual and institutional customers. With operations in more than 40 markets, we hold leading positions in the United States, Latin America, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Our purpose is simple - to help our colleagues, customers, communities, and the world at large create a more confident future. United by purpose and guided by empathy, we’re inspired to transform the next century in financial services. At MetLife, it’s #AllTogetherPossible. Join us!
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