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API Developer

  • Location: Albany, Albany, New York, 10013
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 26 days ago

Our client is seeking a hands-on API Developer for a 12-month contract opening in New York, NY.

Responsibilities:
•    Understand business requirements and come up with technical solution in terms of APIs development. 
•    Demonstrate the technical solution with Proof of Concept if required.
•    Work on design, development and validation of the API solutions prototypes.
•    Technical expertise in the design, development, coding, testing, and debugging of the APIs.
•    Work with the API Management platforms to develop APIs, Products, Plans, etc. and test them.
•    Should have knowledge on API Gateways basic fundamentals and implementation.
•    Lead analytical and consulting working sessions to solve technical problems faced by the application teams trying to onboard to Apigee and/or IBM API Connect
•    Apply Open API standards and best practices while developing APIs.
•    Transformation and aggregation of the APIs
•    Able to understand and create non-functional requirements based on the business requirements.
•    Experience on Error handling and reconciliation mechanisms

Qualifications:
•    Must have 4+ years of experience in onboarding, developing and testing APIs.
•    Must have hands-on experience in API Security, Performance, etc. 
•    Must have strong experience developing API Gateways using APIGee, IBM API Connect, and Java
•    Enterprise level experience.
•    Banking Knowledge.
•    Knowledge of SDLC. 
•    Should have knowledge on SSL, Certificates, etc.
•    Must have knowledge of MPG, WSP, Crypto Keys.
•    Experience with DevOps tools like TeamCity, Urban Deploy, Git, Jenkins, BitBucket, etc. for API promotions.
•    Experience with various Test tools required – SoapUI, Postman, etc.
•    Ensures that solution meets or exceed specified standards and end-user requirements.
•    Understanding of leveraging Integration Patterns based on the requirements using Synchronous (REST, SFTP, GZIP, SOAP) and Asynchronous (Message Queuing).
•    Experience working with monitoring tools like Splunk, Kibana, etc.
•    Web Services Interoperability knowledge
•    Strongly prefer Apigee & IBM API Connect certifications 
•    Prefer experience working with IBM DataPower gateways. 
•    Excellent communication
•    Willing to work and coordinate with offshore team for solution delivery