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Quest Diagnostics

Senior MuleSoft Architect (Flexible Work Arrangement ) (req88290)




Full Time


Secaucus, New Jersey, United States

Job Description

Position: Senior MuleSoft Architect (Flexible Work Arrangement)

Look for more than answers. Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people.

Basic Purpose:

The MuleSoft Architect will be part of our Enterprise Architecture group. Considering the significant growth goal, and the cornerstone of reaching this goal is evolving to a digital-first organization and supporting the vision with technologies that accelerate a shift towards aggressive growth. Quest is engaging in a multi-phase digital transformation that will evolve our customer engagement platform and allow us to support our goal of creating a digital-first customer experience. This includes Data Platform, Salesforce, MuleSoft, and Enterprise system integration. The ideal candidate will devise clear roadmaps to innovation and is comfortable thinking strategically and diving deep; a vanguard leader who can identify opportunities and leverage the team to translate them into live solutions, to improve efficiency in application support and optimize support run cost. This position is for our Secaucus office

What does success look like?

Enabling sustainable project and business change by developing and leading the integration technology plan
Bring together all components of integration strategy and governance including legacy and roadmaps to ensure delivery and support6 of business groups and projects.
Provision of expert technical advice and architectural oversight and governance of the API led strategy
Collaborate with the Delivery Lead and developers to attain business benefits particularly in speed and reuse and improved integration capability and delivery.
Actively participate as a member of the wider architecture community and governance groups

Core Capabilities

Communication & Collaboration:
Listens to the ideas and concerns of others and develops an understanding of how their ideas relate to others - and acts to address concerns. Demonstrates ability to effectively implement solutions within a diverse technical team of SIs, contractors, and internal teams.

Risk Management: Identifies risks and develops risk management plans/processes and successfully implements/operates them.

Agile Ways of Working:
Has a deep personal motivation to develop new efficient, effective, and valuable ways to accomplish team tasks.

Member Centricity: Develops and communicates member journeys across the organisation to improve business outcomes across market segments.
Promotes a culture of quality customer service across the organisation.

Problem Solving: Demonstrates the ability to look at problems from different points of view and tries to find solutions that meet the needs of those outside of the team including staff and members.

Digital & Data Literacy:
Experiments with new digital technologies and tells their colleagues about the benefits. Utilises appropriate tools, methods and technology to analyse and evaluate complex data and draw useful insights.

Leadership Capabilities:

Team Building:
Actively participate and contribute to team goals and ensure resources are available to help them succeed in the organisation. Recruit, motivate, mentor, and lead the best software engineering talent.

Coaching & Mentoring:
Create a team environment where members provide each other with constructive feedback regularly and in challenging situations.

Driving Performance:
Set clear expectations for delivery, standards and outcomes and provide timely feedback to team members and assign tasks to support individual development plans.

Motivating and Inspiring:
Build the confidence of others to succeed either in their own capacity, or in the future success of their team, unit or organisation; provide guidance, support and incentives to motivate others.

Change Management:
Advise on and influence change management; support and participate in the implementation of organisational changes.

Duties & Responsibilities:

-MuleSoft API lifecycle development and management.
-Develop Enterprise Strategy around API led Microservice architecture using Mulesoft
-Design and develop a Integration strategy and architecture utilizing the MuleSoft Platform.
-Evangelize, mentor, and coach multiple teams to bring API product mindset and bring outside-in thinking
-Lead the team of API Engineers to build the solution of API layer like security, custom analytics, throttling, caching, logging, request and response modifications etc. for API management platform.
-Establish a strong culture of security awareness and ownership to establish the DevSecOps practices within API Dev Lifecycle.
-Establish API Center of Enablement (CoE) model to enable APIs on secure, easy to consume and reusable self-serve API platform.
-Define and measure key performance indicators to track and monitor API consumptions by App developer and API product.
-Responsible for debugging within a complex environment that includes multiple connected systems.
-Employ API led Microservices design principles and standard methodologies.
-Develop strategy and approach towards schedule jobs using Mule out of box tools or work with enterprise tools.
-Responsible for operational reporting, health monitoring of the application.
-Exception handling, reporting failures, investigating, and putting long term fix in place to avoid bulk failures.
-Responsible for setting up alerts, infrastructure, and security.
-Ensure that the API based architecture enables for best-in-class user experience and response time.
-Ensure the reusability of the components built.
-Apply basic and OAuth used in authentication protocols on every API service call from outside the network and secure service account passwords using encryption mechanism with different encrypted method.
-Transport, Database Connector, AWS and Azure connector.

