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Vice President, Tech Lead - Cloud Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and Operations

Company: Prudential Annuities Distributors (PAD)
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Vice President, Tech Lead - Cloud Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and Operations page is loaded Vice President, Tech Lead - Cloud Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and Operations Apply locations Newark, NJ, USA time type Full time posted on Posted 13 Days Ago job requisition id R-116908 Job Classification:Technology - Engineering & CloudAre you interested in building capabilities that 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 our organization at Prudential, you'll unlock an exciting and impactful career - all while growing your skills and advancing your profession at one of the world's leading financial services institutions.Your Team & RoleAs a Vice President, Tech Lead on the cloud team under CTO, you will partner with product owners, designers, engineers and delivery professionals to improve Prudential public cloud platform. You will provide leadership on technical strategy, own the technical and architectural decisions and lead, mentor and coach the technical team as you implement capabilities to solve sophisticated business problems, deploy innovative products, services and experiences to delight our customers! As an executor as well as the innovator behind the technical solution, you will bring excellent problem solving, communication and teamwork skills, along with agile ways of working, strong business insight, an inclusive leadership attitude and a continuous learning focus to all that you do.

  • Drive the Cloud team under CTO vision, ensuring the design of the overall technological architecture of the Cloud team under CTO is comprehensive and sustainable across systems
  • Responsible for technical design and infrastructure / environments strategy, including deployments, ensuring that these are kept in-line with a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) mentality of 'emerging architecture'
  • Collaborate with product owners in designing the roadmap accounting for strengths and opportunities within the technical stack, bringing forward business insight and knowledge to influence decisions
  • Partner closely with solution architect engineers and other tech leads to elaborate the solution, validate technology assumptions, evaluate implementation alternatives, and converge and deliver the final solution supporting current and future needs
  • Guide Agile teams on technology strategy related to coding practices, continuous integration, and automated deployment, as a leader and doer working across the broader organization to build strong partnerships and increase adoption
  • Lead, mentor and coach the technical team on results, timelines as well as career development, bringing an expert understanding of relevant and emerging technologies and role-modeling our continuous learning culture by embedding learning and innovation in the day-to-day
  • Identify and remove technical impediments that may arise within the team as well as removing non-technical impediments such as organizational or business issuesThe Skills & Expertise You Bring
    • Bachelor of Computer Science or Engineering or experience in related fields
    • Lead and effectively leverage diverse ideas, experiences, thoughts and perspectives to the benefit of the organization
    • Knowledge of business concepts tools and processes that are needed for making sound decisions in the context of the company's business
    • Ability to learn new skills and knowledge on an on-going basis through self-initiative and tackling challenges
    • Excellent executive presence with an ability to translate and communicate sophisticated technical solutions in understandable terms to a broad range of audiences
    • Extensive experience with cloud technologies (AWS, GCP, Azure) and cloud infrastructure.
    • Demonstrable experience leading and managing Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) teams.
    • Strong knowledge of computer software and hardware systems including networks, databases, and encryption.
    • Proficiency in designing, building, and maintaining cloud-native applications.
    • Comprehensive understanding of cloud computing market and ability to drive cloud strategy.
    • Strong understanding of DevOps principles and tools, with an emphasis on deploying and managing infrastructure as code.
    • Familiarity with security principles, and experience implementing security measures on a cloud platform.
    • Experience with budget planning, resource allocation, and project prioritization.
    • Proven ability to lead teams to resolve complex technical issues.
    • Excellent problem-solving abilities and attention to detail.
    • Ability to make quick decisions under pressure, considering business requirements and potential risks.
    • Knowledge of industry regulations and standards.
    • Ability to drive innovation and stay up-to-date with the latest technological advancements and industry trends.
    • Strong analytical skills and data-driven thinking.
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, high-growth, and dynamic environment.You'll Love Working Here Because You CanJoin a team and culture where your voice matters; where every day, your work transforms our experiences to make lives better. As you put your skills to use, we'll help you make an even bigger impact with learning experiences that can grow your technical AND leadership capabilities. You'll be surprised by what this rock-solid organization has in store for you. -What we offer you:
      • Market competitive base salaries, with a yearly bonus potential at every level
      • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, Paid Time Off (PTO), and leave of absences, such as parental and military leave
      • Retirement plans:
      • 401(k) plan with company match (up to 4%)
      • Company-funded pension plan
      • Wellness Programs to help you achieve your wellbeing goals, including up to $1,600 a year for reimbursement of items purchased to support personal wellbeing needs
      • Work/Life Resources to help support topics such as parenting, housing, senior care, finances, pets, legal matters, education, emotional and mental health, and career development.
      • Tuition Assistance to help finance traditional college enrollment toward obtaining an approved degree, many accredited certificate programs, and industry designations.
      • Employee Stock Purchase Plan: Shares can be purchased at 85% of the lower of two prices (Beginning or End of the purchase period), after one year of service.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 $195,100.00 to $263,900.00. 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 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. - The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newark, NJ and its affiliates. Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at for more information about doing business with Prudential. PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES:
        If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, which may include an assessment, please email . Please note that the above email is solely for individuals with disabilities requesting an accommodation. If you are experiencing a technical issue with your application or an assessment, please email to request assistance. About PrudentialAbout PGIMPGIM is the global asset management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU), a leading global investment manager with nearly US $1.27 trillion in assets under management as of June 30th, 2023 With offices in 18 countries , PGIM's businesses offer a range of investment solutions for retail and institutional investors around the world across a broad range of asset classes, including public fixed income, private fixed income, fundamental equity, quantitative equity, real estate and alternatives.With a history dating back 148 years , and experience through more than 30 market cycles, PGIM takes a long-term view, not only in our investment philosophy, but also in how we develop our talent. We want to see our employees excel from their first day with the firm and throughout their tenure with PGIM. We will inspire you, support you, and help you reach your greatest personal and professional aspirations. If PGIM sounds like the place for you, join us. For more information about PGIM, visit Financial, Inc. of the United States is not affiliated with Prudential plc. which is headquartered in the United Kingdom.Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and InclusionPrudential Financial, Inc. is focused on creating a fully inclusive culture, where all employees feel comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work. We don't just accept difference-we celebrate it, support it, and thrive on it. At Prudential, employees have a unique opportunity to build their career path by owning their development, their career, and their future. We encourage employees to hone their skills and explore continued opportunities within Prudential.

Keywords: Prudential Annuities Distributors (PAD), Newark , Vice President, Tech Lead - Cloud Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) and Operations, Engineering , Newark, New Jersey

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