DataPower Architect

PSCU Financial Services   •  

Saint Petersburg, FL

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


8 - 10 years

Posted 187 days ago

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This position will plan, develop, test, and document systems and applications applying knowledge of programming techniques and computer systems. Evaluates user requests for new or modified application systems, such as for financial or human resource management system, call center and online banking applications, statistical analysis of customer data relative to analytical modeling, or analyzing and developing specifications for mobile technologies. Determine feasibility, cost, and time required, compatibility with current system and future development applications.


  • Strong DataPower architecture, administration and development experience. IIB development knowledge will be good to have.
  • Configure and administer IBM API Connect and IBM DataPower appliances
  • Design multiple services based on different standards for REST, web services, data integration techniques, messaging, and transformation engines and non-standard services (APIs)
  • Partner with Enterprise Architecture and Middleware Development teams to identify and execute overall architecture and design of API Connect and DataPower environments
  • Drive solution development through requirements gathering, analysis, discovery, business plan creation, and solution level of effort estimates
  • Provide end-to-end integration solutions development for enterprise software or hosted high tech services
  • Provide administrative and development support for IBM’s API Connect and DataPower appliances located on premise in a multi-tiered environment
  • Provide general guidance and mentoring for team members on designing and implementing integration solutions based on middleware platforms
  • Present architecture and design to necessary stakeholders, as required
  • Support code deployments and configuration changes to production and non-production systems, following established procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally in both verbal and written formats to a technical and business audience
  • Ability to analyze systems and detailed data to develop application systems to meet the needs of the business
  • Ability to deliver and deploy solutions, ensuring that they are on time, within budget and to the required standard


  • Determine resource requirements (skill sets and project roles of team member when appropriate) based on project requirements, timeframes and budget
  • Collect information to analyze and evaluate existing or proposed systems
  • Research, plan, install, configure, troubleshoot, maintain and upgrade application systems
  • Analyze and evaluate present or proposed business procedures or problems to define data processing needs
  • Prepare detailed flow charts and diagrams outlining systems capabilities and processes
  • Research and recommend hardware and software development, purchase, and use
  • Troubleshoot and resolve software and connectivity problems, including user access and configuration
  • Knowledge of computer governance, security, and regulatory procedures and protocol
  • Continually seek opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships
  • Work as a team member (or lead) with other technical and/or business staff (onsite and offshore) to ensure successful development, deployment, connectivity and compatibility between systems
  • Conduct technical research on system upgrades to determine feasibility, cost, time required, and compatibility with current system
  • Maintain confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or accessed by the network
  • Document system problems and resolutions for future reference
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Minimum seven (7) years programming experiencerequired
  • Minimum three (3) years program/systems analysis experiencerequired
  • Minimum five (5) years programming language work experience in an object-oriented programming language required
  • Programming language work experience in Java, .Net, C/C++/C#, or other Object Oriented Programming languages in a Windows / Server based environment required
  • Minimum two (2) years Web Based Server development experiencerequired
  • Minimum three (3) years relational databaseexperiencerequired, preferably with ORACLE 11G and SQL Server required. Database design experiencepreferred


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field or combination of education and experience required.