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API Designer

Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: May 15, 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.The API office is a multidisciplinary team established to support Edward Jones API journey. The API Office is tasked to own and operate Edward Jones API Management Platform, provide API expertise to product teams, create Edward Jones API-related best practices and standards and evangelize the role of APIs in Edward Jones digital strategy.


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with product delivery teams providing consultancy on API design ensuring adherence to API standards set forth by the API Office
  • Perform analysis of existing interfaces or design new interface
  • Prepares detailed specs from which interfaces will be developed, then develop interface definition and documents those interface plans
  • Proven experience working with an API Management platform
  • Strong analytical capabilities to translate requirements into design and guide developers to implement the design.
  • Strong customer focus. Must be able to consult with multiple development teams guiding them on API design best practices
  • Must be able to effectively and professionally communicate with customers (written and verbal) as well as demonstrate sound judgment/reasoning skills
  • Ability to work independently to achieve exceptional results
    • Bachelors degree and/or equivalent work experience
    • 5+ years of API and web services development experience ( Some MuleSoft experience preferred)
    • 2+ years of experience designing Restful APIs using API description tools such as Swagger, RAML, API Blueprint, etc.
    • Understanding of SOA/REST architecture and REST maturity models
    • Knowledge of API security standards, including OAuth2. 0/OpenIDConnect
    • Knowledge of continuous integration (CI) using Jenkins for timely builds, code coverage, running test
    • Experience using software development tools such Github, Jenkins, Artifactory, and Maven
      • 2021 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For - By Great Place to Work - and FORTUNE Magazine - Edward Jones was named No. 20 on the list.
        • From FORTUNE -2021 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.
        • 2021 Corporate Equality Index - Edward Jones joins the ranks of 767 major U.S. businesses that received top marks in the Foundation's 19th annual scorecard on LGBTQ workplace equality.
          • From The Human Rights Campaign. All Rights Reserved
          • 2021 Training Top 100 list - Edward Jones ranked No. 19, up six spots from last year in its 21st consecutive year on this prestigious list.
          • J.D. Power, 2021 - Edward Jones has ranked "highest in Employee Advisor Satisfaction among Financial Investment Firms" in the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Financial Advisor Satisfaction Study.
            • Edward Jones received the highest score among employee advisors in the J.D. Power 2007,2008, 2010, 2012-2015, 2017-2021 Financial Advisor Satisfaction Studies of employee advisors' satisfaction among those who are employed by an investment services firm. Visit for more information.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. Visit our career site 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: $90628 - $154313
              Category: Headquarters

Keywords: EDWARD JONES, Saint Charles , API Designer, Other , Saint Charles, Missouri

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