Data Engineer

Posting Date: Nov 25, 2023

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

Location Designation: Hybrid 



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 Data Engineer must be passionate about digging into data and understanding the stories the data are telling. You will be equally passionate about helping others solve problems, gain insights, and make decisions using data.  You will work to solidify, enhance and support our data quality, analytics and  dashboards/reports. 


  • Actively partner with Corporate Data Strategy and Governance and other Corporate Technology divisions to design and implement solutions for extraction and integration of data to and from data warehouses, data marts and data lakes for the purposes of reporting, decision support and driving insights.
  • Identify, investigate, and resolve data discrepancies by finding the root cause of issues; work with partners across various cross-functional teams to prevent future occurrences.
  • Proactively look for opportunities to optimize the data loading structure and develop new approaches to improve the onboarding and integrity of the data.
  • Provide basic reporting and respond to inquiries asking for insights about the data sets from stakeholders, in a timely fashion thru data.
  • Ensure that data is clean, consistent and synchronized across platforms as you oversee the design and implantation of data cleansing procedures.
  • Represent area on projects, be a key player in meetings with all levels of management.
  • Act as a mentor to team members and the Foundational Business on all technical issues.



  • Proficient knowledge of SQL 
  • Experience working with Redshift and Hadoop.
  • Ability to interpret data to help in strategic decision making.
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills required
  • Ability to clearly articulate and present ideas both in writing and verbally to all levels within NYLife 
  • Experience manipulating large data sets leveraging tools such as Python & R 
  • Knowledge of the ETL process 
  • Solid proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications; expert Excel skills
  • Expertise in doing Root Cause Analysis and resolving performance bottlenecks 
  • Professional, positive demeanor


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Salary range: $105,000-$160,000 

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: 89657




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