Title: Lead II - Software Engineering, Data and Content
Location: NY, New York
S&P Global Ratings is looking for a Lead Engineer to join the Data and Content group, a team of data and technology professionals who define and execute the strategic data roadmap for S&P Global Ratings.
As a member of the Data and Content Engineering team, you will be responsible for analysis, design, development and support of enterprise data management systems. This team has a broad and expert knowledge on Ratings critical data domains, technology stacks and architectural patterns. They foster knowledge sharing and collaboration that results in a unified strategy. All Data Engineering team members provide leadership, innovation, timely delivery, and the ability to articulate business value.
The ideal candidate should have expertise with data management technologies and a desire to drive change through data alignment across the enterprise.
The role requires the candidate to be a hands-on problem solver and developer helping to extend and manage the data platforms. You will be an expert contributor and part of the Rating Organization's Data Engineering team responsible for data analysis, data architecture, development and governance of principles and standards that impact how data elements are developed and managed across the enterprise. Fundamental to this position is a demonstrable ability to combine your strong agile and problem solving skills with deep technical and delivery know how.
The data distribution team designs, supports the systems that we use to distribute high-quality market intelligence in the form of credit ratings, research, and thought leadership. It also comprises a series of carefully curated enterprise data stores, data services, data analytics and BI products that collectively support global ratings business to create & publish world class ratings, research and related content across more than 90 global economies.
Compensation and Benefits Information:
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $82,600 - $230,200. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.
In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive bonus.
This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit
Support and foster a quality-first, agile culture that is built on partnership, trust and sharing
Learning and understanding all aspects of Ratings business process and systems
Be technically deep and provide input on architecture, design and code. As a data engineering lead, you are well respected by engineers and non-engineers alike
Partner with other engineering teams and Product owners , including business stakeholders in the Ratings organization
Be responsible for driving technical design, data architecture and implementation of new features and iterations of core products
Provide technical leadership in the areas of data distribution services, master data management, data quality, data governance, data access & data integration
Responsible for gathering requirements and translate into actionable technology deliverables using industry-proven data management best practices
Work on issues of diverse scope where analysis of data design requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including an understanding of current industry trends
Enforce and implement Data engineering principles, standards, metrics and policies
Partner with the Ratings data office, enterprise architecture organization and ensure best use of standards for the key data use cases
Work closely with strategic projects on defined standards and methods for data usage and propagation.
Develops and documents data standards and provides technical oversight on projects to ensure compliance through the adoption and promotion of industry standards / best practice / guiding principles aligned with organization standards.
Defines functional capabilities and Develops solutions by designing proposed systems and modules
Experience & Qualifications:
BS or MS degree in Computer Science or Information Technology
10+ years of Information Technology experience
5+ years Hands-on experience contributing to data/application architecture & designs, proven software/enterprise integration design patterns and full-stack knowledge including modern distributed front end and back end technology stacks
2+ years of hands-on experience in developing scalable data pipeline using modern technologies like Kafka, Spark and Scala
Experience with Data Management, Data Security, Data Quality, Data Governance
Experience with Continuous integration, dev-ops and deployment tools like ADO, Git, Jenkins, Nolio and Ansible
Deep Experience with three or more technologies of Java/J2EE, Hibernate, Microsoft .NET, data lake systems using AWS cloud technologies such as S3, Redshift, EMR, Hive and Spark, Python, Scala, R, REST/OData, AWS, Tomcat, JMS, Informatica, SQL, PL/SQL, Oracle
Experience building service oriented architectures: SOAP, REST, Microservices, Cloud and API standards Apache Camel, Apache CXF etc. Strong understanding of Java/JEE design patterns, packaging, and deployment including Spring, Hibernate, Spring WS
Experience in UNIX environment including scripting/scheduling (i.e. Autosys, Crontab, Control M etc.)
Expert knowledge of Agile approaches to software development and able to put key Agile principles into practice to deliver solutions incrementally
Quality first mindset with a strong background and experience developing products for a global audience at scale
Ability to prioritize and manage work to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment, understanding of project management principles
Excellent analytical thinking, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with strong ability to influence both technology and business partners
Financial services industry experience
Expert in cloud based development methodologies and state of the art design patterns
Experience with building and supporting solutions in the cloud including a strong understanding of cloud native architectures, design patterns and best practices
Experience with open source and distributed software development
Ability to motivate and mentor other engineering teams and individuals
Up to date and knowledgeable in technology and industry trends with ability to develop and presents substantive technical recommendations to senior management
S&P Global Ratings is the world's leading provider of independent credit ratings. Our ratings are essential to driving growth, providing transparency and helping educate market participants so they can make decisions with confidence. We have more than 1 million credit ratings outstanding on government, corporate, financial sector and structured finance entities and securities. We offer an independent view of the market built on a unique combination of broad perspective and local insight. We provide our opinions and research about relative credit risk; market participants gain independent information to help support the growth of transparent, liquid debt markets worldwide.
S&P Global Ratings 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 www.spglobal.com/ratings.
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, sex, 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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