Job Description :
Job summary

Client Infrastructure Services (IS) Department is looking for an enthusiastic and experience Lead System Engineer/Apigee Engineer to lead some API Gateway and/or Management initiatives on the Enterprise API Service Gateway team. The new Lead will be responsible to implement new Apigee API Gateway solutions on the Client/on premise cloud and also help maintain and support the existing CA API Gateway platform. The position will be based in the heart of downtown Charlotte, in the WeWork location. 

Key Responsibilities

Design, build, maintain and support  the Apigee infrastructure
Maintain and support the existing CA API Gateway infrastructure
Help establish the model of Platform As A Service (PAAS) for our team
automate a lot of the manual task the team work on to achieve the goal of establishing the Platform As A Service
Work on the installation of Apigee on the Client AWS on premise cloud in partnership with Architecture and the Cloud Engineering teams
Design and implement API Gateway solutions
Lead analytical and consulting working sessions to solve technical problems faced by the application teams trying to onboard to Apigee and/or the CA API Gateway
Facilitate DR (Disaster Recovery) exercises to ensure that the team are fully prepared in the event of a catastrophe
Lead Capacity Planning and Management activities to ensure that the Apigee platform will be able to handle additional transactions in the future
Help troubleshoot and resolve production issues related to the Apigee platform and the CA API Gateway.
Lead root cause analysis session to understand what causes particular issues in Production and come up with solutions that will prevent them from happening in the future
Ensure documentation is created and remain updated for Apigee and/or CA Gateway related work
Build relationship with the client application teams to understand their business needs and requirements for the Apigee Platform and also coach them on how to use the platform to the full extent.  
Mentor Junior Engineers to acquire Apigee knowledge and more experiences

Required Technical and Professional Expertise:

Strong troubleshooting skills in the API Management and Gateway space (Mainly Apigee
Apigee and/or CA API Gateway Knowledge – Infrastructure build and maintenance, Gateway setup, Oauth configuration
Knowledge on Policy creation /Template development and operational support within Apigee and/or CA API Gateway.
Basic knowledge of Cloud Architecture, Cloud Security; Cloud platforms (Ideally AWS) 
Infrastructure automation in AWS
Ability to create custom policies in Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Python on the Apigee platform
Good knowledge of Ansible
Ability to write groovy scripts
Strong understanding of UNIX operating systems and shell scripting
Experience with CICD Tools (Jenkins, GitHub)
Good understanding of REST API and JSON
Knowledge of existing API Testing Tools (Postman, SoapUI, or any equivalent tools)
Experience with high availability, load balancing and failover configurations with Apigee
Experience in designing and implementing API platform for high traffic API solutions
Ability to apply security, throttling, OAuth 2.0, TLS, certificates, KeyStore, and Trust store for the Apigee platform
Experience with Apigee Management APIs and integration to the enterprise systems including Infrastructure & Application monitoring, Approval, Authorization and Authentication, Logging, and Continuous integration/Continuous Deploy (CI/CD), and Developer Portal, etc.
Have previously worked on an enterprise platform team that supports multiple Software Development product teams.

Minimum qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in related field or sufficient prior experiences
2 years of experience supporting Apigee as a Platform
Basic knowledge of Amazon Web Services
Basic understanding of Cassandra and Zookeeper
Basic understanding of Python scripts and be able to update them if needed
2 Years of experience with Ansible
1-2 Years of experience with Groovy scripts

Additional Skills - Preferred

Experience on implementing Platform AS A Service (PAAS)
Great team player and open to collaborate with others across the Client
Highly engaged and motivated
Great communication skills
Willing to go the extra miles to get things done
Experience working with offshore teams
Development experiences with Apigee Edge
Knowledge of Systems and Networking – TCP and IP, Switching, Routing, Firewalls, Load Balancing

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.