Cloud Architect


Date: Nov 25, 2021

Location: Alpharetta, GA, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co


When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values development, career growth, collaboration, innovation, and diversity & inclusion. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. Through various resources and programs, you can grow your career while developing personally and professionally.




Location: Alpharetta, GA; Clinton, NJ;


The ideal candidate will be responsible for leveraging strategies and solutions that align the use of cloud services and technologies to deliver application workloads to the Cloud. The Cloud Architect will assist cross functional projects teams to communicate, coordinate, and deliver designs and blueprints for deployment onto NYL cloud platform in AWS to meet critical technology and business requirements and lead initiatives to ensure that solutions are scalable, reliable, secure, and supportable to achieve business IT performance while meeting budgetary objectives. They will also conceptualize and build detailed designs that follow defined patterns and standards. This person will also be responsible for cost and resource estimations for projects and external requests.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide experienced leadership in developing the architecture of highly scalable, highly available, Cloud (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) detailed blueprints and platform requirements 
  • Facilitate designs and meetings with business partners and technologies teams to build consensus and creating solution decisions without compromising delivery and/or service 
  • Assist Enterprise Architecture in creating cloud compute standards, identifying and mitigating risks with technology, and help drive solutions for the enterprise.
  • Create, modify, and adapt cloud compute architectures to keep the organization aligned between the business requirements and technology capabilities.
  • Provide foresight into potential future technology trends or issues that will impact the organization and provide mitigation plans to address 
  • Provide standards and platform(s) for future application development and help develop team members to utilize the technologies 
  • Provide insight into best practices with automation, systems management, processes and standards, application performance, capability, and tuning, and storage and network management 
  • Align existing application portfolio to cloud standards and services 
  • Be a highly active technology leader within multiple work streams and manage deliveries accordingly across multiple projects 
  • Review and evaluate new technologies that could be beneficial to the enterprise
  • Ability to detect problems, define solutions, and articulate those in a clear discernible manner.
  • Communicate with all levels of the organization, senior leadership to professional staff
  • Keeps abreast of business, operational, and technology trends that may affect the portfolio and strategy


Required Qualifications: 

  • 10+ years of architecture, design, and implementation of highly scalable, highly available infrastructure, solutions, and services
  • 5+ years experience with Cloud (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) services and solutions.
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect, CCSK, TOGAF, SOA, and ITIL
  • Demonstrated experience in working with cloud-based technologies (Amazon Web Services) in an Enterprise computing environment.
  • Experience with large cloud migration, integration, and consolidation projects
  • Understanding of Operating Systems, compute, storage, network, enterprise service bus/messaging, SOA, and hardware
  • Understanding of Software Development Lifecycle Methodologies and delivery processes (Kanban)
  • In depth knowledge of application development including application servers, middleware, systems management, monitoring, configuration management, capacity planning and performance tuning, highly availability architectures.
  • Strong organizational, task, and project management
  • Self-motivated and able to work across diverse technical and non-technical teams.
  • Demonstrated DevOps expertise including automation and continuous delivery model
  • Proven record for solution design and implementation of scalable, reliable, and high-performance application and database 




Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by our Foundation. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of

Job Requisition ID: 84852




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