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Big Data Modeler
MetLife | Cary, North Carolina
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Job Description

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary  


Role Value Proposition: 

Under minimal supervision, the Senior Data Modeler will analyze complex business requirements, translate them to data requirements and develop conceptual, logical and physical data models. Identify and promote best practices and reuse patterns across all Line of Businesses. Manages planning, organizing and implementing multiple and complex data and information design projects.


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Devise standards and processes for the group.

  • Create architectural blue prints to enable understanding of high level business requirements,

  • Understand and incorporate industry standards into enterprise architectural guidelines.

  • Manage and resolve multiple design priorities with various customers efficiently.

  • Tool evaluation and work with vendor for new functionality based on enterprise requirements

  • Project planning activities in support of AD efforts

  • Partnership with AD to ensure best design solutions for most efficient use of data.

  • Develops and implements data modeling standards and best practices, including re-use across the application portfolios. Prepares status reports on project work and work plan progress.

  • Understand relational designs and dimensional database performance, conceptually, logically and physically

  • Solid understanding of the design principles of HBase and Mongo data containers and underlying components such as parallel processing

  • Working knowledge with CA ERWIN CASE tool preferred.

  • Translate Logical Data Models to physical designs on big Data Platform: HBASE and Hive.

  • Analyze and optimize data structures designs to meet queries and requirements .


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related years experience

  • 5+ years  experience with Big Data

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of logical and physical database design concepts,and  some RDBMS platforms.

  • Broad operational, service and technical knowledge in multiple Information Technology disciplines.

  • Expert level knowledge of their unit’s processes and procedures.

  • Expert oral and written communication skills.

  • Requires an understanding of customer’s business practices.

  • Excellent analytical and investigative ability.

  • Project management skills.

  • Ability to negotiate and influence results without direct authority.

  • Able to understand and work with all other EI groups to ensure quality service delivery to customers

  • Business knowledge of the financial industry is very useful



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.” 

About MetLife

MetLife, Inc. is a leading global provider of insurance, annuities and employee benefit programs. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, MetLife holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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