Data Analyst, Sr. Associate


Date: Sep 14, 2022

Location: New York, NY, 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.


The Position

The Strategic Initiatives team, part of the Chief Data Office, is responsible for the development of an authoritative, future-state Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud data environment, the first of its kind at New York Life (NYL).


The team is in search of a strong data analyst and programmer to migrate, reconcile, and create authoritative source datasets in the future-state cloud. The candidate will work closely with both business functions and the technology team to drive enterprise-wide adoption of the cloud. Note: This is an individual-contributor role at the Senior Associate level. Also, while this is a Business-facing role, there will be heavy interaction with Technology teams.



  • Define authoritative sources and systems of record
  • Anomaly discover, root cause and gap analysis
  • Actively engage with application teams & testing teams across the organization to understand the data requirements, data flows, data entities and data relationships
  • Work with the business teams to develop KPIs, metrics logic, business rules
  • Define metadata
  • Define the functional data model requirements
  • Consult on defining enterprise sources and building physical data models
  • Support the definition of test scenarios and prepare test scripts to support business and technology teams in end-to-end QA testing efforts
  • Lead the business user testing and validation
  • Triage defects



  • Strong SQL background (TOAD, SQL Workbench)
  • Strong programming/coding background (SAS, R, Python)
  • Strong background with Oracle database designs
  • Experience with cloud implementations (AWS, Redshift, Snowflake)
  • Ability to define test strategies and approaches 
  • Ability to explain technical solutions to technical and non-technical teams
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills required
  • Must be very organized and have excellent problem-solving skills
  • Must be team oriented and able to interact with a diverse group
  • A proactive self-starter with the ability to work independently with limited supervision


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: 87284




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