Senior Strategy Data Analyst


Date: May 14, 2021

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 Service Analytics team is a part of the Service Insights Center of Excellence. Our team partners with business and enterprise stakeholders to deliver analytical support to aid in the decision-making process. We help illuminate areas of opportunities to improve our customer experience and enhance operational efficiency. This team works on a wide variety of compelling high impact projects, such as customer churn modeling, speech analytics, client interaction trends, digital adoption, and call center ops. As a member of the Service Insights team, you will be a part of a group of highly skilled analytics professionals, with a passion for data and insights.

The Senior Strategy Data Analyst role will be a key member of the Analytics team that will own the development of high-profile analyses. This individual has a strong ability to formulate strategic solutions leveraging data programming languages and visualization tools. You will take complex ambiguous challenges and develop actionable insights that will produce tangible benefits.

This role will partner closely with various business teams to formulate and execute business strategies that align with the Foundational Insurance Business (FIB) goals. The Senior Strategy Data Analysts will serve as a team ambassador at the enterprise level. This role will work with peer analytics teams to deliver on cross department initiatives.

This role will be integrated into a well-established team of collaborative and intelligent analysts.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Work with senior business leaders to develop and execute business strategy; Present your recommendations and insights for enhancing customer experience and business operations to the department and enterprise leadership.
  • Work with senior business leaders to develop and execute business strategy; Present your recommendations and insights for enhancing customer experience and business operations to the department and enterprise leadership
  • Partner with internal customers to understand their initiatives and provide analytical support; Develop actionable recommendations and communicate findings in a clear and concise manner
  • Own the process of implementing insights; Partner with business teams to create tangible impact for the organization 
  • Work with cutting edge data analytics tooling to independently develop complex queries; Create data visualizations that synthesize trends for senior leaders
  • Present findings to senior audiences in a professional manner
  • Develop predictive models leveraging advance forecasting techniques that can be leveraged to enhance operations
  • Serve as the SME on department related datasets
  • Provide subject matter expertise to junior and senior analysts regarding data visualization, SQL,R and Python
  • Help address data needs (toolings, platforms, etc.) and how data should be structured/stored
  • Acts as a liaison with various data and analytics teams across NYL



  • Requires a degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Data Science, Analytics or related field. (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Minimum of 5+  years of related experience in an analytics role
  • Adept at taking complex concepts/datasets and being able to identify trends and insights
  • Strong communication skills to support business partners
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills required
  • Experience manipulating large datasets
  • Strong ability to create insightful visuals via Tableau
  • Expert knowledge of SQL
  • Experience in R programming and Python.
  • Experience with Hadoop and AWS
  • Ability to interpret data to help in strategic decision making.
  • Solid proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications; expert Excel skills
  • Ability to clearly articulate and present ideas both in writing and verbally to all levels within New York Life.
  • Professional, positive demeanor!





Please note: This role requires FINRA licensed and/or FINRA Associated Person pre-hire fingerprinting.


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: 83489



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