SENIOR ASSOCIATE - Solutions Engineer


Date: Dec 2, 2018

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


Duties: Define, develop and present project specific high-level solution designs to the Solution Architect through the Architecture Review process. Work with the Enterprise Architecture team to ensure standards and best practices are followed. Partner with business stakeholders and Business Analysts to review and analyze business requirements. Translate business requirements and conceptual architectural designs into high-level solution designs. Interface with testing teams to design test strategies to support technical implementation. Collaborate with team members to develop Information, Data, Security, and Infrastructure strategies. Assist with the planning and assessment of project deliveries. Ensure the alignment of architectural designs and solutions with the organization’s business objectives and architectural standards, principles, and patterns. Document and review technical specifications and develop migration plans. Facilitate and lead design review sessions and detailed technical discussions. Coordinate with Systems Analysts to transform high-level solution designs into detailed solution designs. Support initiatives through the entire solution delivery lifecycle from initial kickoff to production deployment, and identify potential technical risks. Support Solution Architects in the evaluation and decision process for the buy versus build process. Identify and recommend technical improvements to current systems. Work with Solution Engineers across the company’s Technology platform to build out or enhance applications and solutions to ensure scalable, quality end-to-end solutions that effectively solve business problems


Requirements: Master's degree (or higher) in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent) plus three years' experience in performing Java/J2EE software design, architecture development and implementation or, alternatively, a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field and five years' experience as noted above. Specific skills/other requirements – must possess One year of the following: Performing end-to-end software development and delivery of software applications utilizing Java, J2EE, IBM RSA, Eclipse, SQL developer and Toad.; Developing messaging utilizing SOAP Web services, Restful Web Services, MQ and JMS.; Developing business processes utilizing BPM tools (Tibco iProcess) and Rule Engines.; Integrating platforms utilizing Enterprise Service Bus (Tibco BW) and IBM message broker.; Performing Oracle database design including data modeling, stored procedures, functions, and performance tuning.; Developing applications using Weblogic or Websphere servers.; Automating and developing programs using Unix Shell Scripting.; Performing automated scheduling for end-of-day batch cycles and midday batch cycles utilizing Autosys OR ESP.; and Partnering with business, application technology teams, development teams, Quality Assessment (QA) teams and infrastructure teams to deliver complex projects and technology solutions across front office, operations, risk, compliance and regulatory divisions.






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