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Senior API Architect

Company: Strivector
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

BE THE CHOICE, NOT THE OPTION

Strivector specializes in catering to your specific desired company culture and purpose-filled job needs.

We help our clients meet their fast-growing business, new and existing positions with talented individuals like you.

Strivector works alongside Fortune 500, mid-sized and Start-ups for full-time and contract positions; on our list of companies, we have Bank of America, Fannie Mae, Philips, Smith & Nephew, Arthrex.

THE EMPLOYER
Take your career up a few notches with this multinational pharmaceutical and healthcare company

THE JOB
Reporting to API Management and Web Technology team, you guide clients in the architecture, design, setup, and management of the API platform in on-premise datacenters or cloud providers such as Azure, AWS and GCP responsible for designing, developing, implementing, managing and securing APIs and support business project in them API Journey assessing the opportunities and simplifying the current architectures. To successfully accomplish this task, you work in close collaboration with program and project leaders, engineers, external, solution architects, partners, and relevant business stakeholders leveraging our API technologies standards.


  • API Platform engineer have the primary responsibility of design API Platform from scratch and contribute to set of services and associated technologies across the Digital tower s organization, as well as following the related application portfolio roadmap.
  • Participate in developing cross-functional Digital towers strategy, and lead definition and implementation of high-performance application services and solutions such as, architecture, processes, and best practices.
  • Accountable for the performance, quality, security, efficiency, compliance aligned with legal and regulatory constraints, and consistent delivery of their services.
  • Deep understanding of a microservices architecture with demonstrable experience in the design, build, and operations of micro services in a production environment
  • Applications frameworks such as Ruby, Phyton, JAVA, Asp.NET, etc
  • Ensure that the technology strategy of the Digital Tech organization has been aligned with the short-term and long-term business strategies.
  • Track functionality and technology roadmaps of primary IT vendors and partners in their areas to build the Digital Tech service roadmap.
  • Facilitate the transfer of knowhow, experiences, and good practices within the Operational team.
  • Support the customers success and dare to bring new innovative ideas.
  • Experience in Agile delivery and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Responsible for the technical solution and the technical delivery teams along with the Project Managers.
  • Maintain the customers relationship and be the focal point for technical and architectural matters.
  • Recognized as a subject matter expert in the area: Provide consulting to customers on business systems development, and guide others through complex projects and/or assignments.

    The API Architect should focus on API Management platform using the market-based solutions with the missions explained above. They include API Management best practices, API Portal, API Gateway, Automation and application virtualization related services, including DevOps methodology mindset as well as all current and future market-based technology related services to support business applications and bring/suggesting new platforms and technologies.
    Knowledge And Skills


    • Technical knowledge


      • Good knowledge and experience around Infrastructure technologies (Solid knowledge in Cloud Azure, hosting platforms, API, ...)
      • Public and private clouds infrastructure and services i.e Azure, AWS and GCP
      • Legacy hosting platforms (Datacenters, VmWare vSphere), LAN/WAN and security
      • Operating systems (Linux and Windows),
      • Applications frameworks like Java, Ruby or PHP
      • Containers management
      • Agile methodology


      • Architecture

        • Knowledge of API Management tools such as Layer7, MuleSoft, Apigee, etc
        • Knowledge in Cloud API gateways such as Azure API Gateway and AWS API Gateways
        • Knowledge of Infrastructure and Application Architecture
        • knowledge in Cloud and Application Hosting Architecture


        • Compliance mindset:

          • Sox, GxP, FDA
          • Security management


          • Innovation mindset

            ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
            Compensation: Based on Experience. One of the best in the industry
            Minimum Education: Bachelor s, Master s or Doctorate in Computer Science or Engineering
            Minimum Experience: 3 years of experience in Architect & Design
            Type of position: Full time Permanent Position with benefits
            Telecommute: No
            Location: Cambridge, MA
            Relocation accepted: Yes

Keywords: Strivector, Cambridge , Senior API Architect, Professions , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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