Senior Associate, Data Strategy, Governance & Enablement


Date: May 19, 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 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 Data Strategy, Governance & Enablement (DSG&E) team provides transformative data capabilities and solutions that serve as an enterprise data, reporting, and analytics platform for the core insurance group at New York Life (NYL).


The team is in search of a strong programmer to serve as one of the primary experts of Agency, Marketing, Product, and Transaction data at NYL. This role will focus on making data readily available and consumable in a central Cloud data hub. The role will also entail sourcing historical data elements from the vast network of legacy systems into the company’s future-state data architecture. The candidate will work closely with the technology team to make decisions impacting the modernization of the company’s data architecture moving forward. The role will also support the DSG&E team’s ongoing, client-based initiatives, ultimately providing solutions to a wide range of internal stakeholders across the business. Note: This is an individual-contributor role. Also, while this is a Business-facing role, there will be heavy interaction with Technology teams.



  • Interact with data modelers to export, transform, and load data elements from existing data sources for use in the creation of new, user-friendly tables in the Cloud Data Hub
  • Analyze internal data architecture and data integrations to identify inefficiencies. Make best practice recommendations for modeling business data and BI solutions
  • Actively engage with application teams & essaying teams across the organization to understand the data requirements, data flows, data entities and data relationships
  • Oversee data quality and ensure data is properly translated for consumption by end business users
  • Execute on various requests by sourcing raw data from multiple databases, tables and systems
  • Work with guidance from senior developers to prototype new data solutions that support business teams in their ad hoc reporting responsibilities
  • Interface with Business teams to understand business strategies, requirements, and pain points that can be addressed by data and business solutions
  • Support the definition of test scenarios and prepare test scripts to support business and technology teams in end-to-end QA essaying efforts



  • Strong programming/coding background (SAS, R, Python)
  • Strong SQL background (TOAD, SQL Workbench)
  • 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 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

Job Requisition ID: 85137




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