Prudential Ins Co of America Process Improvement Solution Developer (Actuarial Continuous Improvement) in Newark, New Jersey
The Solution Developer will support the delivery of technical solutions across Prudentials Actuarial organization. As an internal consultant you will work on a variety of projects, from quick hit fixes to technology-driven re-engineering, while collaborating with smart and passionate leaders to influence results that have a direct impact on the company's bottom line. You will be responsible for building solutions that range from simple enhancements to implementing advanced technology.
We are seeking dedicated, disciplined, continuous improvement professionals who excel in a team environment and are experienced in solution development, process improvement & agile best practices. The ideal candidate will have a background in actuarial processes / financial management and have subject matter expertise in data management and related technologies. The role offers the opportunity to work directly with leaders in the business and the fulfillment of driving results in a fast-paced environment. In addition, the candidate will be able to perform in ambiguous and matrixed environments.
Areas of Focus:
Developing and implementing incremental improvements on stabilized processes, with a focus on task automation, spreadsheet optimization, automated reporting, etc.
Using SQL to navigate structured and unstructured data, along with VBA, Python, C# and other technologies to analyze and manipulate data - especially around data modeling, cleansing, integration and manipulation
Enabling data visualization using Power BI and Tableau, inclusive of leveraging Python or R to further customize visualizations
Advanced Excel (incl. Power Query, Power Pivot, etc.), which includes building charts in Excel with VBA / C# integration, developing and rolling out Excel add-ins, macros, and UDFs (user defined functions) and automating Excel financial models to improve efficiency of production of key charts and generate value add analytics
Experience with data tools (SQL, Python, etc.), and connecting data using SQL
Experience with SQL best practices in writing queries (including common table expressions) and common DA/BA tools, and high familiarity with structured and unstructured databases and writing SQL with real data
Knowledge with visualizing or optimizing data with Python, R, etc. specifically for data analysis, cleaning & visualization
Knowledge of database systems (e.g. MSSqlServer, Oracle, PostgreSQL or equivalent)
Familiarity with visualizing tools such as Tableau & Power BI
Knowledge of process transformation & project management methodologies (Lean, Agile, etc.)
Willing to learn (continuous learning mindset) emerging technologies such as Artificial intelligence, Machine Learning, etc.
Familiarity with Actuarial / Finance related concepts
Bachelors' Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related
Hands-on experience with Git, JIRA and similar tools
Experience with data lakes and cloud implementations
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 www.prudential.com 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.
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