API Architect 8/20/2016

Okaya Inc. Saint Louis, MO

Company
Okaya Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28890291
AJE Ref #
575946538
Location
Saint Louis, MO
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

APPLY
ROLE: API ARCHITECT

LOCATION: ST. LOUIS, MO

DURATION : 12 months

INTERVIEW: Telephonic + Skype

JOB DESCRIPTION:

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Experienced IT Technical Architect - worked in large organizations influencing technology selection and developed API Platform Solutions

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience and 4 years of API development experience

* Experience with API Management platforms (Apigee, Akana, Mule, Kong, WS02)

* Experience with product management, development and business analysis

* Experience working in an Agile, continuous delivery environment

* 2+ years of cloud experience - AWS EC2, IAM, CloudFormation, SQS, SNS, RDS or equivalent technologies

* Experience designing, creating and supporting RESTful API micro services

* Experience with relational and non-relational data stores

ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE SKILLS:

* Experience working with lines-of-business to understand the overarching needs and translate them into design patterns

* Strong leadership skills and an ability to influence decisions

* Possesses a technology agnostic thought process

* Engineering background with experience in developing and implementing all forms of API's (B2B, B2C)

* Experience with security technologies (OAuth, SAML, OIDC, etc)

* Experience designing, creating, and operating continuous delivery pipelines

* Experience with Cloud PaaS - AWS ElasticBeanstalk, Heroku, or Cloud Foundry

* NoSQL - Cassandra, Kafka, AWS DynamoDB, MongoDB, AWS RDS, Neo4J

* Familiar with Cloud-First architecture - loosely coupled systems, fault-tolerance, HA, scalability.