QMA | Python Developer

Company: Prudential
Location: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 30.APR.2021
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Summary

PGIM is the diversified asset management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU). With $1.4 trillion in assets under management, ...

Description

PGIM is the diversified asset management business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU). With $1.4 trillion in assets under management, and 38 offices spanning 16 countries, PGIM is among the world's top-10 largest asset managers. Comprised of seven self-governing asset management divisions, each PGIM business offers a distinct workplace culture that aligns with the firm's ultimate objective: to provide premier service to our clients while fostering an inclusive workplace culture that is rooted in trust, respect and equality.

Our Business:

QMA manages quantitative equity and global multi-asset solutions as part of PGIM. Our culture is inclusive and collaborative. We seek employees from varied academic, work, and life circumstances who can contribute investment expertise, intellectual capital and creative solutions to our organization. We are looking for smart, talented team-players at all stages of their careers who are passionate about solving our clients' challenges.

Our Role:

We are looking for an astute, determined professional like you to fulfill a Python Developer within our team. You will showcase your success through collaboration, ownership and innovation. Your expertise in emerging trends and practices will evoke stimulating discussions around optimization and change to help keep our competitive edge. This rewarding opportunity will enable you to make a big impact in our organization, so if this sounds exciting, then PGIM might be the place.

Your Impact:

The individual must have experience in process and workflow automation to increase the overall effectiveness of the team. As a part of process automation, error handling, data monitoring/reporting, and attention to detail are paramount in maintaining the integrity of the team's work and minimizing technical risk. The development of reliable and robust automated processes will allow the team to focus on its primary responsibilities as fiduciaries and the needs of clients, both internal and external.

The individual must strive for quality in all phases of the software development lifecycle and inspire others to do the same in order to build the next generation of investment tools for the firm. Dedication to solid design principles is crucial to the long-term success of the software being developed by the team. The individual must be able draw upon his or her experiences to strike the delicate balance between the needs of the business and the pursuit of flawless code.

In order to perform these responsibilities, the individual must work closely with the team and gain an intimate understanding of its business needs and investment philosophies. This is necessary to ensure that the applications and systems are effective, flexible, and can evolve rapidly to satisfy the team's requirements. It is critical that the individual have the inclination and eagerness to learn constantly, and to have the ability to effectively distill and socialize knowledge to the team and larger firm. Implicitly, this requires that the individual foster a culture of openness and be dedicated in the areas of clean and intuitive design and effective documentation for maximum impact. A well-developed sense of user empathy is highly recommended.

Your Required Skills:

* 4+ years of software development experience
* 2+ years' experience working with python programming language
* Experience developing financial services applications
* Strong understanding of data structures and algorithms
* Extensive knowledge of robust programming methods and performance optimization
* Knowledge of databases, including design, normalization, and query optimization
* Experience working with large financial datasets using python packages like pandas/numpy/scipy
* Experience delivering enterprise quality applications
* Experience working in an agile setting

Your Desired Skills:

* Experience with data visualization packages like matplotlib, plotly is a plus
* Familiarity with Front End framework like react, angular is a plus
* Knowledge of Asset Allocation is a plus

Our Culture:

Prudential Financial, Inc. is focused on creating a fully inclusive culture, where all employees feel comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work. We don't just accept difference-we celebrate it, support it, and thrive on it. At Prudential, employees have a unique opportunity to build their career path by owning their development, their career and their future. We encourage employees to hone their skills and explore continued opportunities within Prudential.

* 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 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.

The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newark, NJ and its affiliates.

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