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Jr. Salesforce Developer (Entry Level)

Date: May 9, 2018

Location: Jersey City, NJ, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

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New York Life Insurance Company (“New York Life” or “the company”) is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States*. Founded in 1845, New York Life is headquartered in New York City, maintains offices in all fifty states, and owns Seguros Monterrey New York Life in Mexico.


New York Life is one of the most financially strong and highly capitalized insurers in the business. The company reported 2016 operating earnings of $1.954 billion. Total assets under management at year end 2016, with affiliates, totaled $538 billion.  As of year-end 2016, New York Life’s surplus was $23.336 billion**.  New York Life holds the highest possible financial strength ratings currently awarded to any life insurer from all four of the major ratings agencies: A.M. Best, A++; Fitch AAA; Moody’s Aaa; Standard & Poor’s AA+. (Source: Individual Third Party Ratings Report as of 8/17/16).


Financial strength, integrity and humanity—the values upon which New York Life was founded—have guided the company’s decisions and actions for over 170 years.


Role Description


  • This role includes technical design/development, configuration, maintenance, administration and integration of the Salesforce platform.
  • Provide solutions that are highly scalable, extensible and easy to maintain while keeping the overall end-user experience in mind.
  • Take full control and responsibility for finding solution to highly ambiguous problems, and drive towards simple, but elegant solutions.
  • Highly motivated self-starter individual demonstrating integrity, initiative and innovation qualities.


Technical Skills


  • Devloper with strong intrest in learning Apex, Visualforce and programming skills.
  •  Java/JSP/XML/JSON/Web Services (WSDL/SOAP/REST) experience is a plus
  • Knowledge in web-based systems architecture, service-based architecture, enterprise application required.
  • Intrested in learning  how to integrate data from multiple external sources and leverage it within the CRM environment
  • Interset in working with scripted data loader, web services, cloud or on-premise middleware and other enterprise integrating technologies
  • Experience working on CRM/Salesforce is a plus 



  • Previous internship experience is a plus
  • Bachelors Degree is required
  • Strong Interest in application development and configuration
  • Strong communcation skills











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*Based on revenue as reported by “Fortune 500, ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual),” Fortune Magazine, June 17, 2016.  See  for methodology.

**Total surplus, which includes the Asset Valuation Reserve, is one of the key indicators of the company’s long-term financial strength and stability and is presented on a consolidated basis of the company.


1. Operating earnings is the key measure use by management to track Company’s profitability from ongoing operations and underlying profitability of the business. This indicator is based on generally accepted accounting principles in the US (GAAP), with certain adjustments Company believes to be appropriate as a measurement approach (non GAAP), primarily the removal of gains or losses on investments and related adjustments.


2. Assets under management represent Consolidated Domestic and International insurance Company Statutory assets (cash and invested assets and separate account assets) and third party assets principally managed by New York Life Investment management Holdings LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company.

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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