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Lead, Software Engineer - Data Governance Technologies



Full Time

On Site


Newark, New Jersey, United States

Job Classification:

Technology - Engineering & Cloud

Lead Software Engineer – Data Governance Technologies

Are you interested in building capabilities that enable the organization with innovation, speed, agility, scalability and efficiency? The Global Technology/Chief Data Office team takes great pride in our culture where digital transformation is built into our DNA! When you join our organization at Prudential, you’ll unlock an exciting and impactful career – all while growing your skills and advancing your profession at one of the world’s leading financial services institutions.

Your Team

As a Lead Software Engineer – Data Governance Technologies in the Prudential Chief Data Office (CDO) organization, you will partner with product owners, tech leads, designers, engineers and delivery professionals to design, implement, and optimize the Prudential enterprise usage & technical implementations associated with the Data Governance suite of technology products/solutions. You will code, test and debug new and existing Data Governance applications & products as you implement capabilities to implement enterprise data management & data governance standard methodologies, deploy innovative products, services and experiences to delight our customers! In addition to advanced technical expertise and experience, you will bring excellent problem solving, communication and teamwork skills, along with agile ways of working, strong business insight, an inclusive leadership attitude and a continuous learning focus to all that you do.

Here is What You Can Expect on a Typical Day

  • Provide support to the Data Governance technical product/solution vision, designing the technological solution approach & architecture (in conjunction with other teams & team members) to deploy best-in-class Data Governance technologies & automation
  • Support strategic technical capabilities for the automation of Data Governance functions & capabilities including considerations for incorporation of standard methodologies, workflow automation, scalable & performant solutions, alignment to data privacy & compliance requirements, and support for AI/ML capabilities
  • Implement & support applications & products ensuring that the code follows latest coding practices and industry standards, using modern design patterns and architectural principles; remove technical impediments
  • Collaborate with product owners in understanding needs and defining feature stories, tech leads in defining technical design and other team members to understand the system end-to-end and deliver robust solutions that bring about business impact
  • Write unit, integration tests and functional automation, researching problems discovered by quality assurance or product support, developing solutions to address the problems
  • Bring a strong understanding of relevant and emerging technologies, provide feedback and coach team members and embed learning and innovation in the day-to-day
  • Design, implement, and ensure ongoing support for alignment to all regulatory/compliance data security & privacy controls required across the end-to-end Data Governance tools & the Enterprise Data Platform(s) – including PII, CCPA, CPRA, GDPR, and other privacy regulations
  • Support the technical relationship with adjacent areas to integrate applications and implement the Data Governance applications & engineering standard methodologies for higher code quality
  • Work on complex problems in which analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangible variables
  • Develop high quality, well documented and efficient code adhering to all applicable Prudential standards

The Skills & Expertise You Bring

  • Bachelor of Computer Science or Engineering or experience in related fields
  • Ability to coach/interact other technical resources or Data Governance team resources with minimal guidance and effectively leverage diverse ideas, experiences, thoughts and perspectives to the benefit of the organization
  • Knowledge of enterprise-level Data Governance & Data Management concepts tools and processes that are needed for making sound decisions in the context of the company's enterprise data program.
  • Ability to learn new skills and knowledge on an on-going basis through self-initiative and tackling challenges
  • Excellent problem solving, communication and collaboration skills

Advanced experience and/or expertise with several of the following:

  • Enterprise-level implementation of Data Governance/Enterprise Data Catalog tool and integration with diverse corporate data sources on numerous platforms
  • Data catalog scanning of enterprise data source systems & AWS data buckets, including establishing connectivity & ensuring high-quality data scanning & ingesting
  • Experience with metadata management tools & capabilities within the framework of an enterprise data management program
  • Formal Agile development methodology including strict alignment to the methodology timeframes, ceremonies, team constructs, & roles.
  • Technical implementation support for a large enterprise Data Governance program rollout & ongoing implementation & expansion including experience with design, development and deployment of data management & data privacy processes
  • Cloud experience including the Data Governance tools as well as hosting of source systems/data sources
  • Strong data modeling capabilities & expertise in database design, integration, architecture, and performance practices
  • Documentation skills to define solutions, including technical architectures, data flows, system integration plans, etc
  • Implementation of all required corporate IT system and data controls & implementation of standard processes
  • Programming Languages: Python, Java or Java Script; working in distributed systems, object oriented programming, design patterns and design methodology; JAVA services using Spring CLI, Maven, Microservice, multi-threading, Concurrency and parallel processing
  • Application Programming Interfaces (API): Consumption & Development; implementing service oriented architecture (SOA) patterns; Web service technologies such as APIs, REST, JSON, SOAP, XML, JDBC, MySQL
  • Unit, interface and end user testing concepts and tooling (functional & non-functional)
  • experience with automated testing tools
  • Software security skills including secure coding, web application security and DevSecOps; Solid grasp of security concepts (authentication, authorization, encryption, digital signature, JWT), SSL, web service proxies, firewall, SAML 2.0, OpenID Connect, OAuth 2.0)
  • Dev Ops Tools & Practices: Branching techniques and usage of GitHub, Bitbucket or Subversion; DevOps, Jenkins
  • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC): Monitoring and logging techniques
  • AWS Core Services: AWS Services such as CloudWatch, Code-Deploy

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Informatica’s Enterprise Data Catalog (EDC), Informatica Axon, Informatica IDQ, Informatica CDQ, & Informatica Cloud Data Governance and Catalog (CDGC)
  • Experience with AWS enterprise data platform tools such as Redshift & S3
  • Frameworks: React, Springboot, Node.js, such as Full / MEAN / MERN stack
  • Data Store: NoSQL or Relational Data structures; MongoDB BPM tools
  • Data Streaming: SQS, Kinesis
  • Experience working as a standout colleague in a global role/enterprise level
  • Experience supporting Data Science teams using cloud-based AI & ML platforms
  • Proactive results-oriented problem solver with phenomenal attention to detail
  • Architecture Patterns
  • Design Thinking
  • Financial/Insurance industry experience is a plus, not a must

You’ll Love Working Here Because You Can

Join a team and culture where your voice matters; where every day, your work transforms our experiences to make lives better. As you put your skills to use, we’ll help you make an even bigger impact with learning experiences that can grow your technical AND leadership capabilities. You’ll be surprised by what this rock-solid organization has in store for you.

You’ll Love Working Here Because You Can

Join a team and culture where your voice matters; where every day, your work transforms our experiences to make lives better. As you put your skills to use, we’ll help you make an even bigger impact with learning experiences that can grow your technical AND leadership capabilities. You’ll be surprised by what this rock-solid organization has in store for you.

What we offer you:

  • Market competitive base salaries, with a yearly bonus potential at every level
  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, Paid Time Off (PTO), and leave of absences, such as parental and military leave
  • Retirement plans:
  • 401(k) plan with company match (up to 4%)
  • Company-funded pension plan
  • Wellness Programs to help you achieve your wellbeing goals, including up to $1,600 a year for reimbursement of items purchased to support personal wellbeing needs
  • Work/Life Resources to help support topics such as parenting, housing, senior care, finances, pets, legal matters, education, emotional and mental health, and career development.
  • Tuition Assistance to help finance traditional college enrollment toward obtaining an approved degree, many accredited certificate programs, and industry designations.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan: Shares can be purchased at 85% of the lower of two prices (Beginning or End of the purchase period), after one year of service.

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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 $135,100.00 to $201,000.00. 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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