Posted in Information Technology 16 days ago.
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Location: Roseland, New Jersey
Prudential’s Individual Solutions Group is on a journey to transform its technology landscape from older, custom built applications to newer, packaged, cutting edge software. The Vice President, Quality Engineering will be responsible for building and leading the technical and business testing groups, including leading large teams.
Accountable for managing all aspects of the Quality Assurance function including establishing standards and guidelines enterprise-wide, as well as reviewing procedures that will insure the quality of all systems development projects initiated or maintained by the information technology management/services area. The scope of responsibility includes both the quality testing of software code as well as the related processes across the application development lifecycle. Specific responsibilities include maintenance of a project life cycle, establishment of procedures and standards necessary to control the data processing environment, selection and use of appropriate test procedures and tools, maintenance of an orderly system through which modification may be made to existing systems and conducting post implementation review.
Leads practice and defines metrics, determines the appropriate Key Performance Indicator (KPIs), and develop an overall data collection process. Manages the production and analysis of control reports and initiates improvement activities as indicated. Fosters a system of continuous improvement across the discipline. Manages enterprise level relationships for global vendors providing IT testing including oversight of issue resolution. Provides leadership and direction through managers/directors. Is accountable for the performance and results of a function.
This leader will define and develop/support Best in Class IT programs, processes, and policies to ensure alignment with corporate strategy and goals. Partners with multi-departmental leadership and other stakeholders to locate opportunities and develop and prioritize programs/projects according to relevant measurement criteria.
Responsible for providing systems design, development and systems maintenance across multiple platforms; supports corporate and business area systems, distributed processing, client server, internet intranet, and Web site applications. Responsibilities include planning to meet the business needs of the corporation/business areas implementing those business needs with timely and cost justified products. Makes recommendations to higher level corporate and or business area management concerning long range policies for information technology systems, including overall strategy, implementation and development. Responsible for the supervision of managers to ensure that all projects within IT programs are delivered within the defined scope, quality, time and cost requirements. Reports to the Chief Information Officer.
We are looking for someone who loves a good challenge and can work collaboratively, across teams in support of others’ work at all levels.
We are transforming the way we engage our work, our talent and our many constituents of Life Insurance and Annuities businesses through the adoption of Agile. As outcomes, we seek to continuously improve the service experience of our existing 20+ million customers, provide preference-based access and engagement with new customers, retain and attract top talent to create a diverse, engaged and fulfilled workforce as well as maintain our top-tier, rock solid marketplace reputation. We care about the new and innovative. We care about our customers and their families. We care about our distributors. We care about our talent.