APIGEE Architect

Job Type : Contract

Job Category : Information Technology

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Description :

Role: APIGEE Architect
Location: Dallas TX
Duration:  12 Months contract

Job Description:
Design, build, maintain and support the Apigee infrastructure
Define overall API architecture, API implementations, integration and deployment of API management platforms such as APIGEE
Conducting blue print sessions which covers pilot implementation plan, defines Reference Architecture, Sets up governance, CI / CD methodology and processes, API Versioning strategy, API Monetization strategy, Best practices and guidelines covering Security, Audit, Error handling and logging frameworks, API Design guidelines, etc;
Automate manual tasks the team work on to achieve the goal of establishing the Platform As A Service
Design and implement API Gateway solutions
Lead analytical and consulting working sessions to solve technical problems faced by the application teams trying to onboard to Apigee API Gateway
Facilitate DR (Disaster Recovery) exercises to ensure that the team are fully prepared in the event of a catastrophe
Lead Capacity Planning and Management activities to ensure that the Apigee platform will be able to handle additional transactions in the future
Help troubleshoot and resolve production issues related to the Apigee platform
Lead root cause analysis session to understand what causes particular issues in Production and come up with solutions that will prevent them from happening in the future
Ensure documentation is created and remain updated for Apigee related work
Build relationship with the client application teams to understand their business needs and requirements for the Apigee Platform and also coach them on how to use the platform to the full extent. 
Mentor Junior Engineers to acquire Apigee knowledge and more experiences
Authentication Authorization mechanisms - Experience with API security standards and implementation (OAuth, OpenId)
Participate in business requirements and functional requirements review meetings which involves devising, strategizing, and explaining technical specifications and the way to achieve software solutions
Creation of Technical Specifications, Design Documents and data mapping keeping in mind the best practices and principles of Integration design and architecture
Establish best practices and implementation guidelines for APIGEE implementation
Reducing build costs by designing & implementing the reusable assets
Preparation of Implementation plan and execution
Good working experience in using Java, JavaScript, Python, XML, and Node.js or equivalent programming languages
Good to have APIGEE Certification with minimum 3 years

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