API Architect


San Diego, CA

Industry: Staffing & Recruiting


11 - 15 years

Posted 291 days ago

  by    Boinapalli vijay kumar

This job is no longer available.


Position Title: API Architect

Rate: Negoitable


Location: San Diego, CA

Contract: 1Year


API architect is responsible for designing and implementing API solutions and strategy, and the API adoption process within the organization.

Candidate must be able to lead and guide a team on developing solutions that fully integrate and collaborate with existing IT systems to solve complex business solutions. Candidate should have a holistic view of enterprise solutions, taking into consideration operational costs, security, performance engineering, application development, and systems management.

Candidate for this position must be able of playing different roles within the team, from lead architect to high-skilled developer and technical team leader to consultant and technical evangelist.

This is a client-facing role: the candidate must have a sound understanding of API and technologyarchitecture but also very good communication skills, with the ability to adapted them to different audiences.

Technical Skills

Deep knowledge and hands-on experience in API management platforms and API related activities: requirement analysis, solution architecture and design, resource-based API modeling, micro-services architecture

Knowledge about API design standards, patterns and best-practices

Deep knowledge and hands-on experience in API security standards and implementation (Oauth, OpenId)

Knowledge regarding APIs applied to business: API Economy, Monetization / Billing, Industry use cases

Proven track record of acting as SME for API projects

Knowledge and experience designing and implementing SOA and API Governance

Min 10 years of Development experiencd and 6+ years of experience as both a hands-on architect and a software engineer in the following domains:

Java EE including (Web Services, REST, JPA).

Database (SQL server/Oracle/MySQL/MongoDB/Cassandra)

Spring, OSGi

SOA, EDA, and Design patterns.

Javascript (ReactJS, AngularJS), HTML5, CSS3

Knowledge and experience with CI/CD tools


Core Skills

Bachelordegree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or ElectricalEngineering

Full-Stack Engineering vision: ability to leverage breadth of experience and knowledge to architect and design solutions

Leadership experience in architecting, developing and deploying enterprise class solutions in customer facing environments

Excellent communications skills - ability to engage in deep technical discussions with customers and peers and become a trusted technical advisor

Problem-solving orientation. Thinker and doer attitude. Just make it works!