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Life Insurance and Annuities API SME

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Date: May 17, 2022

Location: Dublin, D, IE

Company: NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative, and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

Life Insurance and Annuities API SME

Summary of Role:

  • work in an agile  team environment in the design and execution of web and mobile products
  • work on business critical applications, supported by a team of technical experts.
  • provide technical leadership and direction to colleagues and customers on various aspects of the IT environment.
  • adhere to established process and quality standards


A Senior API SME within the Team will be expected to


  • Rapidly get up to speed with the existing API Framework and Services Architecture
  • Experience working with TCS Bancs product as a Third Party Administrator
  • Work with the Architects and Technical Lead to size both the development effort and infrastructural resource requirements for any Services
  • Work with the Continuous Integration team to ensure seamless integration into current and future build and deployment models.
  • Work with internal and external groups to discover, document and communicate existing services, also identifying requirements for new services.
  • Work with the Front end team to ensure compatibility of any new API’s exposed
  • Develop Gherkin format feature files with the Business Analysts to the requirements laid out.
  • Develop JUnit and Spock tests to support the underlying functionality of any services application
  • Develop JMeter Scripts for the Load testing of Services
  • Model the data Components required for the both the consumption via restful (JSON) Service and for storage in both a relational and NoSQL format.
  • Identify all Security Issues that potentially could occur.
  • Identify and Issues which could impinge on reliability or scalability of the Application
  • Code and test all required functionality.
  • Deliver updates at daily stand up
  • Perform Peer Code Reviews
  • Provide support to the Test Team
  • Present solutions to Architects and Team Leads
  • Provide support to Production applications during deployment and day-to-day
  • Follow all best practices for Development


Responsibilities of the role: -

  • work with technical teams to architect and implement back-end systems that power web and mobile experiences. 
  • provide solutions that are fast, reliable and scalable
  • Follows engineering best practices; writes automated unit tests for code
  • Define code architecture decisions to support a high-performance and scalable product

Experience and skills required

  • Minimum 2.1 degree in a related discipline from a recognised academic institution; Masters a plus.
  • Experience in a Customer facing Engineering Role
  • Excellent Record in Problem solving
  • TCS Bancs product experience
  • Excellent record in Solution Presentation and Delivery
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience building and tuning APIs (REST)
  • Strong Data modelling ability and solid knowledge of SQL (Oracle)
  • Advanced knowledge of object oriented design principles
  • Working Knowledge of IBM WebSphere (Ver 8.5)
  • Experience with Agile and test-driven development, and behavioural driven development
  • Experience with continuous integration (Jenkins) and version control ( Git)
  • Java 1.7/Spring 4/Hibernate/Groovy/MockMVC/RestAssured

The following is a strong plus:

  • Background in retail financial services and CRM
  • Experience with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB
  • Experience with MQ
  • Experience with Apache Commons


NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law. To learn more, please visit Furthermore, NTT DATA Services will make accommodations for eligible applicants on a case-by-case basis. Please email for assistance. 

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