Cloud Application DBA/Data Engineer


Date: Jan 23, 2021

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co


A career at New York Life offers many opportunities. To be part of a growing and successful business. To reach your full potential, whatever your specialty. Above all, to make a difference in the world by helping people achieve financial security. It’s a career journey you can be proud of, and you’ll find plenty of support along the way. Our development programs range from skill-building to management training, and we value our diverse and inclusive workplace where all voices can be heard. 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 service, supported by our Foundation. It all adds up to a rewarding career at a company where doing right by our customers is part of who we are, as a mutual company without outside shareholders. 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


The ideal team member will work closely with the Development, Engineering and Operations teams as a joint effort working on key deliverables ensuring production scalability and stability across New York Life. In addition, this role will also help develop and enhance best practices, ensure the platform can effectively meet performance & SLA requirements while supporting capacity planning / sizing exercises and new initiatives.


Role expectations:

  • Person will be responsible to On-Prem/Cloud Application DBA work in non- production and Production environments.
  • Ability to conduct in-depth research with curiosity and work through complex problems successfully and reach workable solutions.
  • Ability to work in ambiguous situations; take a high-level assignment and work the detail to produce a successful solution.
  • Leads cross functional teams to develop and implement best practices to solve application performance issues rapidly
  • Prior experience in Large scale and high performance oriented distributed system is must.
  • Working closely with the various teams -Platform, data science, database, network, BI and application teams to make sure that all the big data applications are highly available and performing as expected
  • Perform Tuning and Increase Operational efficiency on a continuous basis
  • Monitor health of the platforms and Generate Performance Reports and Monitor and provide continuous improvements




  • Minimum 5 years of work experience as Data Engineer, in maintaining, optimization, issue resolution and supporting Business users and Batch with more
  • Recent experience in building/configuring AWS Data Pipeline with (DMS/S3/Glue/Python/Redshift/Tableau)
  • Expertise in RDS (Oracle/SQL Server) databases and Non-Relational databases such as (Redshift/Snowflake).
  • provide support for - aggregation, lookup & fact table creation criteria's and performance tuning of Large Datawarehouse databases/Applications.
  • Experience in Linux / Unix OS Services, Administration, Shell, AWK scripting
  • Experience with CI/CD pipeline, and DevOps.
  • Infrastructure as Code (IaC) experience (Terraform preferred)
  • Experience with various cloud tools such as GitHub/Sumologic/New Relic/Jenkins
  • Experience in Agile software development practices (story sizing, sprint planning, retrospectives).
  • Comfortable scripting in one or more of the following (bash, Python, Java, Perl)
  • Previous Hadoop and ETL Tool experience like DataStage is Plus.  
  • Knowledge on Spark and Python is a plus


Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills, analytical and problem-solving skills

Self-driven, Ability to work independently and as part of a team with proven track record developing and launching products at scale


Minimum four-year degree required






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Job Requisition ID: 82863 

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