DevOps Engineering Lead


Date: Jul 27, 2022

Location: Lebanon, NJ, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co



When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values career development, collaboration, innovation, and inclusiveness. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career while developing personally and professionally through various resources and programs. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.


General Overview:

The DevOps Engineering Lead will be responsible for the DevOps transformation strategy execution, will bridge the gap between development, testing, change management and support teams to increase the flow of planned work while maintaining quality, reliability, scalability, and security of Services using automation tools, process controls and advocacy. A successful candidate will be highly structured and analytical, able to synthesize large variety of requirements from different IT stakeholders, convert into a roadmap, steering change with a high focus on execution.

Primary Responsibility:

  • Lead and execute DevOps transformation roadmap across the department in development, testing, operations, and other supporting functions
  • Manage DevOps/SRE (Site Reliability) engineers and provide hands-on guidance in building and implementing DevOps tools, processes and workflows
  • Mentor development, testing and support teams on DevOps tools and processes, function as chief advocate to drive adoption
  • Participate in Community of Practice (CoP) sessions to advance standardization and best practices within the enterprise
  • Design processes that improve the quality of changes and allow frequent, observable and auditable low-risk deployments
  • Develop tools and automation necessary for managing infrastructure and for effective application and platform monitoring
  • Explore, assess, propose and implement new tools in the DevOps toolkit that helps standardize the Plan, Build, Deploy and Operate cycle of software development.


  • A minimum of 7 years DevOps technical leadership and/or Architecture experience.
  • Extensive experience with container-based technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, or EKS.
  • Exceptional analytical and troubleshooting skills in complex Unix/Linux systems environment and applications implementations.
  • Experience designing and building CI/CD pipeline with tools such as Jenkins, AWS CodeBuild/CodeDeploy, Terraform, CloudFormation and Kubernetes toolset
  • Experience with Source control management such as Git, Artifactory
  • Experience designing and implementing CI/CD pipeline security toolset (e.g Static/Dynamic Analysis and Security Testing (SAST/DAST), Software Composition Analysis (SCA) , Image/Container/Container Registry scanning)
  • Modern web services & serverless architectures, cloud platforms such as AWS, GCE, Azure
  • In-Depth knowledge on AWS services including VPC, IAM, EC2, RDS, EKS, CloudWatch, S3, RDS, Route53, Lambda.
  • Passionate about Continuous Build, Integration, Test, and Delivery systems.
  • Experience with software development processes such as building, unit testing, code analysis, release process, and code coverage.
  • Experience with any modern observability/monitoring systems such as ELK, SumoLogic, Splunk, New Relic etc.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to work with large development teams.

Education - Degrees/Certificates

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or related discipline.
  • AWS DevOps Engineer/ AWS Certified Sysops Administrator/ AWS Solution Architect
  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)


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 volunteerism, supported by the Foundation. We're proud that due to our mutuality, we operate in the best interests of our policy owners. 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 Requisition ID: 86986




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