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PGIM Investments - Director, Data Architecture (R-104749)





Newark, New Jersey, United States

Job Classification:

Technology - IT Infrastructure/Operations

PGIM is the diversified asset management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU). With $1.4 trillion in assets under management, and 38 offices spanning 16 countries, PGIM is among the world’s top-10 largest asset managers. Comprised of seven self-governing asset management divisions, each PGIM business offers a distinct workplace culture that aligns with the firm’s ultimate objective: to provide premier service to our clients while fostering an inclusive workplace culture that is rooted in trust, respect and equality.

Our Business:

PGIM Investments is a diversified distributor of asset management capabilities, with over 100 actively managed funds globally. We are dedicated to helping clients tackle their toughest investment challenges and base the foundation of our investment strategy around collaboration and innovation. Our leadership team welcomes new ideas and challenging the status-quo and are committed to developing talent for long-term success.

Our Role:

We are actively pursuing a qualified Data Architect to support the Enterprise Data Management (EDM) program helping to define standards and oversee core data operations including sourcing, modeling, distribution, and analytics functions. The candidate will play a key role to bridge solutions, communication, timelines, and challenges to the EDM team and project stakeholders for multiple, concurrent overlapping projects.

Your Impact:

  • Working with database architects, developers, business analysts and subject matter experts to understand the complex technological system and migrate mainframe technologies to distributed and cloud platform
  • Document all data and analytics components of an overall solution architecture on large projects
  • Develop and build data strategy to improve data quality and operational efficiencies. Enable enhanced reporting capabilities including business intelligence dashboards and data visualization software
  • Instituting a data architecture and governance discipline to advance rapid delivery of products and data insights
  • Evolving a future state application architecture that supports business priorities and objectives while being flexible so it can accommodate rapidly changing business requirements, evolving customer expectations, and technology evolution
  • Lead and run the local architecture governance process that reviews and monitors the design of new solutions and ensures technology solutions comply with enterprise technology policies and standards
  • Strategizing, leading and managing the integration and monetization of Data for PGIM Investments organization
  • Preparing and presenting potential technical solutions and advising the business on the technical and business value of the proposition
  • Collaborate with business and technology partners to advance a growing data governance program with tool implementation, process, and ownership journeys.
  • Partner with a newly formed in house Data Science team to support POCs and implementations
  • Providing architecture and technology support across a range of technologies including but not limited to Cloud, Mobile/Web frameworks, .net, SQL, Tableau, Informatica, TFS and Collaboration platforms
  • Keeping up-to-date on new technology, standards, protocols and tools in areas relevant to the rapidly changing digital environment
  • Monitoring emerging technology trends and managing an innovation lab that conducts proof-of-concept experiments with new and emerging technology

Your Required Skills:

  • Must have the proven ability to manage multiple concurrent overlapping projects in a fast paced technology team.
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Financial Services experience (Mutual Fund background preferred) with a proven track record of delivering multiple projects on-time, on budget and within scope
  • 7+ years of IT experience with several years in hands on Data Architecture, Modeling and Strategy
  • 7+ years of experience with Information Services data solutions implementation
  • 7+ years of experience with Enterprise Data warehouse design and implementation
  • 3+ years of experience with data architecture across a broad range of solutions
  • 5+ years of experience with data management or data integration/conversion
  • 5+ years of experience with data modeling, using industry standard tools (i.e. ER Studio, Enterprise Architect, CA Erwin etc.)
  • 3+ years of experience with Enterprise Architecture and Data Governance
  • Prior hands on experience with data management platforms used at Prudential (MS SQL, Oracle, Informatica, APIGEE, IBM Cognos, Tableau to name a few)
  • Current Industry knowledge of forward looking data technologies (Big Data, Hadoop, MongoDB, In memory DB’s and streaming data)
  • Broad knowledge of Agile project methodology (SAFe) and ITIL best practices
  • Master Data Management platforms and practices preferred
  • Experience with Cloud computing concepts (private, public and hybrid) a plus

Your Desired Skills:

  • Financial Services experience (Mutual Fund background preferred)

Our Culture:

Prudential is focused on creating a fully inclusive culture, where all employees feel comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work. We don’t just accept difference—we celebrate it, support it, and thrive on it. At Prudential employees have a unique opportunity to build their career path by owning their development, their career and their future. We encourage employees to utilize the internal “Skills Accelerator” to hone their skills and explore the opportunities available to them within Prudential.


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.

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