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API Lead - $130k+ - Uptown Charlotte

Vaco Technology Uptown Charlotte Full-Time
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The role of Global Enterprise API Lead is responsible for application integration design and API adoption across the enterprise and with our customers and external partners. This role will contribute to and execute against the enterprise API strategy, including the definition of standards and best practices for design, testing, deployment, and operations. The individual in this position is knowledgeable in all aspects of distributed application architecture, including API, Web Service, and application security protocols and will operate as a technical leader for Apigee based solutions and best practices.

Focus on API implementation quality, orchestration design, and analytics definition within the Apigee platform.

Responsibilities include technical leadership and guidance for the API delivery and governance teams to ensure compliance with existing Architecture Standards, customer requirements, and governance policies, as well as communication across the organization.

Constantly communicates with Product Owners, architects, technology teams, and executives regarding best practices and the status of assigned projects and initiatives. **Business Facing Position**



Roles and Responsibilities:



  • Analyzes and articulates API architecture requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, platform environment, software, and system interfaces
  • Contributes to the conceptual and physical design of application integration using APIs and events
  • Reviews and approves detailed API designs produced by delivery vendors
  • Works with product owners to analyze and understand enterprise business drivers to determine integration architecture requirements
  • Ensures the architectural integrity of API centric projects and solutions
  • Provides strategic thought on adoption and implementation of Apigee best practices within the context of the environment
  • Effectively communicates and shares Apigee API management knowledge to support products and project teams
  • Assists Product Owners to define and document technical scope based on customer / business needs for assigned API projects
  • Evaluates, recommends, and justifies technical scope and direction changes during Planning and Design phases
  • Establishes and documents full lifecycle API management standards and best practices
  • Guides API development teams in the application of best practices with API management tools
  • Identify the necessary objectives and key results to measure the effectiveness and to validate the success of our efforts.

Qualifications

:

  • Deep knowledge of and demonstrable history of success implementing Apigee based solutions, standards, and best practices
  • Knowledge of and experience with service oriented architecture concepts
  • Knowledge of all components of application design in a high-volume, high-availability environment
  • Working knowledge of service orchestration and messaging technologies. Ability to apply the long-term (big picture) perspective to tactical situations
  • Ability to evaluate information quickly, identify key issues and formulate conclusions based on sound, practical judgment, experience, and common sense
  • 7-10 years of progressive experience in distributed application and integration design, culminating with technical leadership responsibilities implementing APIs with the Apigee product
  • 1-2 years of deep experience in API strategy formulation and alignment with business and product needs





Required Training and Education:



  • Bachelors degree in computer science, engineering, or a related study, or equivalent experience
  • Apigee Implementation, Architecture and/or development training
The role of Global Enterprise API Lead is responsible for application integration design and API adoption across the enterprise and with our customers and external partners. This role will contribute to and execute against the enterprise API strategy, including the definition of standards and best practices for design, testing, deployment, and operations. The individual in this position is knowledgeable in all aspects of distributed application architecture, including API, Web Service, and application security protocols and will operate as a technical leader for Apigee based solutions and best practices. Focus on API implementation quality, orchestration design, and analytics definition within the Apigee platform. Responsibilities include technical leadership and guidance for the API delivery and governance teams to ensure compliance with existing Architecture Standards, customer requirements, and governance policies, as well as communication across the organization. Constantly communicates with Product Owners, architects, technology teams, and executives regarding best practices and the status of assigned projects and initiatives. **Business Facing Position** Roles and Responsibilities: Analyzes and articulates API architecture requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, platform environment, software, and system interfaces Contributes to the conceptual and physical design of application integration using APIs and events Reviews and approves detailed API designs produced by delivery vendors Works with product owners to analyze and understand enterprise business drivers to determine integration architecture requirements Ensures the architectural integrity of API centric projects and solutions Provides strategic thought on adoption and implementation of Apigee best practices within the context of the environment Effectively communicates and shares Apigee API management knowledge to support products and project teams Assists Product Owners to define and document technical scope based on customer / business needs for assigned API projects Evaluates, recommends, and justifies technical scope and direction changes during Planning and Design phases Establishes and documents full lifecycle API management standards and best practices Guides API development teams in the application of best practices with API management tools Identify the necessary objectives and key results to measure the effectiveness and to validate the success of our efforts. Qualifications: Deep knowledge of and demonstrable history of success implementing Apigee based solutions, standards, and best practices Knowledge of and experience with service oriented architecture concepts Knowledge of all components of application design in a high-volume, high-availability environment Working knowledge of service orchestration and messaging technologies. Ability to apply the long-term (big picture) perspective to tactical situations Ability to evaluate information quickly, identify key issues and formulate conclusions based on sound, practical judgment, experience, and common sense 7-10 years of progressive experience in distributed application and integration design, culminating with technical leadership responsibilities implementing APIs with the Apigee product 1-2 years of deep experience in API strategy formulation and alignment with business and product needs Required Training and Education: Bachelors degree in computer science, engineering, or a related study, or equivalent experience Apigee Implementation, Architecture and/or development training

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