Solution Engineer - General/Storage/DB


Date: Jan 2, 2022

Location: Alpharetta, GA, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

Job Requisition ID: 84847





Job Function and Key Duties & Responsibilities:


  • The Cloud Solutions Engineer will provide input to the Cloud Center of Excellence focusing on a diverse range of modernizing capabilities and services as workloads navigate their journey to the Cloud.  Product line opportunities include:  Machine Learning, Migration & Transfer, App Integration, Analytics, Database, Storage, Compute/Containers, Management and Governance, Security and Identity, Developer Tools, and Risk and Compliance.
  • Responsible for delivering on strategies and designing solutions that will align the use of cloud services and technologies to the published cloud roadmap.
  • Solution Design, Delivery and Support turning business needs into technology solutions.


 Key Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Provide experience in developing solutions for highly scalable, highly available, Cloud (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) services
  • Assist Cloud 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 solutions to keep the organization aligned between the business requirements and technology capabilities
  • Actively engage with peer technical teams as appropriate to ensure a holistic approach to planning and problem solving when needed
  • Influence standards and platform(s) for future application development and help develop team members to utilize the technologies
  • Provide input into best practices with automation, systems management, processes, standards, application performance, capability, tuning, storage and network
  • Help facilitate solutions meetings with business partners and technologies teams to build consensus and decisions without compromising delivery and/or service
  • Identify alignment of existing application portfolio to cloud standards and services
  • Be a highly motivated and active within multiple work streams and manage deliveries accordingly across multiple projects
  • Evaluate new technologies that could be beneficial to the enterprise
  • Ability to analyze problems, align 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
  • Coach and mentor technical professionals


Required Qualifications:

  • Public cloud provider experience (AWS preferred)
  • Infrastructure as Code (IaC) experience (Terraform preferred)
  • Patching and config management (SCCM, Ansible, Puppet, or equivalent)
  • Managed services experience creating, managing, and delivering
  • Experience with IT transformation - data center consolidations and migration
  • Knowledge of architecture and service models (TOGAF, SOA)
  • ITIL (foundational level, but exposure to more detail than foundation is often necessary)
  • Consulting skills - able to communicate ideas, design solutions, and market them across the company
  • Understanding of the need for governance, risk, security, and compliance


Required Experience:

  • Education: BS degree in Computer Science or Business preferred but not required
  • 7+ years of overall IT experience, leadership in the solution design, and implementation of highly scalable, highly available infrastructure, solutions and services.
  • 5+ years Operating Systems technologies.
  • 2+ years’ experience with Amazon Web Services.
  • Experience with large cloud migration, integration and consolidation projects.
  • Understanding of Operating Systems, storage, network, enterprise service bus/messaging, SOA, and hardware.
  • Understanding of Software Development Lifecycle Methodologies & experience using software containers.
  • In depth knowledge of application development including application servers, middleware, systems management, monitoring, configuration management, capacity planning and performance tuning, highly availability architectures.
  • Self-motivated and able to work across diverse technical and non-technical teams.
  • Demonstrated DevOps expertise including automation and continuous delivery model.





Please note: At this time, employees of Group Benefit Solutions can be considered for open positions within Group Benefit Solutions only. Applications from Group Benefit Solutions employees for open positions within other New York Life businesses are unable to be considered.  



Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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