Wrap Platform Engineer - DevOps

Posted 4 April by Prudential UK & Europe Featured

Working with Prudential as a Wrap Platform Engineer - DevOps means becoming part of a brand with a global reputation and an exciting vision: to be the leader in helping customers achieve their long-term financial goals. If you’re inspired to join us, and if you have the necessary qualities, then this could be the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

At Prudential, we’re absolutely focused on getting the best outcomes for customers. Ours is one of the most profitable and trusted names in life and pensions, and we lead the market in a number of pension products.

We have an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly expanding area of the business as we continue to invest in new technology following the introduction of our new platform (Sonata).

We are adapting and changes our ways of working to enable efficient and effective support in Prudential’s installation of Bravura’s Sonata Platform and this is a rare opportunity for you to use your experience to help drive this forward at the beginning of our journey.

As a Wrap Platform Engineer you’ll be responsible for the development and unit test of major IT solutions; the continuous operability of assigned platforms and managing impacts and risks of associated activities.

Your key activities will include:

  • Working collaboratively with Operations resources to build solutions using Sonata’s workflow module

  • Daytime and overnight on call batch support and related activity (on call 1 week on 6 week rota)

  • Oversee/coordinate third party defect management

  • Develop SQL scripts to help identify root cause of defects, impact analysis, remediation etc

  • Raising Bravura tickets and managing day to day BAU relationship with the supplier

  • Supporting project work including development of enhancements and new product launches

  • Incident management

  • Sonata Configuration (Regular schedule of configuration updates and adhoc jobs to support activity through the calendar year)

  • Batch Configuration

  • Day to day support for Customer Services

  • Calculation Engine (CTC) Configuration (Regular schedule of configuration updates and adhoc jobs to support activity through the calendar year)

  • Implementation and release activity in relation to Sonata, CTC and Workflow 

  • Application Monitoring, configuration, enhancement and maintenance

  • Supporting regular weekend infrastructure change (testing and related activity)

  • Ongoing technical and process improvements

  • Create/update systems documentation and maintain technical support guides

To succeed in this role you will ideally have experience/knowledge in:

  • Sonata (preferred) or similar Wealth Platform
  • DevOps
  • Data analysis and SQL development
  • Familiarity with the Unix/oracle environment
  • Wrap Technology
  • Application support
  • Project delivery (including large, complex projects), project management principles, tools and methodologies
  • Analytical problem solving
  • Financial Services industry knowledge (preferred)

People who work at Prudential agree that ours is a great place to work with a brilliant team spirit. It’s also an innovative, high-performing commercial environment that’s totally focused on customers. As a Prudential employee you’ll get all the support you’d expect, including full training and professional development. You’ll receive a competitive salary and reward package. And, in a fast-changing world, you’ll join an organisation that’s leading the way in helping customers achieve their long-term financial goals.

At Prudential we work hard to create an environment that enables everyone to flourish and we actively encourage diversity across the business.

 

Recruiter: Abdul Tafadar

Location: Reading or Stirling

Closing Date: 30 April 2018

Reference: 34453474

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