This is a senior level engineer position that will lead API and Web Services management, development, administration on IBM Datapower and IBM APIM/API appliances. Previous experience in designing API specifications, standards, security and managing API lifecycle as well as applying excellent communication and written skills.
Design, develop and maintain IBM Datapower and APIC service components.
Configure and administer IBM API Connect and IBM DataPower appliances.
Design multiple services based on different standards for REST, web services, data integration techniques, messaging, and transformation engines and non-standard services (APIs).
Present architecture and design to necessary stakeholders, as required.
Maintain working knowledge of API management platforms and API related activities; requirement analysis, solution architecture and design, resource-based API modeling, micro-services architecture.
Maintain knowledge of API design standards, patterns, and best practices.
Partner with Enterprise Architecture and Middleware Development teams to identify and execute overall architecture and design of API Connect and DataPower environments
Support the full SDLC of Datapower/APIC components like Proxy Services, Crypto Profiles, Multi-protocol gateway, xsl transformations, rules, protocol transformations.
Drive solution development through requirements gathering, analysis, discovery, business plan creation, and solution level of effort estimates
Create end-to-end integration solutions development for enterprise software or hosted high tech services.
Maintain working knowledge of API security standards and implementation (Oauth 2.0, OpenID, JSON, Web Token, JOSE, x509 certificates); Maintain knowledge of API security certification, authentication, authorization, IP security setup, and endpoint configuration
Bachelor?s Degreerequired, master?s degree is preferred.
8years of experience in application development.
4+ years of extensive experience in configuration and administration of IBM DataPower and IBM APIM/APIC Appliances.
2+ years of experience in designing standards based API specifications and managing API lifecycle using Swagger or related tools.
Configuring certificates / encryption decryption ? filed level message level.
Develop and Troubleshoot message translation related issues while communicating with backend (JSON to SOAP / SOAP to JSON).
Expertise in troubleshooting DataPower, channels, listeners, ntercommunications (TCP/IP) and triggering.
Experience in initializing/setup of IBM DataPower SOA appliances.
Working knowledge of general security concepts (Authentication, Authorization, Encryption, Digital signatures), PKI concepts, and TLS.
Good troubleshooting skills with overall knowledge on Datapower features/concepts.
Experience working with SOAP/REST based Web Services.
Performs application deployments to test, integration, and production environments per established change management procedures.
Strong UNIX/LINUX experience.
The candidates should have a strong focus on IBM Datapower and would require extensive knowledge of various integration patterns and security standards, best practices, hands-on experience with administration and management of Datapower along with strong XSLT development skills.