Senior API Architect - 24325

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Senior API Architect - 24325

 
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
ID Number: #24325


We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior API Architect to lead the API CoE focused on implementing an API first architecture.

In this role you will provide technical direction and thought leadership for the full API lifecycle including standards, development, support, governance, and the API management platform.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES IN THIS ROLE

- Define and implement technical architectures in support of products and services

 - Develop and enforce standards and best practices for the API management platform

- Analyze enterprise business context (rends and business strategy) across the business units to derive technical architecture

- Engage with business and technical stakeholders to understand enterprise and technology requirements to support business strategies and objectives

- Engage with selected technology vendors to gain insight into new technologies, services and solutions.

- Provide API platform management specific expertise in support of Enterprise Architects, Application and infrastructure teams in both the development of enterprise standards and in the creation of new systems and/or enhancements of existing systems

- Assess current technology environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement.

- Assess technology industry and market trends, and determine their potential impact on the enterprise.

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR? / WHAT EXPERIENCE DO YOU NEED?

- Minimum 5 years of experience as an application architect designing APIs for high performance, high throughput and scalable applications

- Minimum 5 years of development experience in a web service architecture

- Expert level knowledge of REST API/service patterns and best practices

- Strong communication and presentation skills to educate and guide stakeholders with all levels of technical knowledge.

- Recent experience designing and implementing a high-availability API management or web-based platform - Experience with both private and public cloud installations of an API management platform

- Experience with agile development methodology and TDD/CI/CD practices

- Broad knowledge of different IT domains such as network, security, architecture and processes.

- Must be able to prioritize work on multiple project teams, with the overall goal of effectively supporting diverse clients.

WHAT ELSE? • Ideally you will have a background in the Airline or e-commerce industry

• Must be able to prioritize work on multiple project teams, with the overall goal of effectively supporting diverse clients.

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Hi I'm
Parul Kaura
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