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Technology Solution Owner - Asset Liability Management and Hedging


Brighthouse Financial is a new company established by MetLife. We’re on a mission to help people achieve financial security. Built on a foundation of industry knowledge and experience, we specialize in offering essential annuity and life insurance products designed to help customers protect what they’ve earned and ensure it lasts more predictably. In an industry that often has a reputation for complexity, confusion, and cost, Brighthouse Financial is different. Our approach includes simplicity, transparency, and more value so customers can face the future with confidence.

 

Brighthouse Financial is seeking passionate, high-performing team members to help us carry out our mission and be part of an exciting journey toward improving the financial futures of our millions of customers. Sound like you? Read on.

 

Role Value Proposition:

The Brighthouse Financial Corporate Solution Owner – Asset Liability Management and Hedging owner is responsible for the delivery and on-going oversight of technical solutions to achieve strategic business goals.  This includes the delivery of multiple complex application development projects ongoing management of the technology application / asset portfolio.  The Solution Owner delivers and helps develop the technology strategy to realize business strategy, working with business partners to ensure technology solutions are defined, prioritized, designed, delivered and maintained with a simple and low-cost footprint.

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Delivers and oversees the technical capabilities providing the business framework to assess the risk and hedge effectiveness during the asset liability management
  • Partners with system integrators to deliver capabilities for the business to perform risk, hedging, reinsurance, and capital analysis of existing and potential new variable annuity products
  • Delivers and oversees an integrated solution for ALM, VA Valuation, Finance, Tax, Actuarial, and various other partners as part of the hedging and risk management processes
  • Working independently, manages large scale integrated projects overseeing multiple data sources across business partners
  • Identifies resources needed, assembles project team, assigns individual responsibilities, Identifies and mitigates issues and risks
  • Communicates with Project Management counterparts, customers and project stakeholders to ensure continuing alignment with project objectives
  • Manages stakeholder (customers, vendors, etc.), team expectations, and assigned resources to ensure on- time completion of planned tasks
  • Works with various areas of the organization within and outside the Technology organization including clients, project members, management, vendors, and other LOB’s
  • Leads project teams (virtual, matrix) and utilizing the established SDLC to deliver comprehensive business capabilities
  • Builds and maintains effective on-going communications and relationships between the project team and management to ensure that the project is completed in a manner that satisfies project objectives

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Proven track record for leading large-scale technology delivery with extensive business acumen and a broad range of exposure to business units
  • Executive level technical and customer service management experience with ability to inspire the trust, confidence and respect of peers and other senior leaders.  Superior customer relationship, communications, negotiation and conflict resolutions skills; extensive experience with managing vendors and consultants / contractors desired.  Experience implementing BPO and SaaS solutions in Cloud and / or working in Agile methodology preferred.
  • Strong leader with demonstrated sound business judgment.  Analytic and strategic thinker / problem-solver capable of translating senior-level direction into structured, practical, efficient and effective recommendations / solutions.  Able to achieve results in a matrix setting through stewardship, influence, motivation and change leadership
  • Extensive knowledge of ALM and Hedging software solutions 
  • Bachelor’s degree and related field experience required
  • 10+ years of broad experience in technology or business roles (including application development, architecture, risk management, operations and engineering) with progressive responsibility, preferably within the financial services industry
  • in diverse environments and adhere to highest ethical standards
  • Excellent relationship building, influencing, communication and presentation skills
  • Experience managing third party procurement supplier; experience sourcing and contracting Technology solutions, specifically “Software as a Service” (SAAS) providers a plus

 

 

Travel:

10%

 

Number of Openings:

1