Advanced API Engineer

Houston, TX, United States
Main Location
Atlanta, GA, United States
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Invesco is one of the world's leading global investment managers, entrusted with managing $1.2 trillion in assets on behalf of clients worldwide.  We are the 6th largest US retail asset manager and the 13th largest investment manager globally, and our more than 8,000 employees worldwide are dedicated to delivering an investment experience that helps people get more out of life.  We are purely focused on managing a comprehensive range of active, passive and alternative investment capabilities, which we draw on to provide customized solutions aligned to client needs, our most important benchmark.(*As of May 31,2019)

 

 

 

 

 


About Invesco Technology 

 

At Invesco Technology, we are strategic problem solvers. Our mission is to create world-class technology solutions to enable global operations, lead in the innovative use of data and emerging technologies to redefine the investment experience, and help our clients get more out of life. This mission is fueled by our high-performing teams, which thrive on collaboration, operate on shared trust, and leverage diversity of thought to deliver valuable results every day to Invesco, clients, and partners.

 

We wholeheartedly believe that our success is driven by our people. That is why we invest heavily in our top talent, providing opportunities for continuous learning and professional development. Our employees are encouraged and supported in taking advantage of development opportunities tied to their goals and are recognized for employing new skills to make an impact beyond the scope of their daily roles.

 

To continue building our high-performing, OneTech Team, we are seeking candidates who champion innovation, operate effectively in an agile environment, challenge the status quo and are empowered to take risks



Job Purpose (Job Summary): 


We are seeking a Adv Engineer to join a fast-paced agile development team building-out enterprise grade data platforms that support Investment Front, Back, Middle Office, and various other Enterprise teams. You will be a part of a dynamic, collaborative team that wants to hear your input because you know the leading methods, tools, and theories in data engineering and data delivery. The focus of this role will be to expose our Enterprise Operational Data Store via RESTful APIs leveraging MuleSoft toolset and framework to both internal and external clients that support our business clients. You will be working alongside our data integration, delivery and reporting teams leveraging the Invesco Enterprise Data Integration tools and architecture.


 

Key Responsibilities / Duties:
  • Build and lead development of robust data services architecture using MuleSoft toolset, Java and other related technologies
  • Develop solutions to optimize flow of large and high frequency datasets for consumption via RESTful APIs.
  • Contribute and deliver enterprise grade durable and stable application solutions that meets and exceed Invesco build and operations benchmarks.
  • Strong experience in systems and data integration on real time data delivery systems.

 


Work Experience / Knowledge:
  • 5+ years of experience focused in data delivery, especially in experience layer side with at least 3+ years in MuleSoft framework.
  • Experience with micro-services-based architecture and design/build experience with SQL database is a plus.
  • Experience with data visualization and analytics.
  • 8+ years of full stack SDLC experience with Java (preferable) and/or C#.
  • Familiar with Agile software development (Scrum is a plus)
  • DevOps knowledge is a plus
Skills / Other Personal Attributes Required:
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Autonomous personality. We will help guide you, but we will not micromanage you. We expect integrity and results. Your work and deliverables will speak for themselves
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Enjoy challenging and thought-provoking work and have a strong desire to learn and progress
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and requests
  • Must demonstrate a positive, team-focused attitude
  • Ability to react positively under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • You listen to the input of your team members and take diverse perspectives into account to approach challenges from multiple angles
  • Structured, disciplined approach to work, with attention to detail
  • Flexible able to meet changing requirements and priorities
  • Flexible able to meet changing requirements and priorities
  • Able to work in a global, multicultural environment
Formal Education: (minimum requirement to perform job duties)
  • Bachelors or masters degree of Computer Science or other similar advanced degrees from a top tier educational institution preferred
Working Conditions:
  • Normal office environment with little exposure to noise, dust and temperatures
  • The ability to lift, carry or otherwise move objects of up to 10 pounds is also necessary
  • Normally works a regular schedule of hours, however hours may vary depending upon the project or assignment
  • Hours may include evenings and/or weekends and may include 24 hour a day on call support by pager and/or cell phone
  • Able and willing to travel both domestically and internationally. Frequency and duration to be determined by manager. Estimate: 10-15%
FLSA (US Only): Exempt

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The job holder may be required to perform other duties as deemed appropriate by their manager from time to time.


Invesco's culture of inclusivity and its commitment to diversity in the workplace are demonstrated through our people practices. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, or veteran status. Our equal opportunity employment efforts comply with all applicable U.S. state and federal laws governing non-discrimination in employment.


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