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API Architect

API Architect

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US-NY-New York
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NYU IT (WS1170)
Data Strategy / Governance Architecture

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Position Summary

API architect is responsible for designing and implementing API solutions and strategy, and the Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) adoption process within the organization. Candidate must be able to lead and guide a team on developing solutions that fully integrate and collaborate with existing IT systems to solve complex business solutions. Individual should have a holistic view of enterprise solutions, taking into consideration operational costs, security, performance engineering, application development, and systems management. Background in strategically aligning, consolidating, and remediating point-to-point integrations with APIs. Will be responsible for API testing strategy. Candidate for this position must be able of playing different roles within the team, from lead architect to high-skilled developer and technical team leader to consultant and technical evangelist. API Architect must have a sound understanding of API and technology architecture, very good communication skills, with the ability to adapt them to different audiences.


Required Education:
Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering or related field.

Preferred Education:
Master's degree in Data Science

Required Experience:
- Deep knowledge and hands-on experience in API management platforms (Mulesoft, or alternate) and API related activities: requirement analysis, solution architecture and design, resource-based API modeling, micro-services architecture. - Knowledge about API design standards, patterns and best-practices - Deep knowledge and hands-on experience in API security standards and implementation (Oauth, OpenId) - Proven track record of acting as SME for API projects - Knowledge and experience designing and implementing SOA and API Governance - 4+ years of experience as both a hands-on architect and a software engineer across variety of data domains

Preferred Experience:
Mulesoft, JAVA programming, OAI v3, ServiceNow, API Architecture working experience in higher education.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
- Full-Stack Engineering vision: ability to leverage breadth of experience and knowledge to architect and design solutions - Leadership experience in architecting, developing and deploying enterprise class solutions in customer facing environments. - Ability to engage in deep technical discussions with clients and peers and become a trusted technical advisor. - Problem-solving orientation. - Thinker and doer attitude. - Excellent communications skills - Ability to work flexible hours to accommodate global organization setting.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
ITIL, Mulesoft, and TOGAF Certifications

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