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Lead, Tech Lead



Full Time

On Site


Newark, New Jersey, United States

Job Classification:

Technology - Engineering & Cloud

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; we use our combined capabilities to enable the organization with 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.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance on an agile systems team supporting the technical components of the FAST application platform , understanding application performance and batch processing requirements ,and implementing solutions to meet growing application and infrastructure needs

  • Supports and/or coordinates bi-weekly and on demand code deploys and installations

  • Leads work with vendor and Enterprise technology on application compliance and end of life deliverables. Drives team in application upgrades, patches, and security.

  • Debugs application issues, performance issues, and infrastructure issues.

  • Drives Performance testing of application APIs and Batch processing

  • Brings experienced software development skills to the team and coordinates with other technical leaders across teams

  • Drive activities and tasks to meet schedules and timelines

  • Research problems with a strong sense of ownership and develop solutions to address the problems

  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and how they can be applied to Prudential

  • Ensure that software standards, non-functional requirements and quality targets are met


  • Bachelor of Computer Science or Engineering or experience in related fields, with a minimum 5+ years experience in Information Technology industry

  • Ability to work flexible hours and provide early morning, late day, or off hour support as needed

  • Demonstrate proven leadership skills and shows examples of leading teams of engineers

  • Excellent analytical problem-solving techniques

  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance

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

  • Demonstrated track record as a team player

  • Experience working on agile scrum teams

  • Interest in supporting all aspects of the FAST application, both development and infrastructure

Desired Skills:

  • Working knowledge of and usage of Bitbucket, Jenkins, and DevOps pipeline code deployments required.

  • Experience with Autosys

  • Experience with Windows platforms, including IIS

  • Basic understanding of relational database with focus on MS SQL

  • Basic understanding of Ansible a plus

  • Experience implementing horizontal and vertical scaling techniques for data center hosted application servers and database servers.

  • Experience or understanding of cloud computing types, cloud security, and how apps scale in the cloud

  • Experience with monitoring, logging, and debugging tools such as Dynatrace and Splunk

  • Experience in distributed systems, object oriented programming, design patterns and design methodology desirable

  • Working knowledge of AWS. Working knowledge of AWS Services such as Cloudwatch, CodeDeploy.

  • Knowledge of Web service technologies such as REST, JSON, SOAP, XML, JDBC, MySQL, JAVA/J2EE services using Spring Boot, Spring CLI, Node.JS, desired but not required

  • Knowledge working with MongoDB or similar NoSQL database and BPM tools is desired but not required.

  • Experience in Product or Business configuration on the FAST platform desired but not required

Note: Prudential is required by state specific laws to include the salary range for this role when hiring a resident in applicable locations. The salary range for this role is from $129,900.00 to $193,300.00. Specific pricing for the role may vary within the above range based on many factors including geographic location, candidate experience, and skills. Roles may also be eligible for additional compensation and/or benefits. Eligibility to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program is subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance. In addition, employees are eligible for standard benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and retirement.

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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