API / Integration Architect

United States · API Management & Integration · FGUS0015 expand job description ↓

Description

About Fresh Gravity:

Founded in 2015 and rapidly expanding, Fresh Gravity (www.freshgravity.com) is a business and technology consulting company at the cutting-edge of digital transformation. We drive digital success for our clients by helping them adopt transformative technologies that make them nimble, adaptive and responsive to their rapidly-changing business needs. Our unparalleled digital transformation expertise combines business strategy prowess with digital technologies know-how. Our expertise includes Data Management, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science & Analytics, and API Management & Integration.


In a short time, we have crafted an exceptional team who have delivered impactful projects for some of the largest corporations in the world. We are on a mission to solve the most complex business problems for our clients using the most exciting new technologies. And we are looking for top talent to join us in our quest.


Fresh Gravity’s team members are authorities in their field, but know how to have fun, too. We’re building an inspiring, open organization you’ll take pride in. We challenge ourselves to grow – every day. We create value for our clients and partners – every day. We promise rich opportunities for you to succeed, to shine, to exceed even your own expectations.


We are thoughtful. We are engaged. We are relentless. We are Fresh Gravity.


Fresh Gravity is an equal opportunity employer.


We are seeking smart, driven and talented individuals who are not only thought leaders in the API space but can balance the diversity of skills a fast paced consulting environment requires. There are multiple openings that fall in the following categories:

  • API Manager - Functional Architect
  • API Manager - Technical Architect
  • API Developer


Responsibilities include a combination of the following depending on the role:

API Manager - Functional Architect

  • Lead API strategy / roadmap initiatives while aligning the strategy to the business objectives for our clients
  • Includes helping establish API organizations, API development methodology and selection of API technology components including API gateway
  • Gather requirements
  • Lead API design driven by business requirements
  • Lead a team of API developers in delivering large and complex API solutions
  • Manage project, client and vendor relationships, team, finances
  • Agile project delivery
  • Communicate risks, issues, challenges and status/progress of the project
  • Document requirements, design, architecture and test scripts
  • Lead or assist in responding to RFPs / proposals
  • Participate in thought leadership, vendor relationships


API Manager - Technical Architect

  • Lead a team of API developers in delivering large and complex API solutions
  • Work with API functional architect in defining the technical API roadmap, strategy and solution, evolution from SOA to APIs
  • Design, implement, test and deploy APIs using the latest technologies and best practices.
  • Agile project delivery
  • Implement API management using API management software (like Apigee or others) to include API proxies, mashups, rate limiting, security, analytics, monetization and developer portals
  • Communicate risks, issues, challenges and status/progress of the project
  • Document requirements, design, architecture and test scripts
  • Lead or assist in responding to RPFs / proposals
  • Participate in thought leadership


Developer

  • Participate and / or lead a team of API developers in delivering large and complex API solutions
  • Assist API technical architects in defining the API roadmap, strategy and solution, evolution from SOA to APIs and in building APIs
  • Design, implement, test and deploy APIs using the latest technologies and best practices.
  • Implement API management using API management software (like Apigee or others) to include API proxies, mashups, rate limiting, security, analytics, monetization and developer portals
  • Agile project delivery
  • Communicate risks, issues, challenges and status/progress of the project
  • Document requirements, design, architecture and test script

Requirements

Depending on the role:

  • 2 to 5 years of experience with an API management / gateway software like Apigee or Layer 7 or Mashery or WSO2 or equivalent with the knowledge of API mashups, analytics, developer networks, monetization models and security
  • 4 to 10 years of development experience using Java or .NET, XML, JSP or ASP, JavaScript or VB Script and Node.js; WSDL/SOAP/XML and REST/JSON, Swagger or equivalent
  • Experience in HTTP/HTTPS protocol, web services and use of web servers
  • Experience in designing relational databases and SQL scripting
  • Know-how of Cassandra, Hadoop/MapReduce, Mongo DB
  • 2 to 4 years of know-how in implementing security and identity protocols such as OpenID, TLS, OAuth, SAML, SSO, PKI (encryption and key management), REST
  • Knowledge in API design and implementation and system integration using APIs
  • Experience in working on the cloud (iPaas / Saas)
  • 2 to 5 years of project management and technical architecture experience
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in managing teams, clients, vendors, finances
  • These are location independent roles but may require up to 75 % travel.

Benefits

In addition to a competitive package, we promise rich opportunities for you to succeed, to shine, to exceed even your own expectations. In keeping with Fresh Gravity’s challenger ethos, we have developed the 5Dimensions (5D) benefits program. This program recognizes the multiple dimensions within each of us and seek to provide opportunities for deep development across these dimensions. Enrich Myself; Enhance My Client; Build my Company, Nurture My Family; and Better Humanity.

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