Sr. API Integration Engineer

8 - 10 years experience  •  Telecommunications.

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/22/18
8 - 10 years experience
Telecommunications.
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/22/18

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • 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.
  • Document/generate API specifications for multiple consumers and make sure that integration is seamless across the board.
  • 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
  • Provide 3rd tier support for production systems.
  • Provide administrative and development support for IBM’s API Connect and DataPower appliances located on premise in a multi-tiered environment.
  • Support code deployments and configuration changes to production and non-production systems, following established procedures.
  • Provide general guidance and mentoring for team members on designing and implementing integration solutions based on middleware platforms

 

Required Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, master’s degree is preferred.
  • 8 years 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.
  • Perform administrative tasks on IBM DataPower configuration, Interface design, development, maintenance and administrative activity.
  • 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.
  • Programming experience in Oracle SOA platform is a plus.
  • Java/J2EE programming background is a plus.

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