Technology - Newark (NJ), NJ Salesforce Developer

About the position

PGIM Investments business is seeking a Salesforce Developer with ability to think strategically and tactically utilizing their significant practical hands-on experience, to build state of the art solutions that drive positive sales outcomes. The Salesforce Developer will implement and maintain Salesforce solutions across multiple SAAS domains e.g. Sales and Marketing Cloud, Workflow solution, Content collaboration platforms. The Salesforce Developer will assist with evaluation of new products, 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 complex cross-functional projects. The candidate will design, create, test, and deploy solutions across multiple technology domains.

As we continue to transform and improve experiences of our stakeholders across all sales 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.


  • Provide deep technical expertise to support the strategic initiatives across Sales organization

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

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

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

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


Required Capabilities:

  • 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 with a concentration in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field.

  • Minimum 4+ years working with the Salesforce platform, working in Lightning/Communities, APEX class / coding, Custom coding, Process Builder, Triggers, Visualforce, Workflows, CSS, HTML, Templates and Web Services, salesforce mobile application is a must

  • Working experience and understanding of Javascript frameworks and API/Web services is essential

  • Proficiency in any mainstream programming language; knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, Java, SQL, Angular, Spring Boot and related technologies is 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

  • Understanding of the enterprise architecture to ensure ongoing alignment, driving the technical roadmap for key applications and platforms

  • Experience delivering business capabilities for Investment Industry plus  

  • Prior experience with enterprise integration applications or techniques a plus

  • Exposure to AWS or other Cloud technologies is preferred

  • Experience with Salesforce Marketing Cloud (Exact Target) is a huge plus

  • Experience with Agile Scrum delivery framework

  • Experience working with distributed external resources and vendor teams (onshore and offshore)

  • Excellent multi-tasker capable of handling multiple projects at any one time

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Clear, professional communications (listening, oral and written communications)

  • Strong relationship building and collaboration skills

  • Demonstrated track record as a team player

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

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