API Development Lead/Investment Bank

Jersey City, NJ
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Our client, a leading global financial services company, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 140 countries. They provide consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

Job Description

Contract with right-to-hire

The Capital Markets Data Strategy team is building a next generation Data Fabric to solve the evolving Business, Analytical and Regulatory needs of Major Global Bank's Institutional Clients Group (ICG). The Fabric will bring together disparate data sources for the Global Markets organization and enable industry-leading analytics, client reporting, regulatory, surveillance, supervisory reporting(s) and data science solutions. It will also provide enhanced data quality controls , completeness and accuracy, reconciliations, entitlements, performance, management of data retention and archival per regulatory guidelines.

The Capital Market Risk Data program involves centralizing the Risk data across Markets and have one golden source of data for all Risk reporting and analytics. We'll need to build pipelines for ingesting Risk data across various systems and provide access to Risk data to downstream consumers including Finance, Backoffice and Accounting systems.

As part of this program build out the team are developing best in class applications to meet these use cases and managing complex data\application migrations to the Architecture.

The role of the API Dev Lead Involves being part of a dynamic team and contributing towards the development of product rollout, software development and application\data migrations. The ideal candidate will have expertise in Java, Big Data and Spark platforms.

The role is to manage and drive the Market Risk API initiatives with regards to building world class cross market analytics solutions from the data fabric. The person will be fronting the Market Risk data consumption and building the API across Capital Market Risk technology cross markets.

Key Responsibilities:

• Lead the Market Risk data API team and manage the team's career and expectations

• Formulate and implement the data strategy in line with global markets data strategy

• Work with Global Business stakeholders to ensure that their priorities are being met and incorporated into the global work stream

• Ensure that Production Stability is one of the key focus areas in all the deliveries that comes out of the teams in London and New Jersey/Irving

• Develop and design API framework to distribute/expose Risk data to market data/risk consumers

• Low latency read / write API for Front office risk systems

• Provide SME support for development of automated QA scripts

• Improve scalability within the platforms and work with cloud based strategy

• Work effectively with global teams to drive key projects and solutions.

• Communicate ideas clearly with a focus on how end-user functionality is impacted.


• Experience in Java/C development background

• Experience of 15 years in developing
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