API architect 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 play roles like, lead architect 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 technology architecture but also very good communication skills, with the ability to adapted them to different audiences.
-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
-Strong knowledge of API Management system (any) APIGEE, Akana, CA APIM (Layer7), IBM Connect, Mulesoft,
-Experience with SOAP, REST web services, integration technologies like ESB (Any platform like Mulesoft, WSO2, IBM ESB, Oracle ESB)
-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