Cloud Solutions Architect


Date: Feb 19, 2021

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


Job Function and Key Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • This position is responsible for defining and delivering the strategies and solutions that will align the use of cloud services and technologies to the published Enterprise Roadmap. 
  • The Cloud Solutions Architect will assit cross functional projects teams in delivering designs and solutions for deployment of cloud infrastructure to meet critical technology and business requirements. 

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide experienced leadership in developing the architecture of highly scalable, highly available, Cloud (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) services and solutions 
  • Facilitate design meetings with business partners and technologies teams to build consensus and creating solution decisions without compromising delivery and/or service 
  • Assist Enterprise Architecture in creating cloud compute standards, identifying and mitigating risks with technology, and help drive solutions for the enterprise 
    Create, modify, and adapt a cloud compute architectures to keep the organization aligned between the business requirements and technology capabilities
    Provide foresight into potential future technology trends or issues that will impact the organization and provide mitigation plans to address 
  • Provide standards and platform(s) for future application development and help develop team members to utilize the technologies 
  • Provide insight into best practices with automation, systems management, processes and standards, application performance, capability, and tuning, and storage and network management 
  • Algin existing application portfolio to cloud standards and services 
  • Be a highly motivated and active technology leader within multiple work streams and manage deliveries accordingly across multiple projects 
  • Review and evaluate new technologies that could be beneficial to the enterprise 
  • Ability to analyze problems, define solutions, and articulate those in a clear discernible manner. 
  • Communicate with all levels of the organization, senior leadership to professional staff 

Keeps abreast of business, operational, and technology trends that may affect the portfolio and strategy 

Required Qualifications: 
Describe the Certifications/Licenses, Education, Technical/Functional Skill Sets, and Experience that are REQUIRED for this position 

  • 10+ years of architecture, design, and implementation of highly scalable, highly available infrastructure, solutions and services 
  • 5+ years experience with Cloud (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) services and solutions.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with cloud based technologies (Amazon Web Services, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, , etc) in an Enterprise computing environment. 
  • Experience with large cloud migration, integration and consolidation projects 
  • Understanding of Operating Systems, storage, network, enterprise service bus/messaging, SOA, and hardware 
  • Understanding of Software Development Lifecycle Methodologies & experience using software containers
  • In depth knowledge of application development including application servers, middleware, systems management, monitoring, configuration management, capacity planning and performance tuning, highly availability architectures. 
  • Strong organizational, task, and project management skills 
  • Self motivated and able to work across diverse technical and non-technical teams. 
  • Demonstrated DevOps expertise including automation and continuous delivery model 
  • Proven record for solution design and implementation of scalable, reliable, and high performance application and database 



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