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PGIM Investments - Data Associate, Strategic Investments Research Group - INV000FT

Newark, NJ
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Primary Location United States-New Jersey-Newark (NJ)

The Strategic Investment Research Group (SIRG), is a unit of PGIM Investments, LLC tasked with providing research analysis, investment manager due diligence, risk management, and portfolio construction services. 

The Data Associate position reports to the SIRG Vice President of Trade Operations and Systems and will provide programming and quantitative expertise for Manager Research, Portfolio Construction and Investment Strategy teams.

The primary responsibilities of the job include:

  • Support a quantitative, automated, repeatable framework for our investment platform and thought leadership.
  • Provide comprehensive consultation to SIRG functions and IT management at a technical level to meet the business short and long term needs.
  • Collaborate with business units, project management and technology team on system solutions.
  • Research and evaluates alternative solutions and recommend the most efficient and cost-effective technology and / or service solution.
  • Develop performance and risk dashboards.
  • Demonstrate subject matter expertise while exercising independent thought and judgment in continuing to enhance SIRGs approach to investment oversight, portfolio construction and thought leadership.
  • Work closely with business units, project management and Technology team on system solutions.

  • Exposure to statistical computer languages (R, Python, SQL, etc.) to manipulate large data sets and draw insights.
  • Strong statistical and mathematical aptitude, including an understanding of the components of financial analysis and the ability to work accurately with numbers.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently develop new Excel models, charts and graphs as necessary, experience with predictive analytics a plus.
  • Structure large data sets to find usable information.
  • Use graphs, infographics and other methods to visualize data. 3-5 years of experience in the financial services industry, preferably dealing in asset management and capital markets.
  • Bachelors degree, with a concentration in Math, Computer Science, or Engineering.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.

@!*!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 companys 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. For more information please visit www.prudential.com.

Prudential is not accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this open position unless contracted with Staffing. Agencies must work with Staffing as the primary point of contact and follow the Prudential application process to be considered for business. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Prudential via-email Internet or directly to hiring managers in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of Prudential and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Prudential.
Note: Any search agreement entered into with Prudential before January 2004 is null and void. Search firms are essential to the recruitment and staffing efforts at Prudential and we value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. Prudential has established and regularly maintains a preferred vendor list and even preferred vendors need to have a written search agreement signed by the Director Recruiting Programs Staffing at Prudential in place for the specific position in order for a fee to be paid for any candidate referrals.
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Posted: 2020-10-20 Expires: 2020-12-18
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