As Principal Engineer you will be responsible for all aspects of the architecture, backend integrations, and scalability design of a public API product. You will collaborate with different teams working on various aspects of the solution. You will provide technical guidance and mentorship to the engineering teams and other stakeholders. You will developing solutions leveraging a commercial API platform and API gateway vendor to build API-driven B2B/B2C processes. You will be working with the vendors and third parties designing integrations with the API Platform.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Deep hands-on technical expertise in web-technologies.
In-depth knowledge and practical experience with designing REST APIs (Swagger, OAS3, RAML).
Experience with API Gateways (Kong, AWS).
Experience in building applications in Node JS, Java, or similar languages.
Experience in designing orchestration of services using REST or GraphQL.
Experience with a public cloud platform such as Amazon Web Services or Google Cloud
Experience in Linux, Docker and Kubernetes.
Experience with IAM, OAuth, Auth0.
Experience in Continuous Integration/Continuous Development environments, preferably Jenkins or Github Actions
Experience in defining the KPIs for performance analysis of the API platform and analyzing glitches and improvement areas to enhance performance.
A proven track record in providing technical guidance to develop scalable systems.
Experience working in an Agile development environment.
Awesome written and oral communication skills and ability to work in a global and distributed environment with agility to mold communication for different audiences.
Education + Experience:
8+ years of experience working on API implementations and integrations with at least 3-4 years in building technical architecture and lifecycle management using API platform solutions (Apigee preferred).
COLLABORATE with global teams to build scalable web-based applications.
PARTNER closely with the engineering team to follow best practices and standards.
PROVIDE reliable solutions to a variety of problems using sound problem solving techniques.
WORK with the broader team to build and maintain high performance, flexible and highly scalable web-based applications.
ACHIEVE engineering excellence by implementing standard practices and standards.
PERFORM technical root causes analysis and outlines corrective action for given problems.
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