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GMG Information Architect

Location Jersey City, United States
Posted 01-October-2021
GMG Information Architect
Global Markets Group is a $200m business within Information Services of the Financial Services group at IHS Markit. We provide a variety of technology capabilities, solutions and services that are at the nerve center of all primary market workflows. This includes roadshows, deal data and analytics, book building and deal workflows, compliance and reporting.

The GMG CTO team is looking to hire an Interface Information Architect to join the GMG Information Architecture team focused on the art and science of organizing capital markets information and workflows. The role would seek to develop information architecture capability applied to APIs and User Interfaces thru the collaborative engagement with Product and Engineering teams.

Works with business units to translate GMG Information Model to specific domain models for interface solutioning Organizes and leads an API Schema Working Group providing de-centralized governance of the collective GMG API Works with product and engineering teams on high-level vision of information flow and translating business strategy into discrete capabilities Promotes and maintains the GMG Information Model as a living ontology for GMG Provides solutions and expertise to optimize industry best practices and internal guidelines Develops and maintains an architectural blueprint and evolutionary roadmap that defines and communicates the strategic direction for these architectures in support of business and technical strategies. Recommends solutions and/or new technologies based upon business value drivers, proven architecture principles, patterns and return on investment. Understanding and communicating strategic themes, and other key business drivers for architecture, to product and engineering teams and non-technical stakeholders Collaborates with corporate Information Security teams and Architecture teams to continually improve the security posture and engineering quality Anticipates areas where architecture standards may need to be developed that are in-line with customer, IT and industry standards Provides transparency through well-defined metrics, automation, and reporting

Education & Experience
10+ years of experience in architecture/design in relevant technology disciplines Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related technical field 5+ years of experience in financial markets industry Should have a background, competency, and industry knowledge in technologies that can be leverageable for solutioning across multiple types of interfaces Excellence in teamwork and collaboration with technical and non-technical colleagues Extensive experience working on mission critical systems Experience with Information Modeling & Design, particularly with APIs In-depth experience with API technologies such as GraphQL, gRPC, SOAP, REST In-depth experience on AWS, with subject experience on other cloud providers Experience with technologies such as .Net Core, C#, Java, SQL Extensive knowledge of financial products, industry trends, regulatory rules in different jurisdictions and operational practices across a range of asset classes.

Personal Competencies
Displays a consistent, positive, can-do professional attitude Proactive and able to work independently with minimal supervision Focused on delivery, quality, and timeliness Open-minded, flexible, and willing to adapt to changing business requirements Strong opinions, which are weakly held Ability to work well under pressure Clear concise communicator both written and verbal Ability to understand and express complex concepts is essential Collaboration is a key tenant of the role, both internally and more broadly with stakeholders and members of the extended team Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here .

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