R0013684 - Director, Platform API Program


: $192,290.00 - $192,290.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management

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Director, Platform API Program

Refinitiv Product Management 9/23/2019 1:50:02 PM New York, NY United States of America

Job Description


The role of Head of Platform API's, reports directly into the Global Head of Platform Capabilities. He/she is the focal point for the vision and definition of what we need to build to execute on our open platform strategy in terms of platform API's, insuring alignment of API's towards a common platform experience and alignment of investment to commercial strategy.


The primary goals of the Head of Platform API's :

Works with CSMSE, PCM and Technology teams to develop a robust API catalogue of what the platform offers, the associated systems that supports it, which can be leveraged within our products and systems and outside of the platform by humans and machines. Defines the platform requirements for API services on the platform. Works with CSMSE, PCM and Technology teams to define and agree the API capabilities needed for platform content and services in order to enhance the product & content experience and serve the needs of external stakeholders; to define the standards and big rules for platform API's; to define the engagement principles and services needed to integrate content, analytics and services to the platform.


Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Attitude:

* At least 10 years of relevant experience
* Product Management experience
* Understanding of the financial markets
* Highly motivated and proactive with strong sense of accountability
* Strongly developed analytical & numerical skills, with proven ability to distil complex findings into a 'story' with actionable findings to support decision making
* Curious, with strategic vision, who can connect the dots
* Ability to listen but also influence, and flexibility about the space he/she operates in
* Strong presentation/communication skills, with proven record of effectively presenting to both senior internal and external stakeholders
* Demonstrated proactive and solutions-focused thinking to help drive the business forward
* At ease working with stakeholders across boundaries. Ability to coordinate and manage the distributed collaborative efforts of cross functional and cross business unit teams. Experience in working in a global, virtual, fast-paced, constantly changing environment
* Collaborative individual with excellent teamwork skills, and proven success in developing and maintaining relationships

The Financial and Risk Business of Thomson Reuters is now Refinitiv. Refinitiv equips the financial community with access to an open platform that uncovers opportunity and catalyzes change. With a dynamic combination of data, insights, technology, and news from Reuters, our customers can access solutions for every challenge, including a breadth of applications, tools, and content-all supported by human expertise. At Refinitiv, we facilitate the connections that propel people and organizations to find new possibilities to move forward.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. Therefore we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world-regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Refinitiv is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.


New York-New York-United States of America

Req #: R0013684

Locations: New York-New York-United States of America

Job Function: Product Management

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