Are you looking to grow your career within Technology and deepen your understanding of financial services products under the Asset Management umbrella? Are you looking to diversify your skill-set by expanding your skills with a growing organization?
We are seeking a Consulting Director, Application Development responsible for providing Technology support to the fixed income business.
The Consulting Director is responsible for the management of a team of developers and business analysts dedicated to front office application delivery. Those responsibilities include systems design, development and maintenance across multiple applications, databases and platforms.
Lead team dedicated to supporting front office technology
Attract, retain and develop talent to support the fixed income business
Consult with senior management in the analysis and execution of business plans
Partner with IT vendors to influence product roadmaps to provide Pru with competitive advantage using best practices and trends
Maintain relationships with other business partners, vendors and professional organizations
Allocate and coordinate resources and handle staff related issues.
Support staff in solving problems and incorporating new processes and technology to support the business
Maintain a well-controlled and resilient technology environment, including the identification and management of IT risks in coordination with company policies and IT governance standards
10+ years experience as a project manager in Fixed Income Asset application delivery technology supporting Fixed Income required
Knowledge of Fixed Income analytics required.
Experience with Agile software lifecycle, test driven development and continuous integration
Project experience with Hadoop, Angular, Spark and NoSQL databases a plus
Bachelor's degree required. Graduate degree or CFA a plus
Demonstrated experience managing an application development team
Experience designing and building proprietary front office applications
In depth knowledge and experience with Fixed Income instruments, including derivatives, foreign exchange, MBS, structured securities and syndicated bank loans.
Knowledge of fixed income broad market and sector specific portfolio strategies
Strong diagnostic, analytic and problem solving skills
Proven program management and change management experience
Demonstrated ability to work with senior management on strategic initiatives and on-going business support
Demonstrated leadership qualities and partnering skills
Excellent organization, communication and time management skills