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API Operations Support Lead

API Operations Support Lead

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US-NY-New York
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Band 53
NYU IT (WS1170)
Enterprise Data Management

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Position Summary

NYU IT, Enterprise Data Management team is seeking a qualified candidate to support, build, and test Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) for number of data assets at the University. Candidate will be responsible for Level 2 support, assist in technical development of APIs, and provide development of automated tests for developed APIs. This position will allow the prospective candidate to develop next generation skills with leading industry API management platform.


Required Education:
Bachelor in Computer Science or related field

Preferred Education:
Educational specialization in API development, data integration, or quality assurance.

Required Experience:
● 7-8 years’ experience working with API Platform Operations (Must). ● Ability to resolve reported issues related to API performance, application, and user needs. ● Ability to translate vague requests and requirements to structured API requests. ● Experience with developing API tests, testing framework, and test automation. ● Ability to manage API platform with setting up of Policies, SLA’s, user access provisioning and setup. ● Ability to analyze and monitor API analytics and reporting. ● Entrepreneurial Drive ● Strong communication skills ● Ability to work in a team ● Eye for detail and identifying problems

Preferred Experience:
3-5 Experience working with Testing automation and automating quality assurance requirements into code (Good to have)

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
● Solid programming experience with at least one language ie: JavaScript, Python, PHP, Java, and/or Rails, etc. ● Solid understanding of how to use APIs (REST or SOAP) in application development. ● Demonstrated experience with using/connecting and testing APIs (Postman, SoapUI, or related tools) ● Demonstrated experience with API Authentication and Authorization (OpenID, OpenID Connect, OAuth, OAuth 2.0, SSO). ● Experience with various API patterns & framework (eg. pub-sub, broadcast, fire & forget, etc.) ● Very good working knowledge of API gateway tools (eg. Mulesoft, ESB) ● Solid SQL skills and knowledge base in understanding back-end systems (Middleware & DB’s). ● Unix experience

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Good understanding of various API testing frameworks ie. Behavior-Driven Development testing using languages as gherkin Ability to design testing frameworks for APIs

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