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Senior Software Engineer



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.

The individual will design, create, test, and deploy solutions across multiple technology domains and will have the opportunity to influence, differentiate, and guide our business and technology solutions by implementing the robust technical capabilities that will enable Prudential to better serve our customers.

This position will be part of the Application Modernization Engineering team. You will collaborate with other Managers, Technical Leads, Developers, Testers, Product Owners and Architects cross Prudential to build the next generation of core applications for Prudential.

Candidate must be able to learn new technologies as we adopt them and evolve as our applications evolve. Excellent written and oral communication skills are an absolute must.


  • Collaborate with technology, architecture, product management and design teams to drive outcomes with focus on enriched customer experience

  • Foster an iterative/Agile environment

  • Work across teams to produce elegant solutions to challenging engineering and business problems

  • Write original code to deliver end to end solution using innovative approaches to complex design problems

  • Conducts troubleshooting and remediation of production problems when needed

  • Remediates defects found in code through the lifecycle of the code

  • Reverse engineers code as needed

Education and Experience:

  • Must possess an undergraduate degree with a concentration in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, a related field, or equivalent practical experience

  • 3+ years of experience in the development and design of complex applications

  • Understanding of Agile SDLC methodologies is required

Technical Qualifications:

  • Deep proficiency in more than one programming language is required. Knowledge of a combination of HTML, Angular, JavaScript, Java, SQL, will be required

  • Must have experience with service implementation using service-oriented architecture (SOA) patterns, experience with developing true microservices highly desirable

  • Must have previous experience building and delivering APIs and platforms for consumption at scale

  • Must understand and have worked with security concepts like authentication, authorization, encryption, digital signature, MFA, SSL, etc.

  • Must have experience with web service proxies, firewalls, multi-protocol gateways, etc.

  • Must know how to build applications for and in the cloud (preferably AWS) and understand the core AWS services and apply best practices regarding security and scalability.

  • Understanding of core AWS services, uses, and basic AWS architecture best practices.

  • Proficiency in writing code for serverless applications such as EC2, Lambda and API Gateway

  • Understanding of cloud databases and NoSQL concepts (DynamoDB, Aurora) including caching (ElastiCache)

  • Ability to use a CI/CD pipeline to deploy applications on Cloud (preferably AWS)

  • Experience with developing large scale, high traffic, auto scalable applications in the cloud highly desired

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 $93,200.00 to $138,600.00. 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.

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