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Senior Technical Architect - API

Company: EDWARD JONES
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 15,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

In a typical branch office, a financial advisor meets with clients and receives branch office support, so they can focus on building deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis, Tempe and Mississauga provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. We continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.Edward Jones is looking for a Senior Technical Architect to help support innovation and growth within the Application Frameworks and API Platform team. The Senior Technical Architect works with a team of associates and contractors who are responsible for the API practice, tools and frameworks. These responsibilities include setting up API practice, Operation, Regulatory Compliance, Support, Development, Security, Quality, Disaster Recovery and Implementation of the API frameworks and Practice.

The API office is a multidisciplinary team established to support Edward Jones API journey and is looking for a Senior Technical Architect to help support innovation and growth within the Application Frameworks and API Platform team. The Senior Technical Architect works with a team of associates and contractors who are responsible for the API practice, tools and frameworks and will evangelize the role of APIs in Edward Jones digital strategy.

  • Provides guidance and enterprise-wide influence to drive the execution of the API Strategy leading to performant, reliable, resilient, scalable API products.
  • Contribute to and drive compliance of API Governance through creation and maintenance of patterns, standards, frameworks, reusable assets and automation.
  • Research technical improvements and takes the initiative to communicate/implement solutions.
  • Participates and represents area in cross-functional groups.
  • Researches requirements to determine system feasibility, costs, benefits, or functional requirements.
  • Collaborate with Architect peers to develop and drive the organization's API and API platform strategy to include a short-term and long-term roadmap aimed at API lifecycle management and keeping the organization on the forefront of transformational change.
  • Define the architecture and guide the deployment approach of the API platform to meet organizational requirements.
  • Define how the API Platform will integrate with other enabling tools and applications in the organization to achieve optimal performance, scalability, reliability, and visibility for integration solutions.
    • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or equivalent work experience.
    • Minimum of 10 years of experience in designing, developing and delivering application solutions for enterprise level development and integration projects.
    • Minimum of 5 years' experience designing API and evaluating API solution for enterprises.
    • Minimum of 5 years' experience architecting API products & API security strategy & its implementation.
    • Deep understanding of Object-Oriented Principles and Java, as well as broad cross-functional knowledge including relational and NoSQL database, software security, system administration, and enterprise messaging patterns.
    • Experience with API Gateway
    • Knowledge of Microservices and Kubernetes is a plus
    • Practical knowledge of Microservices and designing/building REST APIs.
    • Experience with industry standard tools:--- Spring Boot, Spring Framework, JUnit, Python, Gradle and Maven.
    • Experience with Linux containerization, PaaS, or Cloud technologies preferred.
    • Proficient with Git and Git workflows.
    • Experience with server-side technologies such as Apache, Tomcat.
    • Experience in tools used to assemble CI/CD (Jenkins / Electric Flow).
    • Knowledge of MuleSoft Platform is preferred.
    • Able to create a strong team environment and build technical skills through training and mentoring of others.Understanding of project management methodologies, system development lifecycle, infrastructure best practices and risk management concepts.
      • 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2022, published Fortune July 2022, Great Places to Work - data as of March 2022. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
        • Edward Jones was recognized as one of the Best Workplaces for Millennials by Great Places to Work - and Fortune - magazine. The privately held firm ranked No. 2 overall, in its fourth appearance on the list.2022 Fortune Best Workplaces for Women, published September 2022, research by Great Places to Work -, data as of August 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
          Edward Jones has been named to the 2022 Best Workplaces for Women list by Great Places to Work - and Fortune - magazine, ranking No. 45.2022 Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For, published April 2022, research by Great Place to Work -, data as of August 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
          For the 23rd time, Edward Jones has earned a spot on the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For - ranking by Great Places to Work - and Fortune - magazine. Edward Jones ranked No. 35 on the prestigious 2022 list.2022 Best Places to Work For LGBTQ+ Equality, Great Place to Work - in partnership with Human Rights Campaign Foundation, published Equity Magazine January 2022, data as of July 2021. Compensation provided for using, not obtaining, the rating.
          Edward Jones scored 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) the nation's foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality. The ranking designated Jones as one of the best places to work for LGBTQ+Equality.Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:
          Salary: $128299 - $218456
          Category: Headquarters

Keywords: EDWARD JONES, Saint Charles , Senior Technical Architect - API, IT / Software / Systems , Saint Charles, Missouri

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