Digital Health Data, Senior Associate


Date: Jan 10, 2023

Location: Remote, any state, 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.



Position Summary:

New York Life continues to disrupt the insurance industry by delivering innovative technology and data-driven experiences to our consumers. Digital data is one of our pillars to drive New York Life into a data centric company and we are part of a fast-growing team to advance its digitization strategy. Our team serves as steward and custodian of digital health data to support key insurance functions. In this position, you will have a unique opportunity to have an impact on the future growth and operations of the company through the development of key strategic capabilities for New York Life.  You will join a team focused on leveraging digital health data to enhance the customer experience, increase efficiency of operations, and improve the underwriting risk assessment.

We’re looking for a passionate, experienced outcome-driven Senior Associate to support and grow our Digital Health Data team. In this highly visible position, you will:

  • Have an opportunity to work with a rich portfolio of health data from various industry sources
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to design, develop and operationalize data strategies and provide health data subject matter expertise to internal stakeholders
  • Develop and explore new use cases with health data to support New York Life innovation


Major Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing and operationalizing new strategic solutions and capabilities to improve customer experience and business operations with collaborating with Technology, Data Science and Underwriting stakeholders
  • Conduct data profiling to derive meaningful insights into data features and quality. Collaborate with technical resource to perform remediation of data quality issues
  • Create and maintain clinical data marts to support data retrieval and aggregation to ensure usability and integrity  
  • Proactive in achieving results for program goals and finding opportunities to improve processes
  • Perform data analysis to support the identification and prioritization of business requirements and rules
  • Support decisions with key insights, data analysis and effective presentations of important factors driving the program management
  • Develop presentations and data visualizations to synthesize and communicate complex data analysis to various constituencies



  • Self-motivated, with very strong interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Collaborative work style with ability to effectively interact with and earn trust of peers and leaders
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams and driving the realization of project goals and completion of time-bound deliverables
  • Deep knowledge of Excel and advanced PowerPoint skills required; experience with process mapping (e.g. Visio) and analytic/visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, SQL)
  • Understanding and knowledge of healthcare vocabulary, terminology, and code-set values
  • Ability to stay organized and multi-task with excellent follow-up and problem-solving skills
  • Effective judgment, critical thinking, time management, communication and writing skills



  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum 5 years, or master’s degree and minimum 3 years of experience in roles across data analysis, and program management
  • Experience with healthcare interoperability of clinical data formats and standards such as HL7 preferred
  • Hands-on experience with data transformation tasks including validation, cleansing, normalization, and aggregation
  • Hands-on experience analyzing healthcare data required. Experience analyzing clinical data strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle and Agile framework / methodologies
  • Consulting experience strongly preferred



Salary range: $95,000-$145,000 

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: 88462




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