Citigroup Integration Architect - Architecture Lead Analyst in Chennai, India
The Architecture Lead Analyst is a strategic professional who stays abreast of developments within own field and contributes to directional strategy by considering their application in own job and the business. Recognized technical authority for an area within the business. Requires basic commercial awareness. There are typically multiple people within the business that provide the same level of subject matter expertise. Developed communication and diplomacy skills are required in order to guide, influence and convince others, in particular colleagues in other areas and occasional external customers. Significant impact on the area through complex deliverables. Provides advice and counsel related to the technology or operations of the business. Work impacts an entire area, which eventually affects the overall performance and effectiveness of the sub-function/job family.
This position is for Integration Architect within the Citi’s GCB – Engineering & Architecture organization with core focus on APIs, micro services and Event driven architecture.
Define API strategy centered on critical domains. Enforce API design is aligned to the enterprise API and domain strategy.
Define integration patterns (with POCs) for APIs, micro services (MS) architecture and event driven architecture.
Define standards for API and Event specifications.
Define standards for aligning APIs and micro services with enterprise level domain strategy.
Define patterns specific to APIGEE and Service Mesh adoption.
Close partnership with key stakeholders including business product owners, solution architects, engineering leads, business architects, data modelers and security architects.
Prepare and deliver presentations and metrics reporting for senior management
6-10 years of relevant experience.
Banking domain experience preferred. Key domains include Cards, Payments, Loans & Deposits, and Customer.
Experience designing application using Domain driven design.
Experience defining and managing enterprise level API landscape (Internal and external APIs)
Expert in designing APIs using API-first strategy. Hands on experience writing API specification. Understanding of industry standards and best practices.
Expert in micro services architecture and good understanding of various integration patterns. Able to determine tradeoffs while choosing the right pattern.
Experience with synchronous and asynchronous messaging.
Experience with Event driven architecture and understand complexity of managing distributed data.
Experience working with domain models (data/object models). Knowledge of industry standard data models.
REST APIs, graphQL, kafka/solace, asyncAPI, gRPC.
API management tools – APIGEE experience preferred
Coding required to conduct POC for evaluating new technologies, POCs and defining tradeoffs.
- Bachelor’s/University degree or equivalent experience
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