Posted: Saturday, January 13, 2018 5:42 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 New Business and Underwriting Technology team of New York Life Insurance (NYL) is seeking an IT Project Manager with a minimum of 7 years managing large, complex multi:year projects, who will play a key role in delivering our innovation roadmap. We are looking for a highly organized problem solver with a track record of organizing and running cross:functional teams to deliver complex multi:million dollar projects. The individual must be skilled in communicating across project teams, work streams and functional teams, and up to senior leaders.
NYL has developed an aggressive purchase experience innovation roadmap focused on automation through extensive use of data, external models and AI, etc. Fellow leaders in the Life Insurance industry are realizing the value of data and analytics to shorten cycle times and improve decision making, setting up the purchase experience as a basis of competition; the race for digital health data is next. Additionally, over 2B a year is being invested in InsureTech startups to disrupt industry leaders; most disruption is focused on improving the purchase experience, intensifying the urgency of rapid innovation for incumbents.
NYL has made investments in building the process, data and personnel capabilities to execute on the roadmap; next we require significant investment in technology to deliver our innovations. The technology solutions we envision will significantly advance our capabilities, enable us to absorb any change or disruption in the digital and underwriting space, leverage innovation in data and analytics, and ensure the core remains innovative and competitive.
The IT Project Manager will oversee a project team to deliver one or more capabilities of the innovation roadmap. The position will challenge your strategic, analytic and team:building skills, and require perseverance to overcome various types of obstacles. It is an excellent opportunity for a highly:competent, driven, team:first leader to join an organization at the doorstep of a multi:year journey to transform an industry leading business through technology innovation.
:Manages a large scale, complex, cross tech application delivery project.
:Manages and oversees the full system development process, and turnover to production, across internal and external teams.
:Defines and manages resource requirements and allocations, monitors and improves quality, and ensures best practice development techniques.
:Assists with developing project budget and performs monthly reforecasting and budget health reviews.
:Act as gate keeper to ensure that all milestone deliverables meet defined standards.
:Deliverables include requirement definitions, functional specification, architecture design, technical specifications, release notes, installation guides, solution summary, and other documentation.
:Follows approved SDLC
• Location: New Jersey
• Post ID: 152135432 nynj