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Position Title: API Integration Engineer
Job Code: 429238
Job Location: New Jersey-Newark

The candidate will be expected to assist or lead in the following areas:


API Proxy Configuration and API Development: Define, configure and maintain API proxy definitions to: secure, control and manage APIs. Build and test APIs for new and existing backend services to help facilitate development team migrations. Help educate teams managing and developing APIs.


Utility Services & Reusable Asset Library: Build and document components, code or other assets that can be leveraged by project teams. Includes value-added infrastructure services that are non-BU specific and might otherwise be redundantly developed and maintained by each area.


External Platform Integration Consulting: provide development services to help areas integrate with external platforms. Includes: 1) Integrating in B2B scenarios, 2) with external Cloud platforms and 3) Providing/Consuming SOAP web services or RESTful (Web API) services to/with partners


Cross-BU Collaboration & Knowledge Management: assist in the creation and maintenance of an Enterprise Integration community and body of knowledge (BOK) at Prudential.


Prudential Integration Infrastructure Subject Matter Expert (SME): Become an Integration SME, providing integration development support to the business unit and corporate function development teams. This will include an in-depth knowledge of all Prudential’s infrastructure capabilities and services related to the Integration domain(s).


Standards, Best Practices and Patterns: identify and maintain proven practices that facilitate optimal leveraging of integration technology and facilitate integration goals. Includes common integration patterns, naming guidelines, etc -- formulated from real-world experiences, industry sources, vendors and ongoing business consulting engagements


Problem and Incident Resolution Consulting: assist LOB’s and GBTS service provider in resolving problems and incidents as needed. Level-3 support for complex problems


Integration Security Consulting: provide services to help Integration teams utilize the appropriate security solutions. Design transport-level and message-level security. Assist in integrating with established security infrastructure

Prior application development (AD) and application life-cycle management (ALM) experience is desired. The candidate is expected to have and display proficiency in one or more of the following areas:

  • JavaScript Stack Development: JavaScript, JSON and Node.js
  • Programming and Transformation Languages: Java, JavaScript, XSLT
  • Web Development: HTML5, JQuery, Bootstrap
  • Mobile Development: Apple iOS, Android
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent relevant experience

Ability to:

  • Design and implement enterprise class, highly available and scalable applications
  • Analyze requirements and decide when to use API Management, ESB, ETL or iPaaS
  • Implement Performance Optimization: response caching, in memory processing
  • Appropriately select database/storage technology: RDBMS vs. NoSQL
  • Design for processing and threads across multi-node clusters, design/code for cluster deployment
  • Use DevOPs tooling for: build, deployment and testing automation



The candidate is expected to have experience supporting or developing on one or more integration platforms/products. Experience in one or more of the following is a plus:

  • Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) Platforms: Software AG webMethods ESB, IBM Integration Bus (Message Broker), WSO2 ESB
  • API Management Platforms: IBM API Manager, Apigee Edge
  • Integration Middleware: IBM DataPower
  • Content Management Systems (CMS): Drupal
  • Message Oriented Middleware: IBM MQ Series, Software AG Message Broker
  • Application Servers: IBM WebSphere Application Server, Microsoft .NET
  • ETL Platforms: Informatica PowerCenter
  • NoSQL Databases: Mongo DB, Cassandra
  • Security Platforms: IBM Security Access Manager (Tivoli Access Manager), CA Siteminder
  • Managed File Transfer: Tibco Cyberfusion
  • SOA Governance: HP SOA Systinet, IBM WSRR or Software AG CentraSite

Integration Solutions:


Prior integration solution design and implementation experience is desired. The candidate is expected to have and display proficiency in one or more of the following areas:

  • Architecture Styles & Disciplines: Web API (RESTful services), SOA (Service Oriented Architecture), and EDA (Event Driven Architecture)
  • Integration Styles: SOA Services (SOAP/WSDL), Web APIs, File-based integration, Message-oriented (queues and topics) integration, Events & Notifications
  • Integration Message Formats and Protocols: SOAP/WSDL, REST/JSON, WS-*, XML, XSLT, HTTP & HTTPS, TCP/IP
  • Integration Domains: Application-to-Application (A2A), Business-to-Business (B2B), Data Integration (DI), ETL (Extract-Transform-Load), ESB (Enterprise Service Bus), MFT (Managed File Transfer)
  • Integration Use-cases: Batch/Bulk integration, Real-time integration, Message Exchange Patterns, Synchronous communications, Asynchronous communications
  • Integration Security: OAuth, HTTPS (SSL), X.509 certificates, WS-Security, Signatures and Encryption, SAML, HTTP Basic authentication
  • Technology Evolution Drivers (Mega Trends): Mobile, Cloud, Social and Big Data

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at for more information about doing business with Prudential.
Job Function: Architecture
Schedule: Full-time
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