Job Description :
Role: Senior : API Specialist
Location: Malvern, PA
Position type: Fulltime

API specialist is responsible for leading the APification initiative within Advisory Business Unit in their journey of exposing selecting services as APIs – internal and external.
The associate would be responsible for defining the bounded context for service design, designing and implementing services as API, and API adoption process within the unit.
Candidate must be able to lead and guide a team on developing solutions that fully integrate and collaborate with existing IT systems to arrive at required business objective.
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 ideally be able of playing different roles within the team, from lead architect 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 adapt them to different audiences.

Technical Skills
Deep knowledge and hands-on experience in API management platforms and APIfication related activities: requirement analysis, service & solution architecture and design
Knowledge about API design standards, patterns and best-practices
Knowledge of APIGEE Developer portal and Layer 7 API Gateway
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 APIfication projects
Knowledge and experience designing and implementing API Governance
Understand Domain Model and Object Models and discuss with Domain Modeling team and proposing optimal model.
Experience of integrating APIGEE and/or Layer 7 tools with DevOps tools like Jenkins, Maven, etc.
Customer is looking to implement API in AWS – So general understanding of AWS environment and technology is desired
Experience on Swagger Docs and Swagger Hub
Nice to Have - Knowledge of Dynamo DB or PostGre SQL

Client : Direct Client