Enterprise API Architect
Company: MSCI Inc.
Posted on: October 19, 2020
Your Team responsibilities
MSCI Inc. seeks a senior API Architect, with a proven experience in
delivering API solutions. This Role is based in United States, with
the primary responsibility to build out MSCIs API Management and
Gateway component in the cloud. The selected candidate will be
responsible for carving out the centralized Reference Architecture
for 1MSCI APIs, work with teams across the world across different
product lines as well as Shared Services. He/She will be tasked to
provide strategic decision-making and guidance, within technical
disciplines, responding to disruptive technologies and solving
unique and complex problems. He/She will facilitate and orchestrate
the delivery of targeted business outcomes through technical
decisions, primarily in the areas of API Delivery.
Your key responsibilities
--- Establishes reference architecture for the organization's API
service offerings, outlining each one and describing how they work
through technical documentation.
--- Delivers technology architecture artifacts, possibly including
reference architectures or concepts of operation
--- Provide strategic decision-making and guidance within technical
--- Facilitate and orchestrate the delivery of targeted business
outcomes through technical decisions in in the areas of 1MSCI API
Architecture and delivery
--- Build robust APIs, message queues and file integration
--- Apply the necessary and Optimum Security and Logging Standards
across all APIs.
--- Communicates and enforces technology standards with business
--- Works with Program Management, business partners to analyze
strategy and trends to define the requirements, principles, and
models that guide technology decisions
Your skills and experience that will help you excel
--- Overall over 15+ years of experience in Technology Architecture
and API driven software Design
--- Working experience with API lead architecture, including
various data formats & protocols like JSON, SOAP, REST, XML, XSLT,
HTTP, HTTPS, SFTP, FTP etc. Experience with Security frameworks
(e.g., JWT, OAUTH2)
--- Exposure to the various design patterns like Pub/Sub, Composite
query, Scatter Gather, Aggregation etc.
--- Hands on experience in Microservices development and
containerized workloads running on Kubernetes
--- Ability to negotiate cultural and technical conflict across
teams, while keeping MSCI Business Goals and its Customers as
--- Problem Solving and ability to think clearly. Proven ability to
design, build and release software with focus on Performance,
Quality, Scale, Security, and Cost.
--- Experience in Cloud Security and Data Management is
About MSCI and our teams:
MSCI is a market leader in Global Indexes, Smart Beta, ESG and Risk
Management, and is at the forefront of the secular trends
dominating the financial services landscape today. We are committed
to the future sustainability and transparency of the financial
markets. We create innovative products and services that allow our
clients to make more informed investment decisions, and we provide
investors with critical performance measurement and risk management
data and analytics. Click here to see what we do (link to MSCI
Our values define the working environment we strive to create. We
are inclusive, we champion bold ideas, we always pursue excellence,
and always act with integrity. Personal accountability and
responsibility are key to success, and we always work as a team to
remain client centric.
MSCI is committed to developing a culture and workforce that
reflects the clients and communities in which we operate.
Increasing our diversity expands our talent pool which helps to
accelerate innovation in all we do. We especially encourage members
of historically underrepresented groups to apply, including women,
ethnic minorities and those in the LGBTQ community.
To all recruitment agencies: MSCI does not accept unsolicited
CVs/Resumes. Please do not forward CVs/Resumes to any MSCI
employee, location or website. MSCI is not responsible for any fees
related to unsolicited CVs/Resumes.
MSCI Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to
diversifying its workforce. It is the policy of the Firm to ensure
equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment
on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender,
gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship,
disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy
(including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally
protected pregnancy/maternity leave), veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
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