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Sr. Solutions Architect
Ref No.: 18-00599
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Experience Level: 7 Years
Start Date: 06/05/2018
Location: Newark, Wash
Target Start Date: As available
Years of Experience: 7+ years(senior level)
Right to hire: Yes

Scope of Work:

The Enterprise Architecture function in Prudential's Strategy & Architecture Office will enable Prudential to execute innovative solutions that will help shape our future. As a team, we will provide architectural expertise to help our business partners fully leverage the vast set of platforms and technologies available and provide insightful, strategic guidance. In every interaction, we put the customer first - our priority - and strive to exceed every stakeholder's expectation.

Our ultimate goal is to deliver architectural insight that enables Prudential to differentiate and disrupt within the industry. This passion translates to how we work with each other, such that we were recognized in 2017, ranked #5 of the 100 Best Places to Work in IT by Computerworld magazine. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to strengthen their skills by working with a wide set of technologies across a diverse set of businesses.
Qualifications:

What you'll do:
Your mission will be to empower our businesses with the technical and platform knowledge they need to achieve business value. This is an exciting opportunity for you to combine your business and technical expertise:
  • Evangelize technologies and provide in-project consultation to "show the way” using new methods and technologies such as AWS and mobile
  • Align with the enterprise application portfolio management function to provide transparency into application health, agility and risk profile
  • Run the enterprise emerging technology capability (e.g. mobile, cloud) modeling process across business units to facilitate leveraging of common capabilities, platforms and technologies
  • Work with business partners to design and develop solutions to help them turn data into action
  • Lead and facilitate the creation of governing principles to guide solution decision making for the enterprise
  • Lead the visualization, documentation, and presentation of concepts – be the bridge turning strategy into action
  • Flex your collaboration skills and technical skills to effectively lead and influence technology change across business units
  • Collaborate with Enterprise Architecture, Engineering, Digital, Data and other internal functions advocating on behalf of our business partners
  • Build trusted relationships as you learn Prudential's systems, talent, business needs and goals
  • Help lead the evolution of the EA program, including the appropriately balanced pursuit of enterprise business, information, technical and solution architecture viewpoints
  • Spread the word about Prudential's capabilities, strategies and technologies by speaking at stakeholder meetings and town halls

Who we're looking for:
  • You love partnering with clients to create solutions that have meaningful impact to the end users and their organizations
  • You have been a project owner leading multiple team members to successfully complete a large initiative that has made significant business impact – AWS cloud and mobility preferred
  • You have advanced working knowledge of Enterprise Architecture concepts that has turned into delivery for the business
  • You have an insane desire and capacity to quickly absorb new concepts and technologies
  • You have a technical degree from 4 year university (e.g. computer science, engineering, math, etc) or equivalent experience
  • You have experience working as part of a cross-functional team
  • You can lead and influence through teamwork and collaboration
  • You have 6 - 8 years of experience serving mostly as a Solution or Enterprise Architect and professional services / consulting (huge plus)
  • You are comfortable working with ambiguity and abstract concepts


What you'll get:
  • An opportunity to make a difference in how Prudential does business
  • Learn the ins and outs of Prudential's businesses and platforms
  • Work with one of the most recognized brands
  • Be challenged with tough problems and ownership over your work - think big, innovate and take risks
  • You'll be surrounded by amazing team members that are passionate about technology and working with our business partners
  • We'll invest in your career and experience so you can be the best of the best
Your Primary Work Arrangements
  • This position reports directly to the Global Business & Technology Solutions VP, Enterprise Architecture
  • This position is located in Newark, New Jersey


Bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant experience