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PGIM Fixed Income - Investment Technology Product Owner at Prudential Ins Co of America in Newark, New Jersey

Posted in Accounting 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

About PGIM:

PGIM Fixed Income is a global asset manager offering active solutions across all fixed income markets. The company has offices in Newark, New Jersey, London, Tokyo and Singapore. As of September 30, 2019, the firm has $838 billion of assets under management including $354 billion in institutional assets, $152 billion in retail assets, and $332 billion in proprietary assets. Over 600 institutional asset owners have entrusted PGIM Fixed Income with their assets.

Who We Look For:

In PGIM Fixed Income, our technology group is a dynamic, fast-paced environment, with exciting changes on the horizon under new senior leadership.  We are looking for a highly influential leader to operate as the product owner for a dynamic software engineering team that will sit functionally as part of the technology organization while tightly aligned to the quantitative modeling and broader investment teams.  Our ideal candidate will have proven experience in managing the priorities, strategies and relationships between technology and business teams, directing the outcomes of front office development teams which are building sophisticated algorithmic trading systems and investment platforms. 

Critical for success in this role will be the ability to operate at the pace that a quantitative investment desk demands yet ensuring team adherence to technology application development processes, operational procedures and standards. The right candidate for this role will identify this challenge as a unique and valuable opportunity to help drive our global technology transformation, so if this sounds interesting, then PGIM could be the place for you.

What You Will Do:

  • Be the key engagement point for the investment teams – specifically focused on quantitative modeling, structure finance and portfolio analysis.

  • Prioritize and represent programs of work on behalf of the business and assess quality of outcomes for the investment aligned technology delivery team comprised of scrum master, developers, testers, business analysts and DevOps engineer.

  • Work closely with the investment and technology front office developers who are responsible for the design of high-performance, scalable applications and platforms providing real-time data and analytics to the quant and investment teams to support credit, interest rate, foreign exchange, attribution risk modeling.

  • Align with senior business and technology leaders to influence strategy and drive change within technology platform design.

  • Encourage close working partnerships between the investment aligned technology teams and business counterparts.  Success in this role will be measured by how tightly the business and technology teams openly interact with each other.

What you will need:

  • Fifteen plus years of prior hands-on experience overseeing development activities and supporting front office Fixed Income trading and analytic systems.

  • Five years working in a leadership capacity, directing the outcomes of staff in a matrix management Agile structure.

  • Excellent relationship management experience, able to carefully manage business expectations with pragmatic and realistic technology delivery.

  • Strong technical aptitude, with detailed knowledge of complex data structures and algorithmic modeling principles.

  • Experience with setting technology strategy in alignment with business priorities; able to guide and balance both technology and business delivery in line with industry best-of-breed solutions.

  • Demonstrated experience in iterative, continuous improvement delivery based in Agile and DevOps development principles.

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field.