Senior Data Engineer & Innovation, Corporate Vice President


Date: Sep 20, 2022

Location: Remote, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co



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

Are you passionate about the intersection between data-driven insights, impactful business strategy and solving complex challenges? New York Life’s Strategic Insights team partners with business and enterprise leaders to deliver recommendations to aid in the decision-making process. We help illuminate areas of opportunities with data insights and deep partnership with leadership to drive incremental value across New York Life. This team works on a wide variety of compelling high impact projects that spans sales, wealth management, marketing, finance, and more. As a member of the Strategic Insights team, you will be a part of a group of highly skilled data, business intelligence and analytics professionals, with a passion for data and insights.


This Senior Data Engineer & Innovation will be the cornerstone of enabling data, business intelligence and analytics across the enterprise, through the development of curated datasets, sourcing new datasets, and building reliable pipelines. This person will work closely with the BI developers on the team to provide data support for the automated reporting capabilities that will be used by the enterprise. This position will work in a dynamic fashion to deliver on long term projects as well as ad-hoc requests. The ideal candidate is an experienced data pipeline builder and data wrangler who enjoys optimizing data systems and building them from the ground up.




  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and ‘big data’ technologies.
  • Efficiently and accurately transform data to facilitate analyses and the construction of dashboards
  • Experience in ingesting and automating external data in a nimble fashion
  • Experience in onboarding data automation/transformation tools
  • Ability to develop and automate external API calls via Python/R
  • Works collaboratively with Business Intelligence and Analytics teams to enable strong insights using data
  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture
  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements.
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Build analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into key business performance metrics.
  • Keep our data secure & protected



  • Passion for data and innovating with data
  • Advanced knowledge of API development
  • Expert SQL knowledge
  • Advanced Python programming skills
  • Experience working with big data platforms: AWS, Redshift, Hadoop, Hive, Oracle, Toad
  • Knowledge of AWS data pipeline automation
  • Ability to work in a nimble, dynamic environment
  • Collaborative with the ability to partner with technology counterparts
  • Proactive mind set with a strong sense of ownership and delivery
  • Quick learner both in terms of new technical skills and acquiring domain knowledge



  • Bachelor’s degree; Masters preferred
  • 6-8+ years of experience in a data engineering/analyst role


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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 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: 87580




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