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QMA | Sr. Python Engineer

Company: Prudential
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

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:

QMA manages quantitative equity and global multi-asset solutions as part of PGIM. Our culture is inclusive and collaborative. We seek employees from varied academic, work, and life circumstances who can contribute investment expertise, intellectual capital and creative solutions to our organization. We are looking for smart, talented team-players at all stages of their careers who are passionate about solving our clients' challenges.

Our Role:

We are looking for an astute, determined professional like you to fulfill a Senior Python Engineering role within our Quantitative Equity Strategies team. You will showcase your success through collaboration, ownership and innovation. Your expertise in emerging trends and practices will evoke stimulating discussions around optimization and change to help keep our competitive edge. This rewarding opportunity will enable you to make a big impact in our organization, so if this sounds exciting, then PGIM might be the place.

Your Impact:

  • Development of robust applications to support the firm's research and production requirements
  • Maintenance of existing code to ensure the necessary level of quality throughout the codebase.
  • We are committed to developing clean, intuitive, unit-tested and well-documented software using industry best practices and the individual in this position must share this philosophy.
  • Support all aspect of the investment process covering research, signal generation, portfolio construction, order submission and post-trade analysis.
  • Communicate effectively across a number of different groups to be successful.
  • In addition to the direct role in software development, we seek an individual that will champion software best practices across the group.

Your Required Skills:

  • BS in Computer Science/Engineering, Finance, Mathematics/Statistics required; advanced degree a plus
  • Minimum 7 years of experience working with large financial datasets and building language extensions to manage those datasets.
  • Experience with a variety of asset classes is desirable, including equity, equity derivatives, futures, bonds, preferred stocks, foreign exchange and commodities
  • Strong experience developing python-based user interfaces
  • Strong programming skills in python and SQL (Oracle or Microsoft)
  • Skill with git source control systems
  • Solid numerical programming abilities
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Detail and Team oriented

Your Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of portfolio management and quantitative asset management (on the buy side) a plus
  • Familiarization with portfolio optimization 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.

  • 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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