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Technology - Newark, NJ PGIM Fixed Income - Salesforce Business Analyst

About the position

About PGIM:

PGIM Fixed Income is a global asset manager offering active solutions across all fixed income markets. The company has offices in Newark, New Jersey, London, Tokyo and Singapore. As of June 30, 2019, the firm has $808 billion of assets under management including $346 billion in institutional assets, $142 billion in retail assets, and $321 billion in proprietary assets. Over 600 institutional asset owners have entrusted PGIM Fixed Income with their assets.

Who We Look For:

In PGIM Fixed Income, our technology group is a dynamic, fast-paced environment, with exciting changes on the horizon under new senior leadership. We are looking for a motivated, detail oriented, self-starter to work with our business and development teams to execute on key deliverables and drive changes within the organization. Our ideal candidate will have proven, in-depth experience, with the Salesforce platform designing solutions for Sales and Marketing teams.   Our next hire will identify this challenge as a unique and valuable opportunity to take part in our global technical transformation, so if this sounds interesting, then PGIM could be the place for you.

What You Will Do:

  • Partner with the internal global user groups to learn their business, business processes, challenges, technology solutions and strategic objectives.
  • Leads projects; manages project task responsibilities, including identification of project risks and coordinating implementation activities, such as training and the documentation of business process changes.
  • Participates with internal business areas to solicit end user requirements, gains understanding of the purposes or goals of various processes, offerings or practices. Ensures full understanding of impact to existing Salesforce platform.
  • Proactively identify areas for improvement and introduce innovative recommendations, factoring in customer needs, external approaches, data analytics, as well as industry best practices.
  • Liaise between the business users, internal systems team and external vendors, initiating and managing projects, supporting production issues, managing vendor/system releases and actively managing user priorities.
  • Keep abreast of industry initiatives and market trends that impact the business to continue to improve efficiencies.
  • Provide daily support to end users including managing issue resolution and performing root cause analysis.
  • Manages system issues appropriately and escalates to senior management where needed.
  • Leads user acceptance testing identify testers, develop test scripts and conduct test execution. Document and execute test plan and scripts efficiently and effectively.
  • Conducts appropriate analysis of existing data to help identify patterns, aid in data quality and support business cases.
  • Will act as subject matter expert in Salesforce, Tableau and other Sales & Marketing tools providing support and guidance to users in the business.

Qualifications

What you will need:

  • Experience supporting Sales Distribution, Client Service, Marketing and Product Development organizations.
  • Minimum of 2 years of Salesforce experience.
  • Proven experience managing small to medium sized projects through all aspects of the SDLC.
  • Proven ability to solve difficult business problems based on researching and analyzing information.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to make independent decisions and develop creative solutions to support business strategies.
  • Proven ability to prioritize and manage work effectively.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with a diverse group of associates and senior business leaders.
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint).
  • BS / MS in Business Administration or Information Technology.
  • Demonstrated experience working within an Agile environment

What we would love to see:

  • Knowledge of Financial Services/Asset Management Industry.
  • Salesforce Certifications: Advanced Administrator, App Builder, Developer or Marketing
  • Hands-on experience with Salesforce Lightning conversions

Want to learn more about PGIM and their success: By the Numbers


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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at staffingagencies@prudential.com for more information about doing business with Prudential.