Business Solution Architect


Date: Oct 18, 2021

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co


When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values development, career growth, collaboration, innovation, and diversity & inclusion. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. Through various resources and programs, you can grow your career while developing personally and professionally.




The Finance organization at New York Life has selected Anaplan as our enterprise performance management system (“planning tool”) to support Financial Planning & Analysis. This system will be managed through a Center of Excellence, consisting of a corporate team and federated team of model builders. The Solution Architect will have overall technical responsibility to ensure that the system architecture and deployment meets requirements and best practices.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide thought leadership on  technical leading practices and lead technical architecture design for Anaplan models
  • Quality check technical design and provide guidance on  leading practices
  • Assess scalability on enhancements/new use cases and sizing/workspace considerations
  • Oversee model builders technical build and ensure standard practices being followed across models
  • Design Anaplan data architecture and work with Finance Systems / Technology teams to streamline system and data integration upstream/downstream
  • Stay informed of new features being released by Anaplan and provide guidance on feasibility for ecosystem



  • 10+ years of systems implementation experience with widely used planning tools like Cognos, Hyperion, BPC, QlikView, Tableau, etc.
  • 10+ years of financial analysis and modeling experience
  • Expereince with Anaplan a plus
  • Experience with inbound and outbound data integrations with major source systems (ERP, CRM, HR)
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills 
  • Ability to influence and work across functional areas


  • Certified Anaplan model builder (3+ years of Anaplan model building experience is a plus)
  • Understanding of leading practices in Anaplan design and scalability


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 our Foundation. 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: 83894




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