Solution Architect


Date: Mar 24, 2021

Location: Lebanon, NJ, 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 Solutions Architect (SA) will be a core member of a business-aligned technology team providing strategic and tactical expertise in support of New York Life Retail & Institutional Annuities, Long Term Care, Business Solutions and Individual Disability Insurance portfolio of businesses. Individual will create and maintain a multiyear technology roadmap for each of the supported domains to enable business strategy and alignment to enterprise standards. The SA will provide technical expertise and oversight on design, development, and implementation of programs and projects.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain overall accountability for Technology roadmaps and underlying assets within supported domains
  • Evaluate new and existing tools, technologies, processes and capabilities
  • Identify opportunities where capabilities can be leveraged across the enterprise to enable synergies across business units
  • Collaborate and develop relationships with delivery teams and other enterprise technology teams by partnering, sharing and leveraging best practices and solutions
  • Exercise experience and influence to make well-informed technology build vs buy, platform and integration decisions in a rapidly growing and evolving environment
  • Deliver artifacts, technical analysis documents and architectural designs that meet business needs and align to enterprise architecture standards
  • Represent programs and projects at the architecture and security review board and guide development teams in creating solutions based on defined patterns
  • Mentor and guide peers and junior talent to help create a pool of technically strong subject matter experts
  • Champion ideation, innovation, and continuous improvement
  • Develop materials/presentations for executive stakeholders


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field, or adequate work experience also considered
  • 4-7 years of demonstrated technical experience in an enterprise environment, preferably in architecture and applications delivery organizations
  • 4-7 years of domain/solutions architecture experience implementing complex technology solutions
  • Experience creating cloud enablement and cloud-based solution architecture AWS or Azure
  • Customer-centric engineering mindset with an outside-in perspective
  • Proven track record of leading enterprise-scale, complex projects in a highly matrixed organizational structure with multiple business and technology stakeholders
  • Hands-on experience with software development processes and procedures
  • Solid understanding of technology components, DevOps tools, and practices
  • Proven experience in building strong partnerships with key stakeholders, including senior-level executive sponsors
  • Ability to influence leaders, drive change and transformation while working across all levels of the organization
  • Executive presence, communication skills
  • Proficient with Visio, MS Project, Word, Excel & PowerPoint


Preferred but Not Required

  • Life/P&C/Long Term Care/Disability Insurance or Annuities experience
  • Financial industry background




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

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