API Developer

Position Summary:

We are seeking an API/Microservices developer with a strong hands-on development track record in building integrations utilizing a variety of integration products, tools, protocols, technologies and patterns. The ideal candidate has expert knowledge with a track record of solution delivery using various data integration solutions in situations requiring real time (synchronous and asynchronous) messaging, Publish/Subscribe models, Microservices patterns, Middleware, and other related methodologies in a multi-user, multi-platform, multi-tier environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Business Analysts and stakeholders to evaluate and understand business concepts and processes
  • Participate in large-group, coordinated planning sessions, provides effort estimates and timeline commitments, Refine and groom the product backlog and user stories
  • Design and implement Technical/Integration Architecture, including development, runtime and operation architectures that service both user and overall business goals
  • Test and build automation for the interoperability of application components under development, across multiple platforms, and in coordination with other product development teams
  • Work with other developers to ensure teams are meeting the objectives of the business while adhering to technical and architectural standards and practices
  • Collaborate with Technical Architects and others to design and implement integrated enterprise solutions
  • Maintain knowledge of current technologies , research emerging technologies and industry trends, and make recommendations on implementation
  • Deliver high quality assignments on time, within budget

To be considered for this career opportunity, we require the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • 7 years of professional information technology experience, including 5+ years of integration and architecture
  • In-depth understanding of SOA/EAI/ESB concepts, SOA Governance, Event Driven Architecture, message based architectures, file sharing and exchange platforms, data virtualization and caching strategies, J2EE design patterns, frameworks
  • Experience developing in C#
  • Advanced skills implementing API Service architectures (SOAP, REST) using any of the market leading API Management tools such as Apigee and frameworks such as Spring Boot for Microservices
  • Significant understanding of Microservice patterns & concepts & its application in problem solving
  • Understanding of cloud solutions on Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and/or Google Cloud Platforms
  • Experience with containerization (e.g., Docker) and Container Management software (Kubernetes, Mesos) using Red Hat OpenShift
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and automated testing strategies

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ideally experience with reinsurance
  • Ideally exposure to at least one of the major Catastrophe modelling systems from RMS, AIR or CoreLogic, although not essential
  • General understanding of Insurance principles and concepts

Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC, a leading global risk and reinsurance specialist, has over a 90-year history of providing integrated solutions to the (re)insurance industry. With over 2,300 professionals in more than 50 offices around the world, Guy Carpenter delivers a powerful combination of broking expertise, strategic advisory services and industry-leading analytics to help our clients achieve profitable growth. As our clients' most trusted and valuable reinsurance broker and strategic advisor, we leverage our intellectual capital to anticipate and solve for a range of emerging strategic business challenges and opportunities. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. Visit www.guycarpenter.com for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @GuyCarpenter

Guy Carpenter & Company, LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC).

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at: http://www.mmc.com/. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: www.mmc.com/diversity.

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