Senior Developer

  • Company: New York Life
  • Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Posted: September 21, 2017
  • Reference ID: 57128-en_US

New York Life Insurance Company (“New York Life”) is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States*. Founded in 1845, New York Life is headquartered in New York City, and is one of the most financially strong and highly capitalized insurers in the business. At year end 2013 New York Life had a total surplus of $21.141 billion and 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 6/18/14)

Financial strength, integrity and humanity—the values upon which New York Life was founded—have guided the company’s decisions and actions for nearly 170 years.


*Based on revenue as reported by “Fortune 500, Ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual),” Fortune Magazine, May 20, 2013.  See for methodology


Note: This role will be located in Jersey City


The technology group is looking for an experienced developer to join their CRM team in order to help implementing CRM system for Agency.
Role Description


  • This role includes technical design/development, configuration, maintenance, administration and integration of the Salesforce platform.
  • Provide solutions that are highly scalable, extensible and easy to maintain while keeping the overall end-user experience in mind.
  • Take full control and responsibility for finding solution to highly ambiguous problems, and drive towards simple, but elegant solutions.
  • Highly motivated self-starter individual demonstrating integrity, initiative and innovation qualities.


Technical Skills


  • Salesforce developer with strong Apex, Visualforce and programming skills.
  • Demonstrative success with at least two large integration projects.
  • Strong Java/JSP/XML/JSON/Web Services (WSDL/SOAP/REST) experience required.
  • Knowledge in web-based systems architecture, service-based architecture, enterprise application required.
  • Understanding of how to integrate data from multiple external sources and leverage it within the CRM environment is strongly required.
  • Experience with scripted data loader, web services, cloud or on-premise middleware and other enterprise integrating technologies.
  • Proven experience in interfacing highly complex solutions with APIs and enterprise platforms and services. 
  • Experience working on the Informatica Cloud is highly desired. 
  • Experience working in the Insurance Industry is a definite plus. 
  • certifications (401/501) are a plus. 




  • More than six years of combined application development experience. 
  • Three years or more of application development and configuration.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required. 


Strong communication skills preferred




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