AWS Solution Architect


Date: Dec 31, 2021

Location: Lebanon, NJ, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co


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General Overview:

Solution Architect for Enterprise Data Management is accountable and responsible for designing technology solutions that meet the goals, requirements and business outcomes for specific initiatives and assigned business domains working in full support of the Domain Architect and Business / Systems Analysts. This position will help advance the directives of the organization around simplification, and modernization of our technology stacks by providing architectural leadership in the implementation of our enterprise data management strategy.


 Primary Responsibility:

  • Contributes to the development and executes to deliver a future state architecture that transforms our current technology landscape from monolithic on prem Hadoop Data Eco system to an AWS cloud centric architecture
  • Facilitates solution design discussions
  • Provides domain specific technical expertise and leadership to develop data solutions spanning business processes, platforms and environments
  • Generates conceptual/logical architectures, system documents and risk assessments
  • Responsible for ensuring the recommended design is followed through to implementation through reviews of high-level and detailed design documentation
  • Collaborates with Cloud services team to align services for the cloud supporting a continuous develop and continuous integration methodology
  • Drive innovation through adoption of cloud centric services
  • Supports application teams in utilizing the data platform effectively to facilitate speed to delivery of business capabilities
  • Participates in R&D activities related to technologies in the specified area of expertise, making recommendations for possible acquisition.
  • Develops, improves, validates and uses tools to improve both the effectiveness and efficiency of architectural efforts, within both the area of expertise and scope of influence.
  • Works closely with EA and Security to understand processes, standards and guidelines to facilitate speed to delivery



  • A minimum of 5-7 years technical architecture experience
  • Establishing and leveraging relationships with senior Business and Technical leaders
  • Architecting, designing and leading teams to deliver complex data management solutions functional areas
  • Developing enterprise information management standards
  • Enterprise data management services is highly desirable
  • Experience in Systems engineering techniques such as architecture modeling, alternative analysis, tradeoff analysis, and portfolio analysis.
  • Experience in business process modeling & reengineering.
  • Experience in various architecture disciplines like Application, Data, Security and Infrastructure.
  • Experience with developing data architecture and ecosystems that decouple data from systems of records and presentation systems that scale.
  • Strong knowledge of AWS services
  • Experience working in a highly collaborative environment, proactively innovating solutions that support the goals and desired outcomes that provide business value
  • Experience in designing for 24 x 7 availability in a complex, primarily batch driven environment.



  • Demonstrated experiences and expertise in information management strategy, methodologies, tools and techniques with special emphasis on enterprise information management in complex, regulated environments
  • Demonstrated ability to engage senior business leadership – to translate business strategy to information technology strategy and tactical plans
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate, communicate, build relationships, mentor and influence a community of technology and data professionals across lines of business, geographies and functional areas
  • Strong written, verbal and communication skills with the demonstrated ability to work with all levels within the organization
  • Deep experience in planning, architecting, designing, and delivering enterprise data management solutions
  • Including operational and management reporting, analytical and data science platforms and solutions
  • Strong organizational, analytical, decision-making and problem-solving skills; accuracy and attention to details
  • Strong ability to develop architectural diagrams, and to tell a story through effective use of visuals
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple simultaneous priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to think end-to-end, connect moving parts, and anticipate and manage change impacts
  • Ability to define and leverage metrics to drive performance and outcomes
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with visualization tools like Tableau and Spotfire is desirable.
  • Possesses a deep understanding of current and future information management technologies and applications
  • Understanding of DevOps practices and principles
  • Highly self-motivated and directed
  • Proven ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Possess high level of organizational skill and keen attention to detail



            AWS Solutions Architect Certification


Education - Degrees/Certificates

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering, computer science, or related discipline preferred but not required for the right skillset and experience.




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