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Vice President, Information Systems (R-108558)





Newark, New Jersey, United States

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Technology - Software Development/Quality Engineering

Prudential’s Global Technology team is the spark that ignites the power of Prudential for our customers and employees worldwide. Our organization plays a critical and highly visible role in delivering customer-driven solutions across every area of the company. The Global Technology team is made up of diverse, agile-thinking, and highly-skilled professionals whose combined capabilities drive innovation, speed, agility, scalability and efficiency.

The Global Technology team takes great pride in our culture where digital transformation is built into our DNA. When you join the Global Technology organization at Prudential, you’ll unlock a challenging and impactful career – all while growing your skills and advancing your profession at one of the world’s leading financial services institutions.

Prudential’s CTO organization is hiring a Vice President, Cloud Services to drive the cloud vision strategy, engineering, and governance, reporting directly to the Chief Technology Officer. This position is a technical leader who has both strong technical skills and leadership ability.


  • Lead Agile teams responsible for designing, building, and operating global cloud engineering and operations functions, supporting the deployment, management, and reporting for all cloud environments.
  • Ensure consistent, scalable, secure and flexible use of cloud provider services complete with ubiquitous logging, high availability, and strong governance.
  • Set ambitious and clear vision and communicate ‘the cloud operations story’ effectively to key stakeholders and the rest of the team
  • Drive continuous improvement through the ongoing technical and financial optimization of cloud resources
  • Own the end-to-end Cloud strategy


  • Has extensive software engineering background building large distributed systems
  • Strong technical experience planning, building and running cloud applications, including microservices patterns, security integration, and cloud native development support.
  • Hands-on knowledge and/or certification with Amazon Web Services; Working level knowledge of Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
  • Proven track record building and operating large-scale enterprise cloud environments.
  • Deep technical knowledge of cloud native patterns and 12-factor application design
  • Technical expertise to be able to engage in discussion with technology teams and to understand business outcomes and technical risk
  • Experience in Agile Development, with Product Owner (or similar) experience preferred
  • Consultative skillset with the ability to conduct continuous exploration of customer needs
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills, with ability to communicate complex messages and trade-offs to tell a compelling story
  • Strong leadership skills with the demonstrated ability to work effectively across the organization and influence a diverse group of stakeholders and technical experts
  • Exhibits strategic thinking capabilities, problem solving skills, strong execution, and accountability for outcomes
  • Strong problem solver with ability to lead the team to push the solution and progress
  • Ability to translate business needs into technical terms
  • Challenger mindset and passion to challenge status quo to find new solutions and drive out of the box ideas – loves and embraces change
  • Believes in a non-hierarchical culture of collaboration, transparency, and trust across the team
  • Has remained technical, keeps skills up to date
  • Demonstrated global delivery responsibility and global mindset

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 [Register to View] 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.

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