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Design Engineer - Technical analyst
Ref No.: 18-18900
Location: Roseland, New Jersey
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 03/21/2018
 
Relevant Experience
(in Yrs)
5+
Technical/Functional Skills ·        Read and understand database structures and SQL procedures. Also ability to synthesize business rules and logic from procedures.
·        Read and understand .Net front end code.
·        Ability to understand architectural diagrams and system components.
·        Ability to design for new system functionality and interactions between systems.
·        Ability to create solutions that are in line with business needs and maintain system integrity.
·        Ability to document technical concepts in simple easy to understand terms.
·        Ability to document functional specifications.
·        Ability to follow deadlines and take ownership of tasks.
·        Interest in continuous development and learning new skills.
Experience Required 5 to 10
Roles & Responsibilities ·        Works with cross-functional teams of business and technology stakeholders to fully comprehend documented business requirements and identifies application solutions to meet the business needs that are consistent with the defined architectural technology stack
·        Has detailed knowledge of the technology stack that supports GI platforms and other platforms across the enterprise
·        Deep knowledge of the architectural standards and principles as defined by the Architectural Review Board (ARB)
·        Recommends product, process and/or service improvements within each design requiring a greater technical understanding of the tools available to our developers within the enterprise
·        Collaborates with the Lead Design Engineer to solve unique and complex problems that have a broad impact on the business requiring a solid, vetted technology design solution
·        Researches and evaluates application solutions and recommends the most efficient and cost effective alternative
·        Designs effective application solutions which can include new or modified technologies, reuse of existing services, integration with other Prudential applications or purchased solutions, or a combination of the available alternatives
·        Strong competency in developing all SDLC design phase artifacts
·        Ability to generate and present schematic diagrams to convey design concepts and details to multiple recipients including but not limited to business partners and technologist
·        Determines the code development and deployment approach for the project
·        Provides accurate and substantiated design effort estimates for assigned projects
·        Responsible for consistent on-time delivery of quality deliverables in accordance with agreed upon plans
·        Acts as expert technical resource to project team in all phases of the SDLC
·        Provides linkage and continuity to business, development, operations and technical support areas in the testing and implementation of recommendations
·        Supports QA team in root cause analysis of test defects and guides development team on determining defect solution
·        Enforces systems design and architectural standards, establishes / maintains best practices and drives the principles throughout the systems delivery lifecycle
·        Bachelors degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience preferred
·        2+ years of hands on experience in the development and design of functional and non-functional technical specifications for complex systems
·        Deep knowledge of contemporary architectural principles across all three architectural domains; Application, Data and Infrastructure
·        Experience delivering business capabilities for Insurance or Group Insurance a plus
·        Understanding of the enterprise architecture to ensure ongoing alignment, driving the technical roadmap for key applications and platforms
·        Familiarity with continuous delivery, configuration management, continuous integration, and source control software processes and tools a requirement
·        Prior experience with enterprise integration applications or techniques a plus
·        Experience with analytical tools such as MS Office Suite, Visio, SQL required
·        Understanding of relational databases (RDB) and RDB design with the ability to create and read Entity Relationship Diagrams
·        Knowledge of different SDLC Methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, etc)
·        Solid written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills
·        Strong analytical and creative problem solving skills
·        Ability to translate complicated concepts into easily understood terms
·        Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
·        Highly self-motivated and self-directed
·        Able to exercise independent judgment and take action on it
·        Skilled at resolving conflict and negotiating effectively and tactfully
·        Demonstrates a Strong Moral Compass
·        Takes Intelligent Risks
Generic Managerial Skills ·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills
·        Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills  
Education ·        Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience preferred
·        5+ years hands on experience in the development and design of functional and non-functional technical specifications for complex systems
Duration of assignment (in Months) 6+
Work Location Roseland, NJ
Rates payable to vendor $/hr  
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