Job description


  • Entry level
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  • Salary to negotiate
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Job Location: Cary, NC


Role Value Proposition: 

The Director of Enterprise Architecture (EA) Strategy will lead GTO Application Rationalization initiative and co-chair GTO Application Portfolio Management (APM) Center of Excellence (CoE).  GTO Application rationalization is an enterprise-wide rationalization and simplification initiative aimed at reducing GTO application footprint, building repeatable processes for business capability / business value driven rationalization and to stand up a GTO APM CoE for ongoing governance and standardization across MetLife globally.


Key Responsibilities:

Complete application-business capability mapping (L1/L2/L3), partnering with EA teams, app owners and business
Work with senior leaders across all LoBs/depts./regions to build app rationalization pipeline
Pursue and execute rationalization opportunities with result oriented focus
Build relevant KPIs and metrics dashboard to closely track and improve app rationalization processes
Stand up GTO APM CoE and co-chair it with LoB leads

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:  


Prior experience in executing enterprise wide application rationalization (or similar) initiatives
Hands on experience in Business architecture and Systems architecture
Proven track record of successfully executing large initiatives with cross functional teams
Excellent people skills with ability to build influential partnerships at all levels
Leadership presence and assertive communication skills exuding confidence
10+ years with proven track record of leading diverse technology products / platforms
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline


Experience with business case development and financial modeling / analysis
Broad knowledge of insurance industry products, technologies and design patterns
Good understanding of MetLife Business, products and applications footprint
Experience with application rationalization and/or driving enterprise-wide strategic programs

Business Category

GTO – Enterprise Architecture


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 is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on 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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Requisition #: 99923 

About the company

The largest global providers of insurance, annuities, and employee benefit programs, with 90 million customers in over 60 countries. The firm was founded on March 24, 1868.

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