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Open Banking API Engineer - Seen Tarbi


Open Banking API Engineer

Saudi Arabia
Posted 2 years ago

As an Open Banking API engineer, you will you play a key role in designing and building out the Open Banking API architecture to enable the rapid delivery of innovate digital experiences that meet the long term Open Banking product strategy. Come join a team that that is focused on building ground breaking solutions that meet our clients’ critical business needs and where continuous improvement and results are celebrated and rewarded. You will work closely with key stakeholders including product managers, development and engineering teams to co-create core Open Banking capabilities that will enable Xsquare to deliver world-class products to market.

What we expect of you, day to day.

• Provide subject matter expertise on Open Banking API architecture – create standards, functional requirements and best practices across Xsquare’s Open Banking platform
• Ensure platform capabilities and APIs meet required regulatory specifications – review detailed designs to ensure appropriate security, scalability, reliability and end user experiences
• Design and develop front-end APIs as well as downstream API test tools
• Work simultaneously and closely with development leads providing consultancy on API design to ensure implementation of Xsquare technical standards and relevant business requirements
• Provide appropriate API specs and business requirements for engineering teams to implement new product ideas and features
• Work with product managers to prioritize user research findings and ensure they translate into exceptional user experiences and differentiate Xsuqare’s Open Banking solutions
• Develop documentation for developers to understand how to access and leverage the platform
• Continuously pursue a strong knowledge of internal and external technology solutions, and maintain a strong understanding of applicable technologies, tools and services
• Participate on regional standards bodies to advocate and shape API standards that support Xsquare’s long-term Open Banking strategy. Serve as subject matter expert both internally and externally on relevant governance bodies.

Key Competencies

  • Technical Fluency
  • Strong knowledge of Open Banking API security standards by market
  • Ability to rapidly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies
  • Experience working with agile/scrum development methodologies
  • Continuously learns about trends in the market around technology architecture, tools, systems, and languages used across leading companies
  • Solution/Product Strategy
  • Successfully identify opportunities to create market leading solutions that will satisfy customers and grow the Open Banking business
  • Understand nuances of Xsquare’s business model and develop API strategies and product roadmap that are competitively differentiated and anticipate future customer needs
  • Ability to project the financial impact of architecture alternatives
  • Provide thought leadership on how our Open Banking products will evolve over the next 3 – 5 years to remain relevant to customers
  • Proactively considers customer needs and goals to inform architectural solutions
  • Critical Thinking
  • Makes informed product decisions based on relevant, current and accurate information
  • Evaluates the quality of evidence and reasoning
  • Challenges and inspires others to apply and strengthen problem solving skills
  • Able to compare and contrast different aspects of a problem and considers implications of each before making a decision.
  • Evaluates points for improvement and can creatively solve complex and ambiguous problems to reach new and unconventional modes of resolution.
  • Cross-Functional Communication
  • Effective team player, able to work well with colleagues across the organization and recognizes the importance of cross-functional communication.
  • Takes pride in collaboration skills and seeks to partner with product managers, engineers and designers to create elegant solutions
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation, influencing and negotiation
  • Ability to build cross-functional consensus among internal and external stakeholders to drive business results.
  • Able to communicate ideas clearly and concisely in written documents (graphics or text) and to present these coherently and logically

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Senior level experience developing and launching products at a technology company or comparable experience.
  • Proficiency in Python, Django, Java , JavaScript and REST Api
  • Proficiency in Scala is a Plus.
  • Strong experience in delivering modern Front-End technologies such as REACT.js.

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