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Manager, Systems Development, JAVA (Hybrid)

Company: Prudential
Location: Newark
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Classification:

Technology - Engineering & Cloud

PGIM is the diversified asset management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU). With $1.4 trillion in assets under management, and 38 offices spanning 16 countries, PGIM is among the world's top-10 largest asset managers. Comprised of seven self-governing asset management divisions, each PGIM business offers a distinct workplace culture that aligns with the firm's ultimate objective: to provide premier service to our clients while fostering an inclusive workplace culture that is rooted in trust, respect and equality.

Our Business:

PGIM Investments is a diversified distributor of asset management capabilities, with over 100 actively managed funds globally. We are dedicated to helping clients tackle their toughest investment challenges and base the foundation of our investment strategy around collaboration and innovation. Our leadership team welcomes new ideas and challenging the status-quo and are committed to developing talent for long-term success.

Our Role:

PGIM Investments business is seeking a Senior Java Manager with ability to think strategically and tactically utilizing their significant practical hands-on experience, to build state of the art solutions that drive positive business outcomes. The Senior Java Manager will assist with evaluation of new solutions, and technologies including hands-on proof of concepts (POCs) collaborating with business stakeholders, vendor resource, and technology groups within and outside of PGIM Investments.

The candidate will be responsible to work with Business stakeholders, Scrum Masters, DevOps, Backend and Architecture teams to successfully deliver cross-functional projects. The candidate will design, create, test, and deploy solutions across multiple technology domains. The candidate will also manage a team of 4 or more people, provide guidance, solution, and oversight.

As we continue to transform and improve experiences of our stakeholders across all business verticals, we aspire to attract and retain top talent to create a diverse, engaged and fulfilled workforce, as well as maintain our top-tier, rock solid marketplace reputation. We prioritize continuous improvement and adopt practices that will enable agility and customer-centricity. The Technical Lead will be expected to showcase continuously learning mindset, adopt contemporary techniques, and utilize their experience to assist with the transformation creating positive outcomes.

Your Required Skills:

* Provide technical expertise to support the strategic initiatives across organization

* Engaging in conversations with business partners (External, Internal wholesalers) to identify requirements, needs and gaps aimed at technology driven transformation

* Individual contributor with comprehensive knowledge of the technology platform, including technical and functional capabilities; ability to execute on highly complex or specialized projects.

* Review and advise on platform solutions to ensure they comply with leading architecture and development practices, align to internal integration patterns and practices, align to internal security and compliance needs, and adhere to program architecture guiding principles.

* Lead and support proof of concepts and test and learn activities

* Manage team of four or more members

Your Desired Skills:

* Demonstrates a customer-centric engineering mindset with outside-in perspective

* Established success working in a "test and learn environment" with proven learning agility

* Exhibits strategic thinking capabilities, strong execution, and accountability for outcomes

* Embraces emerging technologies with the ability to recommend innovative solutions that drive business value

* Is a change advocate; demonstrates the capabilities required to thrive in a nimble, fast-paced, often ambiguous environment

* Creates collaborative working relationships with colleagues quickly, is an active listener; is skilled in crucial conversations, demonstrates courage and curiosity - is not afraid to fail


* Must possess an undergraduate or graduate level degree

* Understanding of software quality development and implementation, software inspection, testing, verification and validation, and software development and maintenance processes and methods

* 10+ years of experience in J2EE technologies along with strong experience in SQL, PL/SQL

* 10+ years' experience in Java/JEE-Code coverage/analysis

* 10+ years of experience with database design and development using Microsoft SQL server 2016, including SSRS

* 10+ years' experience with Oracle PL/SQL Database Development

* 10+ years of experience with Enterprise Application Integration-IBM WebSphere

* 8+ years of experience with development using Microsoft .NET technologies including .NET (Core or MVC framework) and C# is a plus not required

* Web fundamentals like HTML, JavaScript

* Experience with TFS, GIT, JIRA

* jQuery and Java Script skills

* HTML5 and CSS experience

* Experience with Angular and Node JS

* Experience with Agile Development methodologies

* Working experience with bootstrap

* Debugging and resolving web applications

* Hands on knowledge with Rest API and web Services based on development

* Experience troubleshooting and resolving data, system, and performance issues

* Superb communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

* Experience with Cloud computing concepts (private, public and hybrid) a plus

* Experience with Tableau a plus

* Proficient with Microsoft Office

* Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment

* Financial Services experience preferred

* Knowledge of Mutual Funds business a plus

* Professional appearance and the ability to communicate complex technical information in a clear and tactful manner

* Ambition to learn and utilize emerging technologies while working in a stimulating team environment

* Proven ability to learn and adapt to change quickly and easily

* Experience delivering business capabilities for Investment Industry plus

* Prior experience with enterprise integration applications or techniques a plus

Our Culture:

Prudential 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.

The salary range for this role is from $115,000 to $$165,000. 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.


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