Education Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent

Work Experience:

-A minimum of 12 years’ experience in IT, including a minimum of 8 years in Design and Architecture or application and/or infrastructure, using leading methodologies and processes.
-Experience of working in large projects involving multiple parties including Project Managers and third-party vendors on high profile and technologically innovative enterprise solutions
-8+ years of experience working with the MuleSoft platform as a Developer and Architect
-MuleSoft developer and Integration Architect certification is a must
-Exposure to Service Oriented Architecture, design, development, implementation, and integration of enterprise-wide applications using MuleSoft Web Services (SOAP&REST)
-Experience with a wide variety of continuous integration and source control tools
-Proven track record of successful implementation of all project life cycle stages from requirements gathering through implementation and enhancements
-Experience working with data interchange and data management (i.e. ETL processes, database interaction)
-Experience with Connectors, Active MQ, and Secured Web Services preferred.
-Experience with designing API proxies and REST APIs using API Management platform.
-Knowledge of API security including OIDC and OAuth2.0 concept.
-Understand the fundamentals of DevSecOps CI/CD pipeline.
-Should have some understanding on network related components (e.g. firewall, load balancer, routing, VPC peering).
-Experience in building APIs for B2B, B2C product solutions.
-Minimum 5+ experience in API Product management space.
-Working experience in build tools like Maven, unit testing frameworks like Junit/TestNG Essential
-Good experience using Mulesoft suite of products and Mulesoft API implementation
-Experience with multiple different versions of Mule including and up to the latest version
-Solid grasp of SOA concepts, Web services, Micro Services and REST API
-Proficient in the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
-Solid experience on agile software development
-Good hands-on experience using Mule connectors like Salesforce, File, Database, JMS, SMTP other connectors as a part of integration usage

-Strong knowledge and hands on experience in Web development using HTML, JavaScript, XML
-Experience on Service Oriented Architecture, Integration Patterns, JAVA, SOAP Web services, RESTful and RAML
-Hands on experience in MuleSoft features like DataWeave, API designer and various Connectors to ensure robust and loosely coupled integration layer
-Salesforce MuleSoft integration experience
-Good experience in using Filters, Flow Control, Collection Splitters, Aggregators, Scatter-Gather etc.
-Expertise in using Mule 4 components which include Salesforce, SMTP Transport, FTP/SFTP
-Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment with a strong focus on customer service and solution ownership
-Should be a hands-on person who could single handedly work and deliver with minimal guidance
-Should have experience in managing offshore resources
-Healthcare domain experience, Enterprise, Legacy application integration experience is a plus
-AWS and Azure service integration, Real Time API Development and enhancements are a plus!
-Kafka, IBM MQ integration experience or Knowledge is a must


Mulesoft Certifications will be highly regarded; Certified Developer – Integration Professional, Certified Developer – API Design Associate (RAML 1.0), Certified Platform Architect Level 1, Certified Integration Architect – Level 1 is a plus
Formal qualification in Enterprise Architecture (e.g. TOGAF) or Scaled Agile Framework is a plus

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Join us for competitive benefits and development opportunities in a progressive and supportive environment. Help us improve our service, and the experiences of our patients and colleagues. Work with us and together we can be better.

Your Quest career. Seek it out.

All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity or Citizenship.