UI Framework Architect About the Role:

Grade Level (for internal use):
D esktop & MI Framework Architect

The person undertaking this role will be responsible for defining, designing, and implementing a reusable frontend container / design guidance andernance across Market Intelligence and using this framework to implement a new S&P Risk desktop to deliver our Credit, Market and Enterprise Risk solutions across the C&RS Desktop estate

The responsibilities of the role will include the following requirements:

  • Help define the team structure / requirements to implement the above.
  • C ollaborate with product/app teams, SecDevOps , UX and QA to ensure th e vision can be reali z ed :
  • engage with senior leadership, architects, and engineers to design, document, and evangelize the frontend architecture andmon approach
  • be the subject matter expert on frontend enterprise architecture, micro-frontends, interop and related patterns
  • champion the vision of a cohesive, unified,posable platform providing a consistent user experience and adhering to accessibility best practices
  • promote standards , foundations and reference implementations to ensure applications are firmly on the path to transition , in order to reduce duplication across divisions and products
  • challenge existing thinking and push boundaries
  • demonstrate the limits of what is possible using cutting edge frontend technologies
  • Build strong relationships with engineering and product/business stakeholders across Market Intelligence .
  • Liaise with product/app teams – working constructively in partnership but also being knowledgeable enough and willing to challenge technical decisions which do not fit into the vision .
  • Develop innovative technology approaches and solutions to solve business problems.
  • Promote the Inner Source model within Market Intelligence to facilitate code reuse, sharedponents, standards, and proven patterns . Advise on frontend build vs buy decisions as necessary.
  • Keep abreast of innovative ideas, open source andmercial frontend technologies in the HTML5, desktop container and interop spaces to use across the business .
  • Closely follow advancements in the capabilities of web browsers and JavaScript via W3C/HTML5, ECMA TC39, WICG , Project Fugu, WASM, etc.
  • Build awareness of customers’ needs from Market Intelligence applications and also the wider picture of how they relate to customers’ application estates in-house and/ or other vendor container setups, any related constraints or opportunities .
  • Collaborate with InfoSec teams on frontend initiatives to continually improve the security posture .
  • Earn the respect of engineers at all levels through thoughtful engagement as a trusted advisor on frontend matters internally – always taking the opportunity to learn as well as to teach.
  • Develop, publish and evangeli z e appropriate internal guidelines best practice for interop security, etc.
  • Participate in architecture forums . Contribute to architecture reviews as required .
  • Education and experience

  • 10+ years of experience in architecture/design in relevant technology disciplines, with a strong development background.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a technical field.
  • In-depth experience with web technologies such as HTML5, JavaScript, TypeScript, React, Angular, Webponents, Node, npm , OIDC , etc. – along with native browser APIs,mon testing frameworks and UI libraries.
  • Deep understanding of techniques for micro-frontends, window management, layout management, interop, FDC3, local browser messaging APIs , cloud-based messaging / streaming data ( WebSocket s ), web workers, code gen, packaging/bundling, code splitting, lazy loading, module federation.
  • Experience with build tools, CI/CD pipelines, code quality technologies ( ESLint , Mend, SonarQube).
  • Experience in investigating new and emerging technologies, and delivering presentations targeted at different audiences (senior leadership, stakeholders, product/business, engineering).
  • Ability to remain hands-on with a detailed understanding of relevant technologies – asfortable cutting code as on the higher-level architectural matters such as oversight, reviewing proposals, evaluating solutions, performing due diligence, etc.
  • Experience of acting as a bridge between the interests of different internal teams / products.
  • Experience of working with development methodologies like Agile, Kanban, Lean.
  • Extensive experience of working on mission critical systems in large global enterprises, with an understanding the importance of NFRs such as performance, scalability, security, usability, maintainability, testability, along with relevant constraints related to aspects such as data management, multi-tenancy, etc.
  • mercial awareness

  • U nderstanding of financial services industry economics, business benefits andmercial realities in delivering solutions from both supplier and customer perspectives.
  • Develop and maintain an awareness of which frontend technologies S&P Global’spetitors are using in their platforms to meet their customers’ needs.
  • Knowledge of desktop container technologies such as Here/ OpenFin , , Electron, CEFSharp , WebView2, which may influence or inspire S&P Global ‘s micro-frontend container strategy .
  • Keen knowledge of trends in frontend technologies inside and outside of the financial services space.
  • Management requirements

