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Java API Lead Developer

  • Location: New York, 10013
  • Salary: $80 - $85 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 9 months ago

Grow your career as a Lead Java API Developer with an innovative global bank in New York, NY. 6+ month contract opportunity (with strong chance for extension). Will be required to work onsite 2-3 days per week.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Apply Open API standards and best practices while developing APIs.

  • 6+ years of experience in API world with onboarding, developing, and testing of APIs.
  • Technical Skills: IBM API Connect, DataPower, and Apigee Skillset
  • Must have hands-on experience in API Security, Performance, including SSL, Certificates, etc.
  • Must have Apigee and/or IBM API Connect experience.
  • Technical expertise in the design, development, coding, testing, and debugging of the APIs.
  • Prefer working experience with the API Management platforms to develop APIs, Products, Plans and testing them.
  • Knowledge of API Gateways basic fundamentals and implementation.
  • Knowledge of MPG, WSP, Crypto Keys required.
  • Experience with DevOps tools like TeamCity, Urban Deploy, Git, Jenkins, BitBucket.
  • Experience with various Test tools required such as: SoapUI, Postman, etc.
  • 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.
  • Transformation and aggregation of the APIs.
  • Prefer Apigee & IBM API Connect certifications.
  • Able to understand and create non-functional requirements based on the business requirements.
  • Experience with error handling and reconciliation mechanisms.
  • Excellent communication.
  • Willing to work and coordinate with offshore team for solution delivery.
  • Strongly prefer Banking industry experience.

About our client
Our client stands as one of the world's most renowned global banks and trusted brand with over 200 years of continuously evolving financial services. Its teams provide unique insights to more than 200 million clients and enable progress all over the world. While growing your career, you will work alongside some of the smartest minds in the industry who are excited to share their knowledge and to learn from you.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re a top 15 U.S. IT staffing firm and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

For hourly W2 contract roles, MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options. Please see for more information. For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits will be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veterans/Disability/Women. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.