CORPORATE VICE PRESIDENT

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Date: Mar 13, 2019

Location: Lebanon, NJ, 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 www.NewYorkLife.com.

 

Position:  Corporate Vice President (Lebanon, New Jersey)

 

Duties: Design and code software components, units, and modules that meet product specification and development schedules. Provide technical leadership and act as a resource for lower-level developers while ensuring that all testing and review activities are properly carried out. Analyze functional and system level user stories, tasks and issues and conduct Sprint and Release planning and implement maintenance and feature sprints. Work with the developers and systems engineers to solve critical problems and identify efficiencies in implementing technical and functional requirements and tasks. Work closely with product owners, stakeholders, business analysts, project managers, and other development teams to define the requirements and to create quality code. Assist with creating project resource estimates, metrics to track completion phase, defect reports, defect prevention, development efficiency and quality. Present project specific detailed solution design to Solution Architect through Architecture Review process. Propose new technologies, new technical and architectural strategies, and new processes to meet business challenges, in full consideration of their costs and benefits. Partner with Business stakeholders and IT Business Analysts to review and understand business requirements. Ensure the alignment of design and solution with the organization's business objectives and architectural standards, principles & patterns. Provide technical guidance, training, direction and review the work of colleagues working on detailed design issues to ensure alignment. Manage Solution Architects in the evaluation and decision process of buy versus build, including packaged applications, SaaS and Cloud based offerings. Act as a subject matter expert in assigned functional domains, technologies and applications. identify and suggest technical improvements in current systems. Collaborate with Development (Technical) Lead and Solution Developers to transform overall project guidelines into technical requirements that translate into code. Document and review technical specifications with cross-functional teams. Stay up-to-date on emerging trends and technologies and ensures that they are integrated into technical solutions whenever possible and identify and suggest architectural improvements in current systems.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree  in Computer Science, Engineering or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent) plus seven years of experience performing Java J2EE development within an Agile environment or, alternatively, a Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering (willing to accept foreign education equivalent) and five years of experience as noted above. Must possess one year of the following: Providing event-driven and microservices architectural solutions for the insurance industry. Converting applications into cloud-based web services using AWS. Performing life insurance ACORD modelling to design enterprise architecture. Defining strategies for Continuous Integration and Continuous development (CI CD) tools to help increase the velocity of development and the release of well-tested, usable products, including Jenkins, Bamboo, Maven, and Git. Performing SOAP-based web-services design and development using Apache CXF with JPA2.0 Open Jpa Implementation on WAS 8.5. Multithreading java Utils, including Concurrent Hash Map, Blocking Queue, Executor, and futures extensively implemented to handle the insurance agent licensing identification process. Utilizing Hadoop Map Reducer to introduce mortality rate of insurance analytics. Implementing SOLR full text search, faceted, fuzzy search mechanism for efficient retrieval of indexed insurance policy data. Interfacing with product owners, business analysts, and enterprise technology teams to gather and analyze requirements and develop technology solutions and prioritize projects based on business needs and technology team capacity. Performing code reviews and providing mentorship and training to junior associates.

 

 

 

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