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Application Developer
Ref No.: 18-00067
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Position Type:Right to Hire
Experience Level: 6 Years
Start Date / End Date: 08/06/2018 to 11/30/2018
Scope of Work:
Enterprise Services and Systems (ESS) is actively seeking a technology and problem-solving enthusiast to be a hands-on contributor to advance our architectural strategies and innovation efforts. We leverage the best-of-breed technologies, across the technology spectrum, to engineer robust solutions that have profound impact firm-wide, and consequently on millions of Prudential customers. We pride ourselves on innovation, collaboration, ethical decision-making and facilitating a culture that will be a rewarding experience for all, conducive to personal and professional growth and great learning opportunities.

If you are excited to work closely with business partners, thought leaders and technology architects across the enterprise to deliver innovative solutions to meet business needs, this may be a good place for you. We are looking for motivated and bright individuals that strive in a dynamic environment, comfortable to contribute fresh ideas, and welcome new opportunities. The candidate will have unique opportunities to interface with and learn Prudential's businesses, corporate functions, while creating innovative solutions that span a multitude of technologies and provide substantial value.

Key Responsibilities
·        Conducts analysis of user requirements and recommends system solutions by identifying key advantages and disadvantages.
·        Delivers high quality solutions that leverage the best tools and techniques.
·        Enhances organization's reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value  to job accomplishments.


Qualifications
·        Bachelors or Masters Degree in Computer Science or related engineering discipline required
·        3+ years of relevant Java/J2EE development experience
·        Hands on experience with SQL, database object modeling and performance tuning. Experience with Big Data and NoSQL platforms a plus
·        Strong knowledge and understanding of Object-Oriented design concepts and design patterns
·        Understanding of agile development methodologies and test-driven development practices
·        Experience with Business Intelligence platforms and analytic tools is a plus.
·        Familiarity with SOA, cloud and grid computing is a great asset
·        Strong communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills
·        Driven, self-motivated, able to multitask and work under pressure