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Posted: Thursday, December 28, 2017 12:17 PM


New York Life Insurance Company ("New York Life" or "the company") is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States*. Founded in 1845, New York Life is headquartered in New York City, maintains offices in all fifty states, and owns Seguros Monterrey New York Life in Mexico.
New York Life is one of the most financially strong and highly capitalized insurers in the business. The company reported 2016 operating earnings of 1.954 billion. Total assets under management at year end 2016, with affiliates, totaled 538 billion. As of year:end 2016, New York Life's surplus was 23.336 billion**. New York Life holds the highest possible financial strength ratings currently awarded to any life insurer from all four of the major ratings agencies: A.M. Best, A++; Fitch AAA; Moody's Aaa; Standard and Poor's AA+. (Source: Individual Third Party Ratings Report as of 8/17/16).
Financial strength, integrity and humanity-the values upon which New York Life was founded-have guided the company's decisions and actions for over 170 years.

The Role:

This Senior Data Platform Engineer will be responsible for the building of all enterprise data management platforms. Based on the business strategy for data and analytics, enterprise data management is creating a robust enterprise data lake ecosystem. It is expected that this engineer will architect and build out the core data platforms for the enterprise. This role will require an advanced skillset across a variety of technologies. This individual will often have to learn on their own and remain on the cusp of new technologies in the Big Data and Analytics space.

Primary Responsibilities:

:Accountable for designing and delivering against New York Lifes data technology strategy
:Work with a team of engineers and developers to deliver against the overall technology data strategy
:Ensure enterprise data platforms are standardized, optimized, available, reliable, consistent, accessible and secure to support business and technology needs
:Oversee enterprise data stores, warehouses, repositories, schemas, catalogs, access methods and other enterprise related data assets
:Understand data related initiatives within New York Life and engineers optimal designs and best solutions
:Drive knowledge management practices for key enterprise data platforms and collaborate within solution design and delivery
:Collaborate with peers across Enterprise Data Management, to deliver on the overarching strategy
:Develop framework, metrics and reporting to ensure progress can be measured, evaluated and continually improved
:Stay current and informed on emerging technologies and new techniques to refine and improve overall delivery


Qualifications:

:10+ years in a variety of technology : especially Linux, Web, Databases and Big Data (Hadoop)
:Deep expertise in data related tools including latest data solutions (eg : Big Data, Cloud, In Memory Analytics, etc.)
:Hands:on experience with Hadoop, NoSQL DBS (eg : MongoDB, MarkLogic, etc) and insights on when to recommend a particular solution
:Solid experience in standing up enterprise practices for Big Data, Analytics, Self:Service
:Proven track record for identifying, architecting and building new technology solutions to solve complex business problems
:Capable of working with open source software, debugging issues and working with vendors toward effective resolution
:Minimum Bachelors Degree in relevant field; Masters Degree a plus


Competencies:

:Thinks strategically : sets overall direction for solution design and delivery for enterprise platforms aligned to the data and analytics strategy
:Results Driven : sets aggressive goals and is accountable for continuously driving improved outcomes, leading change and ensuring high standards
:Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal in conveying technical design and approach for delivering technical solution
:Pragmatic in his/her appr

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• Location: New Jersey

• Post ID: 151728797 nynj
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