Development Lead - Digital Solutions (Salesforce)


Date: Oct 1, 2021

Location: Jersey City, NJ, 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.




The New York Life is seeking a Development Lead to work as a senior developer within our Digital CRM development team to design and build solutions leveraging both Salesforce technologies as well as other platforms such as AWS.  They will work closely with a variety of product owners to understand the business problems being discussed, identify and quantify the business value and work with the team to build features and tools to solve those probles.


The successful candidate will have significant experience with the React Javascript framework, NodeJS, Python, Java, AWS Lambda and a deep understanding of event-based/asynchronous development. Additionally indepth knowledge of the Salesforce eco-system including SalesCloud, ServiceCloud, Aura, Lightning web components, Lightning Design System and the Apex language is required.  This is an active development role, so the successful candidate must currently be actively writing code.


The selected persons will also be involved in the design, development and implementation of web-services based solutions via REST/JSON.


Required Skills:

  • Three or more years of experience with React, Redux and associated tooling
  • Five years of experience with Javascript, Pyhton, HTML5, CSS3
  • Three years experience in SalesForce development customization (Aura, Apex etc)
  • Two years experience with Salesforce Lightning Web Components (LWC)
  • Must posess strong communication skills


Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Mulesoft and/or AEM is a plus
  • Experience with SOAP/XML services is a plus
  • Salesforce PD2 Certification is a plus



  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology or related field (willing also consider someone with 7-10 years of software development experience in lieu of a degree)




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: 83690




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Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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