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Location Designation: Hybrid - 3 days per week 

 

 

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.

 

 

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.


Role Summary

We are looking for a Technology Delivery Lead to join our team within the Client Prospecting Value Stream.  This role is focused on developing and executing on a multi-year roadmap that drives the realization of shared outcomes across the business and technology.  You will oversee and partner with talented analysts, architects, and engineers to design, build, test, and enhance solutions for our business using modern technology stacks, creating exceptional experiences for our stakeholders to support business opportunities. 

 

In this role, you will have accountability for multiple ecosystems, with goals that encompass enhancing capabilities, modernizing the underlying technology stacks, establishing architectural direction, and ensuring financial prudence.  You will need to be experienced in delivery and focus internally and externally to establish benchmarks for comparison. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains a delivery roadmap that aligns with the goals of the Client Prospecting Value Stream, identifying opportunities for improved sequencing while focusing on successful execution.
  • Works closely with other leaders within and outside the Value Stream, e.g., planning leads, RTEs, Tech Leads and QA Leads to ensure transparency of initiatives.
  • Delivers on team commitments ensuring transparency of work, challenges, blockers, etc.
  • Engages in complex initiatives, guiding teams on effectively identifying and resolving cross-dependencies.
  • Works with various levels of the organization to understand business goals, strategies, capabilities, and processes to ensure cross-team alignment.
  • Facilitates business and Technology alignment through a collaborative, supportive, and consultative manner.
  • Creates and facilitates cross-team communications to enhance transparency and issue identification and resolution.
  • Identifies organizational requirements for the resources, structures, and cultural changes necessary to support the execution and delivery.
  • In partnership with a Value Stream Architect, presents gap analysis and/or IT investment roadmaps that reflect the status of the existing IT landscape, namely, its ability to contribute to future-state business capabilities around ecosystems and digital platforms for the scope of the given release train.
  • Responsible for coaching and career development of the resources within their teams, building a strong employee base of highly engaged resources with deep technical skills and strong business acumen.
  • A strong focus on the customer and connected experience to drive the productivity of end users.

 

 

Education / Training

  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree in business, computer science or a related field of study would be ideal but not required.
  • Certifications in delivery methodologies such as Scaled Agile are a plus.

 

Previous Experience

  • Five or more years of experience in enterprise-level delivery of IT solutions, including stakeholder management.
  • Five or more years of experience in managing multiple work streams of IT technical delivery through close coordination/cooperation with Business Leads / Product Managers
  • Five or more years of experience in SAFe Agile framework and processes, including estimation, scheduling, financial planning, and budgeting.
  • Strong experience managing staffing, identifying resource gaps, and contention issues, including internal employees and vendor resources/consultants.
  • Proven experience in talent development, including hiring, coaching, mentoring, and active feedback.
  • Proven experience in relationship building.

 

 

 

Additional Skills / Knowledge

  • Able to resolve issues independently, analyzing solutions using judgment, knowledge and prior experience; develops a new perspective using existing solutions.
  • Excellent leadership skills with the capability to work closely with other Value Streams, Business Areas, Corporate Functions, Centers for enablement, etc.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including an ability to tailor communication and present at very senior levels, while also being able to dive into the details and the ability to articulate new ideas and concepts to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Effectively and proactively manages expectations.
  • Proven ability to lead a team or teams that are responsible for driving the advancement of the overall Value Stream roadmap through Agile Ways of Working
  • Proven success in influencing and working effectively across a broad and complex organization to influence process adoption and continuous improvement.
  • Ability to lean into the culture and foster team collaboration, decision-making, and execution.
  • Knowledge of modern technology ecosystems, SaaS, infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), service-oriented architecture (SOA), APIs, open data, microservices, mobile app development, content management system, SSO, cyber security and app scan tools to name a few.
  • Knowledge of business models, operating models, financial models, cost-benefit analysis, budgeting, and risk management
  • Knowledge of information management practices, system development life cycle, IT services, agile and lean methodologies, infrastructure and operations, and EA and ITIL frameworks
  • Understanding of the different types of agile principles, methodologies, and frameworks, especially those designed to be scaled at the enterprise level.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong consulting skills such as targeted communications, engagement management, stakeholder management, and business development
  • Excellent analytical, planning, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly to new business domains and technologies.

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Salary range: $160,000-$240,000 

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 www.NewYorkLife.com.

Job Requisition ID: 90467

 

 

 

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.

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