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Senior Data Engineer - RIT0003G

Roseland, NJ 07068
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Primary Location United States-New Jersey-Roseland

Prudentials Retirement business is seeking a talented Senior Data Engineer with technical and analytical skills to build subject matter expertise on data platforms, advance our architectural strategies and work hands on for data efforts.

The Senior Data Engineer will lead solution envisaging, technical designs, hands-on implementation as well as operational support across multiple data technology domains. The position will have the opportunity to influence, differentiate, and guide our business and technology strategies during constant interaction with various teams.

Prudential Retirements business is embarking on a multi-year program to build customer-centric platform utilizing contemporary technologies and innovative techniques to deliver employee benefit, employer, and advisor experiences that create and protect financial wellness. We are committed to making the investment to enable large scale business and technology projects to adopt cloud-based products and solutions to increase operational efficiency and enable revenue growth. The multi-program also focuses on leveraging cross-business capabilities within Prudential and partnering with Enterprise groups to enable common technology capabilities for global use across national boundaries. The Senior Data Engineer will be expected to contribute to the continued build out and modernization of our data platforms in support of our business strategies.


  • Provide deep technical leadership expertise to support the strategic initiatives and operational efficiency projects for Retirement business technology transformation
  • Engaging in conversations with business partners to identify requirements, needs and gaps aimed at technology driven transformation
  • Evaluate existing tools, technologies, processes and capabilities
  • Provide technology expertise and oversight on design, development and implementation of strategic programs and projects
  • Lead the analysis, architecture, and design implementation for Retirement technology projects employing sound solution architecture practices
  • Deliver artifacts, technical analysis documents and architectural designs that meet business requirements; oversees design reviews and frameworks
  • Lead and support proof of concepts and test and learn activities
  • Exercise experience and influence to make well informed technology build vs buy, platform and integration decisions in a rapidly growing and evolving environment
  • Collaborate and develop relationships with delivery teams and other Enterprise technology teams by partnering, sharing and leveraging best practices and solutions
  • Mentor and guide peers and junior talent to help create a pool of technically strong subject matter experts. 

  • Qualifications

    • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
    • 8 years of experience working on data platforms
    • Minimum 3 years of supporting large scale data platform
    • Demonstrate customer-centric engineering mindset in developing and supporting of various technology stack including structured (RDB) and non-structured databases (Hadoop), data ETL and cloud-based technologies.
    • Experience in leading data initiatives, including gathering requirements, estimating effort, designing and directing junior developers is required
    • Strong expertise in relational databases such as DB2, SQL Server, etc. required
    • Experience with big data technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, Impala, Hbase, PySpark, PIG, SQOOP, HDFS, Solr and Apache
    • Strong experience in data analysis and SQL tuning required
    • Strong experience in Linux, scripting language with Shell / Python required
    • Expertise in ETL tools like Datastage, Informatica, AWS Glue or Talend
    • Experience in Splunk system monitoring is a plus
    • Desire to work on both projects and production support
    • Solid understanding of application of business risk and operational controls
    • Experience with Agile methodologies and fast pace environment preferred
    • Solid written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills
    • A creative and analytical problem solver focused on translating complex business problems into architecturally sound technical solutions
    • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
    • Highly self-motivated and self-directed
    • Working experience in a highly regulated Retirement sector or financial services or healthcare is a significant asset

    @!*!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: 2020-06-27 Expires: 2020-10-22
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