Sr. Associate Functional Business Analyst


Date: Nov 23, 2022

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 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 functional data analyst to lead and deliver on all functional specifications and requirements related to cloud initiatives. 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. While this is a Business-facing role, there will be heavy interaction with Technology teams.



  • Work with business units and technology to define, analyze and document the business requirements with focus on workflows, rules, and final outcomes
  • Own the entire lifecycle of functional specifications and provide timely delivery to business, data and tech teams
  • Continuously evaluate and identify improvements in the system processes and functional architecture
  • Track milestones, activities and interdependencies across projects and tasks, with frequent status updates
  • Manage the intake and backlog of enhancements
  • Lead the prioritization of projects and rationalization of reports and datasets
  • Collaborate with the business users to translate business vision into business requirements, functional solution and specifications that are aligned with the existing technical framework


  • Experience in data/technology change projects and varying project / program environments (waterfall, scrum/agile, etc.)
  • Experience working with business requirements through to system level functional specifications
  • Experience in business analysis, data analytics or user experience
  • Experience owning a product backlog, sprint planning, prioritizing stories and driving iteration content
  • Knowledge of data Warehouses/data flows/transaction flows
  • Ability to code / perform simple queries a bonus
  • Ability to explain technical solutions to technical and non-technical teams
  • Strong writer
  • 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
  • Naturally curious



Salary range: $90,000-$135,000 

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: 87757




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