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S&P Global Market Intelligence

The Role:  Cloud Engineer/Systems Engineer III, SOA & Messaging

Grade (relevant for internal applicants only): 10

Location: S&P Global MI Offices

S&P Global Market Intelligence encompasses a powerful suite of cross-asset analytics, integrated desktop services, securities valuations and investment research and recommendations across a wide spectrum of the world’s major markets. Its unique intellectual property delivers a breadth and depth of solutions that supports clients in their work to generate alpha, identify new trading and investment ideas, and perform risk analysis and mitigation strategies. SOA and Messaging platform team is a creative team of experts collaborating across divisions and driving continuous improvements in platform innovation and usability.

We are looking for a highly motivated middleware messaging and cloud Engineer to join our S&P Platforms & Operations Engineering team supporting SOA & Messaging Platform as part of our DevOps transition. The SOA & Messaging platform is built using latest technologies such as Kafka, APIGee, Kong, etc. and leverages Kubernetes based container platform. The platform is hosted in our on-premises data centers as well as in the cloud. You would help accelerate our growth as part of SOA team within Platforms & Operations Engineering organization. This is an excellent opportunity to join S&P Global as we transform our infrastructure and move into the cloud, while also developing your skills and furthering your career as we plan to power the markets of the future.

Tasks and Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
• Work together with various domestic and overseas teams across the organization to ensure that the SOA & Messaging Platform is stable, reliable, fully operational, performant, and meets business requirements including our committed SLA.
• Monitor SOA & Messaging platform and conduct routine platform maintenance work for smooth operation with guaranteed uptime.
• Onboard applications to the platform as and when needed with high priority.
• Assist various DEV and QA teams during their development and testing following the Guidelines provided.
• Work closely with scrum master and supervisor/manager in day to day operation activity.
• Conduct and assist in conducting regular capacity analysis and POCs.
• Develop and maintain the SOA and Messaging framework (Java and .NET C#) currently being used by various internal customers within S&P Global.
• Provide support to the production, DR and all lower environments making platform stable and highly available achieving SLA for smooth and reliable platform operation.

Required Skills and Experience:
• BS in Computer Science, Engineering or in equivalent discipline is required.
• Minimum 3-5 years of relevant work experience.
• Minimum 1-2 years of experience in any industry leading messaging platform or Enterprise Service Bus is required while experience with SonicMQ and Kafka is preferable.
• Strong experience in Java and C# development especially with focus to the middle-tier. Proficient with modern IDE(s), i.e. Eclipse, Visual Studio, NetBean, JBoss, etc.
• Knowledge in Unix system admin is a plus.
• Understands well the SOA constructs and tools – i.e. XML, WSDL, WADL, JSON, Web Services, RESTful services, SOAP, etc.
• Understands well the SOA concepts – i.e. Service Mesh, Service abstraction, System Integration, Reusable Designs, API Gateway management, etc.
• Some knowledge in managing and administrating Application Servers / Appliance i.e. WebLogic, WebSphere, Tomcat, APIGee, KONG etc.
• Strong experience on application deployment and monitoring.
• Good experience on Linux/Unix and Windows OS.

Further Requirements:
• Have experience on administrating platforms
• Excellent communication (written & verbal) and collaboration skills
• Detail-oriented and a good team player
• Willing to learn new technology and acquire new skills

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important—some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.

S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.  Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

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Systems Engineer - Cloud, SOA