Solution Architect


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


Role Summary: Solution Architect is accountable for developing and solutioning for an agent or agency facing business capability.  The ideal candidate demonstrates highly effective communication skills, can conduct and manage conversations with C-level business and technology executives.  The candidate should have demonstratable experience in developing end to end business solutions but at the same time can guide project-based architecture, design and sizing of the end-to-end solution for Captive Agency (Distribution Management) business.  The Solution architect is responsible to align business capabilities, delivery, cost estimates and overseeing the execution in accordance to the set-forth architecture.


Role and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing end-to-end business capability architecture e.g. Agent Recruiting and Onboarding
  • Transform very high-level requirements into specific implementation strategies furthering multi-year technology roadmap
  • Effectively own, manage and communicate with business leaders to solve critical business problems
  • Works with and across other leaders, architects and implementation leads to ensure that a solution architecture aligns and is consistent with both design guidelines and enterprise architecture standards
  • Understands and augments the solution architecture and design to address integrations being applied across businesses, applications, technologies and services
  • Facilitates solution design discussions
  • Responsible for ensuring the recommended design is followed through to implementation and meets Enterprise Architecture Board, Security Review Board etc. requirements
  • Partners with architecture stakeholders across the organization; such as Integration, Data, Security and Enterprise Architecture. 
  • Additionally, interacts with Security, Compliance, Legal and Vendor relationship teams for onboarding new partners / vendors to meet each team’s requirements from the solution.
  • Understands technology standards, policies and procedures and emerging technologies and applies this knowledge to specific solutions


Insurance Domain Experience:

  • Proven experience as a solution architect for commercial or retail insurance
  • Ability To understand, document and propose Technology solutions for fortune 500 enterprise, particularly within the insurance / agency domain
  • Demonstrable experience in understanding insurance Technology patterns and implementation of technology capabilities using These Technology patterns


The candidate should possess demonstrable experience in the following core competencies:

  • Emerging Technologies
  • Technology Standards, Policies and Procedures
  • Service Provider Assessment and Evaluation
  • Strategic Technology Planning
  • Consulting/Collaboration
  • Business Acumen
  • Problem solving
  • Openness to Learning
  • Relationship building
  • TOGAF or equivalent architecture certification is a plus





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