Technology Product Analyst

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Date: Nov 23, 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.

 

 

 

We are looking for a technically savvy individual with a product mindset to help us continue to grow and launch new technology products and services. Technology Product Analyst is a hands-on role where you will have to analyze high level business requirements and translate them into technical specifications for our engineering team. In this role, you will work closely with business unit product managers, engineering, architects, user experience, and cross-functional counterparts to develop detailed requirements that enable high quality products to be built.

 

The candidate must be comfortable managing multiple products and capabilities simultaneously and be able to facilitate brainstorming of innovative ideas to implement cutting edge business solutions. The ideal candidate should be a passionate self-starter able to navigate through a high level of ambiguity.

 

If you have strong analytical skills, a curious mindset, and a strong desire to create a career in tech product management, come talk to us. You will get a chance to work with some of the brightest minds in the Life Insurance industry and take your career to new heights. We have a start-up like mindset, take smart risks, solve important problems, and adapt and iterate quickly. We are looking for someone who is passionate about building new products and to join a team that is made stronger through innovation and collaboration.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with busines on product roadmap, discovery and scoping of features, user designs; document product requirements, business rules/logic, define acceptance criteria; Resolve product questions and drive requirement clarity.
  • Work with the business team and key stakeholders to define scope updating existing product features as necessary and also implementing new product features.
  • Work with business product managers to understand the high-level business requirements
  • Responsible for delivering the product against business requirements.
  • Be hands-on with describing business rules as technical artifacts using internal tools
  • Be the “pseudo” product owner for the scrum teams driving project execution
  • Highly execution focused by working in conjunction with various counterparts
  • Be the primary liaison between other business units, BU product managers, engineering and other applicable groups to ensure flawless integration of new and existing feature sets
  • Work with the product design team to understand product feasibility and features and analyze and clarify product requirements
  • Work with the quality assurance team to ensure that the delivered system is properly tested and meets the product requirements.
  • Closely work with technical team to align their development with business needs.
  • Ensure the user experience, responsiveness, and functionalities of applications.
  • Participate as a team member in planning the individual product features and their development lifecycles.
  • Research and identify best practices both from a business & product perspective.

 

Basic Qualifications

  • 2+ years of work experience with a bachelor’s degree or an advanced degree (e.g., Masters, MBA)
  • Demonstrated quantitative and qualitative reasoning skills through prior projects
  • Demonstrated expertise in MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Visio and MS Project preferred)
  • Prior experience as a business analyst or system analyst is a huge plus
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills to articulate business opportunities and customer problems
  • Experience in core product management disciplines including but not limited to scope, schedule, budget, quality, along with risk and critical path management.

 

Preferred / Desired Skills

  • Proven track record of building software solutions in the cloud and a basic understanding of cloud computing best practices and a consideration for scale, efficiency and performance.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage tradeoffs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners.
  • High attention to detail including precise and effective customer communications and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously.
  • Experience in implementing Insurance solutions.
  • Experience using Atlassian tool sets: Jira, Confluence.
  • Experience with Test Driven Development methodology.

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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 www.NewYorkLife.com.

Job Requisition ID: 85218

 

 

 


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