API Architect

Phoenix, AZ, USA (Remote)

Job Type

Software

Role Summary:

This role will be responsible for the success of Apigee and API gateway Platform implementations and the ensure technical quality, governance (ensuring compliance), and operationalization of the integration solutions. This position requires deep experience with middleware applications, including expert level knowledge of Apigee, the detailed review of integration requirements. The senior developer should have both business as well as technical skills to work with technical and non-technical stakeholders to translate functional and non-functional requirements into integration interfaces and implementations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Expert level experience with SOAP and REST web service RAML Swagger open API development and SOA APIs ensuring Apigee best practices

  • Experience in architectural concepts for Apigee implementations including encryption, security, logging, throttling, scalability and clustering

  • Designing, prototyping, and delivering APIs, integration and applications in varied deployment models (cloud-based, on-premise or hybrid), to respond to client needs for cost-efficiency, competitive offering, and agility to respond to new business opportunities.

  • Provide architecture, analysis, build, and testing for Apigee integrations. Provide technical delivery for Apigee and API Management integration projects.

  • Understand and validate integration requirements

  • Develop APIs on APIGEE platform

  • API and integration evangelist, acting as a trusted advisor in guiding all sizes towards the realization of the business outcome by leveraging the application of an API-led strategy using APIGEE technology.

  • Document design decisions and integrations resulting from new designs, system changes, or upgrades. Participate in SIT, end to end, and unit testing efforts in cooperation with overall Testing coordinator.

  • Strong client facing ability with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, IT, Software Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Hold at least 1 active APIGEE Certification

  • 5-10 years implementing integration projects

  • 3 years APIGEE experience

  • Deep knowledge of with microservices architecture and API Strategy development

  • Deep Knowledge with different APIGEE offerings

  • Experienced with design patterns used with APIGEE integrations and Salesforce

  • Experience with 3rd Party APIGEE Anypoint Connectors

  • Experience with message queue design patterns

  • Experience integrating with Cloud/SaaS applications, APIs, SDK of packaged applications and legacy applications

  • Experience designing, developing, securing and managing APIs via API Gateways and proxies

  • Experience in designing the Developer Portal & Monetization set up.

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