Location Designation: Hybrid - 3 days per quarter 



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.



The Enterprise Architect (EA) sits within the Office of the CIO as a member of  the Enterprise Architecture Center for Enablement (C4E). The EA is a strategic partner and advisor to the business and technology teams providing proactive and holistic help in achieving their targeted outcomes including optimizing costs, mitigating risks and improving sustainability.  This includes influencing the introduction of new and/or emerging technologies and architectures as well as expansion of existing platforms in support of business challenges, and target outcomes.


  • Govern and manage the organization technology standards and patterns to help reduce complexity, risk, and improve quality and speed of delivery.
  • Analysis of the business’ current and future-state capabilities and associated technology eco-system to detect critical gaps and opportunities recommending solutions for improvement to drive the business towards its targeted outcomes.
  • Perform oversight activities for the Architecture Planning & Application Portfolio Management Platform to maintain completeness and accuracy of data.
  • Provides architectural leadership, guidance and support for the broader architecture community to ensure architectural decisions and technology investments are aligned with Business and Technology strategy and objectives.
  • Leads analysis of our technology eco-system, including identification of key industry and technology trends to help advise IT architectural direction in-line with enterprise strategies.
  • Leads the refinement and advancement of the EA metrics program.
  • Collaborates with delivery teams to promote and ensure consistent application of architecture patterns, standards, best practices, as well as to leverage shared technologies, tools and processes that impact quality, scalability, sustainability, speed to value and time to market.
  • Proven experience in a technical architecture role, within the financial services industry
  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, system analysis or a related field of study, or equivalent experience.
  • Seven or more years of business experience in strategic and operations planning and/or business analysis or experience as an enterprise architecture consultant.
  • Strong understanding of business ecosystems, SaaS, infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), SOA, APIs, open data, microservices, event-driven IT and predictive analytics.
  • Experience with enterprise architecture tools, related graphical models, and frameworks (e.g. TOGAF).
  • Understanding of various operating models such as project-centric and product-centric and different types of agile principles, methodologies and frameworks, especially those designed to be scaled at the enterprise level.
  • Proactive and results driven.
  • Innovative with a focus on continuous improvement.

Excellent at conflict resolution and negotiation; ability to influence

  • Management experience preferred.
  • Strong consulting skills such as targeted communications, engagement management, stakeholder management and business development.
  • Knowledge of AI, Cloud, and emerging technologies





Salary range: $122,500-$210,000 

Overtime eligible: Exempt 

Discretionary bonus eligible: Yes 

Sales bonus eligible: No 


Click here to learn more about our benefits. Starting salary is dependent upon several factors including previous work experience, specific industry experience, and/or skills required.



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: 90298




About NY Life Insurance Company

Diversity & Humanity–two values that are deeply rooted in the New York Life culture and have laid the foundation for over 175 years of commitment to our employees, agents, policy owners, and the communities where we live and work. At New York Life you become a valued part of a welcoming, inclusive, and caring culture that has a long-standing legacy in stability and growth. The strength of New York Life revolves around our diversified, multi-dimensional business portfolio that goes beyond life insurance, and we want you to be a part of our legacy.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide an environment where you can explore your career ambitions, offering opportunities to tackle meaningful challenges and stretch your skills while balancing work and life priorities. You will be part of a diverse team guided by our belief to always be there for each other–providing the support and flexibility to grow and reach new heights while making an impact in the lives of others.

You are our future, and we commit to investing in you accordingly.

Visit our Linkedin to see how our employees and agents are leading the industry and impacting communities.

Visit our Newsroom to learn more about how our company is constantly evolving to meet our clients' and employees’ needs.

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Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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