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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 2016 operating earnings of $1.954 billion. Total assets under management at year end 2016, with affiliates, totaled $538 billion.  As of year-end 2016, New York Life’s surplus was $23.336 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 8/17/16). 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. Web Content Management Search Technical Engineer Job Description The Web Content Management Search Technical Engineer:Provides Strategic Application Technical Engineering recommendations and guidance.Leads search implementations in an enterprise PSI (Platform, Server, Integration) environment.Collaborates with the Application Service Delivery team to ensure application solution model supports NYL delivery methodology standards.Collaborates with the Corporate Technology Architecture team to ensure that the engineering model supports architecture standards.Has proven experience in cloud environments and integrated search design methods and configurations.Possesses strong experience and expertise with Google Search Appliance, Solr/Lucene and SharePoint Enterprise Search, including at least 2 search project implementations.Contributes to the implementation, configuration and development of search solutions.Is adept at content crawling and indexing configurations with GSA or other relevant technologies.The CMS Search Technical Engineer is responsible for providing the vision of new designs and engineering artifacts in support of enterprise-wide initiatives for Universal Search for all employees and Agents. Key ResponsibilitiesProvides installation, configuration, tuning, security and administration recommendations with Search technologies.Establishes relevancy tuning and functions to improve user search experience.Collaborates with Application Service Delivery team to ensure engineering model supports NYL delivery methodology standards.Collaborates with Corporate Technology Architecture team to ensure engineering model supports NYL architecture standards.Develops and configures applications/connectors to crawl content not natively supported by GSA and other search tools.Provides hands on support with the PSI Engineering team through: Solution preparation; Specifications; and design documentation based on internal customers’ requirements and proof of concept creation.Contributes to the team in implementing, configuring and developing search solutions. Education / TrainingBachelor's degree in a technical field and/or equivalent work experience Advanced degree preferred Engineering certification preferred   Experience 10+ years of experience on either Windows Server or SQL Server with additional knowledge of AIX, UNIX and Solaris systems.Overall 10 years of software programming experience working in enterprise level environments.Strong experience and expertise required with Google Search Appliance, Solr/Lucene and SharePoint Enterprise Search, including at least 2 search project implementations.Adept at content crawling and indexing configurations with GSA or other relevant technologies.Proven engineering experience in the area of secure/access controlled content integration of secure/access controlled content.Well versed with relevancy scoring and analytical application of Search technologies.Experience in Market Intelligence and trend analysis of most recent Cloud, WCM and Search technologies.Experience in providing solutions and handling proposals for Digital Transformation initiatives.Experience with SharePoint Online, SharePoint 2010 and 2013. SharePoint 2016 is preferred, but not required.Additional experience with Microsoft Enterprise or FAST search is desired, but not required.Experience with Adobe AEM Platform desired, but not required.Ability to develop and configure applications/connectors to crawl content not natively supported by Google Search Appliance.Java architecture and development experience preferred (.NET acceptable).Some experience in building application infrastructure in Amazon WS and/or Azure.Should have strong, independent Consultant/Implementation experience, leading WCM and Search Platforms.Strong communication skills and ability to think strategically but implement tacticallySkilled in LEAN process design and implementationAbility to work in an environment that is consistently changing and progressing – serve as a change agent. Skills Required Hands-on experience with Web Standards, such as HTTP, XHTML, CSS, XML and XSLT.Strong communication skills and ability to think strategically but implement tactically.Strong verbal and written communication skills required.Highly organized and detail oriented.Strong knowledge of IT concepts, strategies, methodologies and software development lifecyclesExtensive knowledge and technical depth in software applications development, systems software, computer networking, or computer hardware.Ability to work collaboratively across a large organization to influence process adoption and continuous improvement. Additional InformationResponsible for the delivery of end results focused on operational excellence. Anticipates internal and external business challenges and/or regulatory issues; recommends process, product or service improvements. Communicates complex ideas; persuades and negotiates with others, often at senior levels, to adopt a different point of view. Solves unique and complex problems; requires conceptual and innovative thinking to develop solutions. Adapts function/business strategy plans and policies to address service and/or operational challenges. Solves unique and complex problems; requires conceptual and innovative thinking and education and/or equivalent experience to develop solutions. Makes decisions guided by function/business plans and policies that impacts the operations of a sub-function or work area within a sub-function. Actively contributes to strategic technology planning for the technology community. Addresses problems that have unique and/or broad implications for the IT technology domain. Analyzes systems and processes from end to end, assessing how data travels and is used from multiple perspectives. Can analyze the most challenging cross-technology and cross platform issues. Designs technical solutions for the business, taking into account current and future technology initiatives. Engages in a significant degree of user interaction at senior management levels. Educates and persuades management regarding technical issues. Provides oral and written presentations on current and emerging technologies. Brings technical knowledge from external sources and incorporates those ideas into the Company.Raises the bar of technical knowledge by ensuring that leading expertise is maintained and enhanced in the organization. Prepares and develops presentations to all levels of management to communicate recommended strategy.Functions very independently and is able to collaborate with others in the technology domain. Leads engineering planning as it relates to their area of expertise, and contributes to strategic planning for the Company. Evaluates and recommends new technical directions and approaches to senior management.Provides recommendations for investment in new products and technology solutions, supported by appropriate ROI, total cost of ownership, and/or cost benefit analyses. SF: LI-CC1 EOE 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 17, 2016. See  for methodology.**Total surplus, which includes the Asset Valuation Reserve, is one of the key indicators of the company’s long-term financial strength and stability and is presented on a consolidated basis of the company.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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