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New York Life Insurance Company (“New York Life†or “the companyâ€) is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States*. Founded in 1845, New York Life is headquartered in New York City, maintains offices in all fifty states, and owns Seguros Monterrey New York Life in Mexico. New York Life is one of the most financially strong and highly capitalized insurers in the business. The company reported 2015 operating earnings of $1.875 billion. Total assets under management at year end 2015, with affiliates, totaled $528 billion. New York Life holds the highest possible financial strength ratings currently awarded to any life insurer from all four of the major ratings agencies: A.M. Best, A++; Fitch AAA; Moody’s Aaa; Standard & Poor’s AA+. (Source: Individual Third Party Ratings Report as of 8/11/15). Financial strength, integrity and humanity—the values upon which New York Life was founded—have guided the company’s decisions and actions for over 170 years. Job description Data Engineer, Enterprise Data Management (Hadoop) About Enterprise Data Management: Enterprise Data Management was just recently formed as part of New York Life’s technology transformation efforts. This new team is charged with creating and delivering a technology strategy for Data & Analytics. Enterprise data management encompasses several functions including strategy and program governance, enterprise data architecture, solution delivery and data governance. We are in the very early start-up phase for defining the strategy and building the team. This senior engineering role provides a unique opportunity to help architect and build the platform for one of our most strategic initiatives. The Role: This Senior Data Engineer will be responsible for the building of all pipelines and ingestion of source data into our Enterprise Data Lake. Based on the business strategy for data & analytics, enterprise data management is creating a robust enterprise data lake ecosystem. It is expected that this engineer will architect and build out our core framework for ingestion of data sources in a batch, streaming and change data capture. This role will require an advanced skillset across a variety of technologies. This individual will often have to learn on their own and remain on the cusp of new technologies in the Big Data and Analytics space. Primary Responsibilities: Accountable for designing and delivering against New York Life’s data technology strategyWork with a team of engineers and developers to deliver against the overall technology data strategyEnsure enterprise data ingestion/movement platforms are standardized, optimized, available, reliable, consistent, accessible and secure to support business and technology needsOversee enterprise data stores, warehouses, repositories, schemas, catalogs, access methods and other enterprise related data assetsUnderstand data related initiatives within New York Life and engineers optimal designs and best solutionsLeverage open source and vendor based products to drive scalability and efficiencies throughout the data pipeline life cycleCollaborate with peers across Enterprise Data Management, to deliver on the overarching strategyDevelop framework, metrics and reporting to ensure progress can be measured, evaluated and continually improvedStay current and informed on emerging technologies and new techniques to refine and improve overall deliveryTranslate and ensure enterprise and industry security requirements are adhered to especially around the usage and protection of data Qualifications: 10+ years in a variety of technology – especially Linux, Web, Databases and Big Data (Hadoop)Deep expertise in data related tools including latest data solutions (e.g. – Big Data, Cloud, In Memory Analytics, etc.)Hands-on experience with Hadoop, NoSQL DBS (eg – MongoDB, MarkLogic, etc.,) and insights on when to recommend a particular solutionSolid experience in standing up enterprise practices for Big Data, Analytics, Self-ServiceProven track record for identifying, architecting and building new technology solutions to solve complex business problemsCapable of working with open source software, debugging issues and working with vendors toward effective resolutionMinimum Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field; Master’s Degree a plus Competencies: Thinks strategically - sets overall direction for solution design and delivery for enterprise platforms aligned to the data & analytics strategyResults Driven - sets aggressive goals and is accountable for continuously driving improved outcomes, leading change and ensuring high standardsExcellent communication skills, both written and verbal in conveying technical design and approach for delivering technical solutionPragmatic in his/her approach, delivering incrementally and demonstrating valueStrong ability to translate business requirements into technology workflowsAbility to help train/develop less senior people on the teamOther competencies: critical thinker, adaptable, self-starter, demonstrates sound judgmen Skills:Excellent command of SQL – best practices, optimization, troubleshooting, debuggingStrong knowledge of RDBMS and Enterprise WarehousesStrong, hands on knowledge of Apache Hive and HBaseProficient with Unix/Linux (building/assembling packages, shell scripts, configuration management and OS tuning)Proficient with configuration management/automation tooling (Puppet/Chef/Salt)Strong understanding of Hadoop technologies (YARN, MR, Tez, Spark, etc.)Experience with Java, Python and API's (JSON)Experience with Kerberos and best practices for securing data a plusExperience working with Vendors/Open Source in the Hadoop ecosystemKnowledge of the open source community (opening issues, tracking issues and identifying problematic issues ahead of time by tracking open JIRA issues in the community)Experience with version control and continuous integration (Git, Bamboo, Jenkins)Experience with API Lifecycle Management and Software Lifecycle ManagementUnderstanding of Networking (tracing, packet capture, etc.) Location: DallasSF:LI-KV1EOE M/F/D/V If you have difficulty using or interacting with any portions of this Web site due to incompatibility with an Assistive Technology, if you need the information in an alternative format, or if you have suggestions on how we can make this site more accessible, please contact us at: (212) 576-5811. *Based on revenue as reported by “Fortune 500, Ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual),†Fortune Magazine, June 15, 2015. See  for methodology.1. Operating earnings is the key measure use by management to track Company’s profitability from ongoing operations and underlying profitability of the business. This indicator is based on generally accepted accounting principles in the US(GAAP), with certain adjustments Company believes to be appropriate as a measurement approach ( non GAAP), primarily the removal of gains or losses on investments and related adjustments.2. Assets under management represent Consolidated Domestic and International insurance Company Statutory assets (cash and invested assets and separate account assets) and third party assets principally managed by New York Life Investment management Holdings LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Insurance Company..

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