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Technology - Newark (NJ), NJ PGIM Fixed Income - Senior Software Developer

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 September 30, 2019, the firm has $838 billion of assets under management including $354 billion in institutional assets, $152 billion in retail assets, and $332 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 strong software engineer to align with our development team in migrating applications from our legacy platform to our evolving architectural environment. Our ideal candidate will have a proven background in building complex front office systems in Java and Python. 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:


  • Build and maintain new and existing applications in preparation for a large-scale architectural migration within an Agile function.

  • Align with the Investment Tech Product Owner and Scrum Master in assessing business needs and transforming them into scalable applications.

  • Build and maintain code to manage data received from heterogenous data formats including web-based sources, internal/external databases, flat files, heterogenous data formats (binary, ASCII).

  • Design, build and support data formats, conversion, validation, XML, Json

  • Design, build and launch new data extraction, transformation and loading processes

  • Design and support effective storage and retrieval of very large internal and external data set

  • Assess the impact of scaling up and scaling out and ensure sustained data management and data delivery performance.

  • Build interfaces for supporting evolving and new applications and accommodating new data sources and types of data.

  • Mentor junior engineers on various projects.


Qualifications


Skills You Will Need:


  • 10+ years of experience in building out front office financial trading systems in Core Java and/or Python.
  • Substantial knowledge in building out applications within bi-weekly Agile sprint regiment.


  • Knowledge of Jira, Confluence, Agile development methodology & DevOps.


  • Strong knowledge of RDBMS, with a strong preference for Hadoop.



  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to think quickly and offer alternatives both independently and within teams.
  • Proven ability to work quickly in a dynamic environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science or a related field.


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.