  • Background in dealing with globally dispersed teams.
  • Capable of providing leadership, and abstract and innovative thinking.
  • Strong inter-personal and influencing skills.
  • Personalpetencies

  • Displays a consistent, positive, can-do professional attitude.
  • Proactive and able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Focused on delivery, quality and timeliness.
  • Fully engages with engineers and product/business on practical matters to solve business problems . Avoids being an ‘ivory tower’ architect or dealing only with abstract concepts.
  • Open-minded, flexible, willing to adapt to changing business requirements, and capable of escalating effectively.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • munication

  • Strongmunication skills are essential – the role requires the ability to understand andmunicateplex architectural concepts in written/diagrammatic and verbal form .
  • Collaboration and teamwork are crucial . This includes working with architects, engineers, product and other stakeholders across Market Intelligence .
  • About S&P Global Market Intelligence

    At S&P Global Market Intelligence, a division of S&P Global we understand the importance of accurate, deep and insightful information. Our team of experts delivers unrivaled insights and leading data and technology solutions, partnering with customers to expand their perspective, operate with confidence, and make decisions with conviction.

    For more information, visit spglobal/marketintelligence .

    What’s In It For You?

    Our Purpose:

    Progress is not a self-starter. It requires a catalyst to be set in motion. Information, imagination, people, technology-the rightbination can unlock possibility and change the world.

    Our world is in transition and getting moreplex by the day. We push past expected observations and seek out new levels of understanding so that we can helppanies,ernments and individuals make an impact on tomorrow. At S&P Global we transform data into Essential Intelligence®, pinpointing risks and opening possibilities. We Accelerate Progress.

    Our People:

    We’re more than 35,000 strong worldwide-so we’re able to understand nuances while having a broad perspective. Our team is driven by curiosity and a shared belief that Essential Intelligence can help build a more prosperous future for us all.

    From finding new ways to measure sustainability to analyzing energy transition across the supply chain to building workflow solutions that make it easy to tap into insight and apply it. We are changing the way people see things and empowering them to make an impact on the world we live in. We’remitted to a more equitable future and to helping our customers find new, sustainable ways of doing business. We’re constantly seeking new solutions that have progress in mind. Join us and help create the critical insights that truly make a difference.

    Our Values:

    Integrity, Discovery, Partnership

    At S&P Global, we focus on Powering Global Markets. Throughout our history, the world’s leading organizations have relied on us for the Essential Intelligence they need to make confident decisions about the road ahead. We start with a foundation of integrity in all we do, bring a spirit of discovery to our work, and collaborate in close partnership with each other and our customers to achieve shared goals.


    We take care of you, so you can take care of business. We care about our people. That’s why we provide everything you-and your career-need to thrive at S&P Global.

    Our benefits include:

  • Health & Wellness: Health care coverage designed for the mind and body.
  • Flexible Downtime: Generous time off helps keep you energized for your time on.
  • Continuous Learning: Access a wealth of resources to grow your career and learn valuable new skills.
  • Invest in Your Future: Secure your financial future throughpetitive pay, retirement planning, a continuing education program with apany-matched student loan contribution, and financial wellness programs.
  • Family Friendly Perks: It’s not just about you. S&P Global has perks for your partners and little ones, too, with some best-in class benefits for families.
  • Beyond the Basics: From retail discounts to referral incentive awards-small perks can make a big difference.
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    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at S&P Global:
    At S&P Global, we believe diversity fuels creative insights, equity unlocks opportunity, and inclusion drives growth and innovation – Powering Global Markets. Ourmitment centers on our global workforce, ensuring that our people are empowered to bring their whole selves to work. It doesn’t stop there, we strive to better reflect and serve themunities in which we live and work, and advocate for greater opportunity for all.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

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    20 – Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), – Middle Professional Tier II (EEO Job Group), SWP Priority – Ratings – (Strategic Workforce Planning)

    Job ID: 304074
    Posted On: 2024-06-25
    Location: London, United Kingdom
    Job ID 304074

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