New York Life Insurance Co Database Application Analyst in White Plains, New York
A career at New York Life offers many opportunities. To be part of a growing and successful business. To reach your full potential, whatever your specialty. Above all, to make a difference in the world by helping people achieve financial security. It’s a career journey you can be proud of, and you’ll find plenty of support along the way. Our development programs range from skill-building to management training, and we value our diverse and inclusive workplace where all voices can be heard. 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 service, supported by our Foundation. It all adds up to a rewarding career at a company where doing right by our customers is part of who we are, as a mutual company without outside shareholders. 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 www.NewYorkLife.com.
Job Function and Key Duties & Responsibilities
Corporate Finance is looking for an Oracle Database Application Analyst with a minimum of 2 years of experience. The Financial Systems database team provides the data warehouse for life insurance financial and valuation reporting in support of New York Life’s Actuarial department.
The Database Application Analyst position is responsible for maintaining and enhancing our internal financial reporting database applications for life insurance. Database applications include implementation and enhancements for new and existing products, automation of reporting requirements, ensuring the successful monthly load of the data warehouse, creation of control processes, producing reports, including automated reports and ad hoc analyses. The database application analyst translates complex business and actuarial requirements into programming specifications and technology solutions collaborating with business, finance and technology teams.
The Database Application Analyst position supports the life insurance financial reporting data warehouse including:
Collaborate with business partners to determine requirements and functional specifications
Liaise with technology database administrators and other areas of technology for implementations and maintenance
Coordinate and work with other members of the database application team to, implement, maintain and enhance process flows, database table structures, objects, reports, and queries
Maintenance of the database stored procedures, views and functions
Translate complex business and actuarial requirements into programming specifications
Perform programming based on specifications using tools such as Oracle SQL, LINUX, PL/SQL
Analyze and produce adhoc and planned reporting requests for feasibility, impact on current processing and to support business needs
Deploy controls to meet audit requirements
Document process flows for use by team members and external stakeholders
Create technical documentation for systems team
Maintain current knowledge of industry and technology process trends and apply that knowledge to existing processes with a focus towards process and methodology improvement.
4-year college degree with a minimum of 2 years in a database application development or database administrator role
Proficiency in Oracle SQL, Oracle PL/SQL, LINUX, TOAD, Excel
Knowledge of Business Intelligence Tools
Knowledge of MS-Access, Python preferred
Business knowledge of Life Products
Ability to work on multiple projects with a sense of urgency and ability to change focus to complete critical systems
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills with a problem-solution attitude
Detail oriented, with a comprehensive approach to validating and proofing deliverables
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Job Requisition ID: 83099
Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City
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