Database Engineer Manager


Date: Jan 2, 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


The Database Engineering Manager will support the enterprise database infrastructure requirements from an engineering perspective. The role will also be the subject matter expert for database technologies. The Database Engineering Manager will supervise database engineers to provide solid database infrastructure design and architecture. The role will also be responsible for maintaining the area’s project and interfacing with vendors on new products and technologies.



  • Experience in project management
  • Strong problem solver with a growth mindset that promotes innovation and continuous improvement
  • Leadership Skills - Keeps others motivated, resolves conflicts, is decisive, leads without authority
  • Analytical Skills – Makes decisions based on on-going review of data that can affect the project
  • Time Management – Multi-tasking and working on multiple priorities at once
  • Experience in prevailing industry architecture and engineering methodologies such as TOGAF or Zachman



  • 15+ years in overall database experience including Oracle, MSSQL, PostgreSQL, IDMS and DB2
  • Experience in different environments including the Mainframe, Linux and Windows
  • Strong communications and documentation skills
  • Excellent problem solving, communications, prioritization and organizational skills
  • Executes with minimal direction
  • Highly collaborative and team oriented
  • Proven executive and/or public speaking skills
  • Proven ability to strategically analyze risks, benefits and opportunities associated with technology solutions
  • Ability to guide and mentor associates



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Information Technology preferred
  • Certification in ITIL preferred





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