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Experian is seeking an experienced Sr. Staff Architect to join our CIS Product Delivery team. This is a great opportunity for someone with experience in a wide variety of platforms including on-prem and cloud-based financial services platforms to access timely, accurate and relevant data. An ideal candidate will have built real time software services platforms where large volume messaging is core to the solution set.

About us, but we’ll be brief


Experian is the world’s leading global information services company, unlocking the power of data to create more opportunities for consumers, businesses and society. For five years in a row, we have been named in the Top 100 “World’s Most Innovative Companies” by Forbes Magazine. With a focus on our employees, we were rated the #1 Top Workplace by the Orange County Register. Experian Consumer Information Services is redefining the way our clients do business within all aspects of the customer credit lifecycle. Fueled by best-in-class data and innovative technology we help businesses make smarter decisions, identify consumers, make decisions on loans, market to prospects and collect.


What you’ll be doing


In this role, you must be a messaging expert with an extensive, well-rounded background in a diverse set of messaging middleware solutions (commercial, open source, in-house) with in-depth understanding of architectures of such solutions such Kafka, Web Internet Applications, Cloud and Distributed platforms.  Established track record with various technologies [administration, configuration, and troubleshooting], with hands-on production experience and a deep understanding of architecture. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Analyzes, designs and leads the development and implementations of programs in one or more programming languages, for Web and Rich Internet Applications
  • Supports applications with an understanding of system integration, test planning, scripting, and troubleshooting
  • Assesses the health and performance of software applications and databases
  • Establishes, participates, and maintains relationships with business units, customers and subject matter experts in order to remain apprised of direction, project status, architectural and technology trends, risks, and functional/integration issues
  • Defines specifications for new and existing systems.
  • Analyzes program and application performance using various programming languages, tools and techniques
  • Provides guidance to non-technical staff in using software and hardware systems most effectively and efficiently
  • Reviews project proposals, evaluates alternatives, provides estimates and makes recommendations
  • Designs and defines specifications for systems
  • Identifies potential process improvement areas and suggests options and recommends approaches


What your background looks like

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years of experience in analysis, design, implementation and testing of Web Based Applications using Java, J2EE technologies and Object Oriented Programming Concepts
  • 8+ years of Java JDK 1.6/1.7/1.8, JavaScript
  • 8+ years of Java Frameworks (Hibernate, Spring, etc.)
  • 8+ years of Build Tools ANT, MAVEN
  • 8+ years of Unix, Linux Operating Systems
  • Experience with Scrum and other Agile processes
  • Experience with Jira, Git, Jenkins
  • 8+ years of Experience with design and development of REST services, JAX-WS, JAX-RPC, JAX-RS, SOAP, REST, SOAP UI
  • Experience with Security frameworks (e.g., JWT, OATH2)
  • Experience in API layer like security, custom analytics, throttling, caching, logging, monetization, request and response modifications etc.
  • Experience in creating API documentation using Swagger and YAML or similar tools desirable
  • Experience with DevOps test automation scripting, Monitoring Tools
  • Knowledge of Security Flaw remediation, mitigation
  • Experience in SQL and databases Oracle, MySQL, SolR, etc.
  • Financial Industry experience preferred

EOE including Disability/Veteran




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