Full Stack Engineer Full Stack Engineer

New York Life Insurance Co

New York Life Insurance Company is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States. Founded in 1845 and headquartered in New York City, New York Life reported 2017 operating earnings of $2.06 billion. Total assets under management at year end 2017, with affiliates, totaled $586 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 independent rating agency commentary as of 8/1/17).


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 Title:  Full Stack Engineer – New York Life Ventures R&D Lab, New York Life


Job Description

We are looking for a Full Stack Engineer who possesses a passion for pushing web technologies to the limits and will work with our team of talented engineers to design and build the next generation of Insurance applications in the cloud. You will be responsible for the development and maintenance of cloud applications aimed at revolutionizing the Insurance industry. You will be working alongside other engineers and developers working on different layers (data/app/presentation layers) of the application. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and the creation of quality products is essential.


You will be based out of our New Office in New York City on Fifth Ave, which has a typical startup ambience and perks like free coffee, beanbags and many other fun events. You will have the best of both worlds, benefits of a large organization and the culture of a young startup.


Even if you don’t have all the skills listed below but have strong coding skills (in any language of your choice) and are a quick learner with zeal to build great software products - you are welcome to apply! We would love to talk to you.


Duties & Responsibilities


Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work with product owners and team members to build industry-leading solutions

Participate as a team member in planning the architecture and development of solutions

Design and build the next-generation of Insurance applications in the cloud

Research and identify best practices both from an architecture, data & security perspective

Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications

Troubleshoot issues and work with team to identify and address problems

Participate in SCRUM teams working on bi-weekly sprints and ensure on time delivery with high quality

Participating fully in the development process through the entire software lifecycle

Create and maintain project documents and artifacts to capture current state


Basic Qualifications / Requirements


BS in Computer Science or equivalent. Master’s degree in CS/related field strongly preferred

2+ years of industry experience as a software engineer/developer

Solid understanding of agile application development methodologies and release management activities

Contribute to the team’s ability to make and deliver on their commitments

Ability to clearly communicate to both technical and business teams





Technical Skills


Broad knowledge in web-based application development using modern tools and technology

In-depth understanding of HTML5, CSS3, JQuery/JavaScript with 1+ years of relevant experience

Experience with Angular.js/React.js frameworks

Knowledge of responsive CSS, the box model, semantic markup, and HTML5 highly preferred

Demonstrate concern for application-side security models, client-side app hardening, XSRF, etc.

Confident with backend languages and frameworks like Python/Node/Java

Experience in building and consuming REST-ful web services

Experience with RDBMS like PostgreSQL, Oracle, or MySQL

Experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools: Luigi, Airflow, etc. is highly preferred

Experience with ETL processes is a strong plus

Ability to write just enough documentation

Fluent with commonly used services on AWS

Experience using Atlassian tool sets: Jira, Confluence

Experience with Test Driven Development methodology

Strong analytical skills and analytical thinking is needed

Amazon Web Services certified candidates would be preferred






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