Technology - Engineering & Cloud
Prudential’s Global Technology team is the spark that ignites the power of Prudential for our customers and employees worldwide. Our organization plays a critical and highly visible role in delivering customer-driven solutions across every area of the company. The Global Technology team is made up of diverse, agile-thinking, and highly-skilled professionals; we use our combined capabilities to enable the organization with innovation, speed, agility, scalability and efficiency.
The Global Technology team takes great pride in our culture where digital transformation is built into our DNA. When you join the Global Technology organization at Prudential, you’ll unlock a challenging and impactful career – all while growing your skills and advancing your profession at one of the world’s leading financial services institutions.
Prudential is on a journey to transform its technology landscape from older, custom built applications to newer, cutting edge software. As a Director, Tech Lead on the team, you will provide technical leadership and guidance to a Scrum team. You play a key role in design through implementation, using innovation to drive new solutions and strong Technology skills to deliver business functionality with Quality. The Tech Lead will be expected to showcase a continuously learning mentality, adopt modern techniques, and apply their experience to assist with the transformation creating positive outcomes. If you enjoy the challenge of working in a fast paced, dynamic environment and have a passion for software engineering and technical leadership, this is the role for you.
Provide technical leadership and guidance to a Scrum team to drive the team’s deliverables while adhering to architectural guidance and best practices.
Collaborates with Solution Architect Engineer to define and drive alignment on Technology strategy
Collaborate with global technology partners, product owners, other Tech Leads, and team members to drive outcomes
Provide administrative management of technology resources on the team
Coordinate vendor relationships for software products used by teams including contracts, statement of work, technical designs, and representation at internal vendor software/solution reviews
Develop APIs, services, and file feed components using modern stack technologies both on-prem and in cloud
Work on an agile team understanding business needs, performing analysis, and transforming them into testable components
Conduct design reviews and code reviews on team members deliverables
Champion an Agile environment
Employ industry best practices to deliver world-class solutions. Ensure developed solutions remain compliant with all applicable Prudential standards
Drive software development activities to meet schedules and timelines
Drive code quality through development of automated tests
Research problems with a strong sense of ownership and develop solutions to address the problems
Stay abreast of emerging technologies and how they can be applied to Prudential
Demonstrating experience with taking intelligent risks using a MVP mindset
Committed to a spirit of authentic partnership – to colleagues both internal and external to the organization
Conduct component testing and integration testing
Ensure that software standards, non-functional requirements and quality targets are met
Bachelor of Computer Science or Engineering or experience in related fields
Experience with agile development methodologies and Test-Driven Development (TDD)
Excellent problem-solving techniques
Proven leadership and staff management experience
Ability to work independently with minimal guidance
Clear, professional communications (listening, oral and written communications)
Strong relationship building and collaboration skills
Demonstrated track record as a team player
Experience working on agile Scrum teams
A successful candidate will possess 8+ years of experience with the following:
Experience in distributed systems, object oriented programming, design patterns and design methodology
Must have experience with service implementation using service-oriented architecture (SOA) patterns, experience with developing true cloud based microservices highly desirable
Experience with Web service technologies such as REST, JSON, SOAP, XML, JDBC, MySQL
Experience in JAVA/J2EE services using Spring Boot, Spring CLI, Node.JS, Maven, Microservice, multi-threading, Concurrency, and parallel processing
Experience in Product or Business configuration on the FAST platform or other configuration based software desired but not required
Experience with relational databases
Experience leading a team thru development lifecycle phases
Working knowledge of branching techniques and usage of Github, Bitbucket or Subversion required.
Working knowledge of AWS, ECS, EC2 instances, and AWS Services such as Cloudwatch, CodeDeploy.
Exposure to monitoring and logging techniques
Working knowledge of NoSQL databases and BPM tools is desired but not required.
Understanding of Life or Annuities insurance products a plus
Note: Prudential is required by state specific laws to include the salary range for this role when hiring a resident in applicable locations. The salary range for this role is from $163,600.00 to $221,400.00. Specific pricing for the role may vary within the above range based on many factors including geographic location, candidate experience, and skills. Roles may also be eligible for additional compensation and/or benefits. Eligibility to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program is subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance. In addition, employees are eligible for standard benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and retirement.
Prudential Financial, Inc. of the United States is not affiliated with Prudential plc. which is headquartered in the United Kingdom.
Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.
We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit www.prudential.com to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.
Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, marital status, age, veteran status, domestic partner status , medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.
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