22 days old
2017-10-272017-11-24

API Designer/Developer

Wayne, PA 19087
  • Job Code
    584743

Role: API Designer/Developer


API Designer/Developer


We are changing the way communications look, act and feel and we would love your expertise and enthusiasm on the team. Our mission is to become the best-connected financial service company where business innovation starts with technology innovation. IT allows becoming part of existing ecosystems and being ready for future ones.


We're looking for a self-driven developer to work as an API Designer and Developer. You'll work across all of our digital products and help developers - both internal and external - make the most out of our APIs.


The ideal candidate is passionate about creating an APIs that allows Us, partners, vendors, customers and assets connect using the latest technology. We are building the foundation for a new digital era in the financial services world.


Your Function:



  • The API developer will be responsible for creating powerful, scalable APIs using REST and other patterns.
  • Ensure that our APIs are consumer centric and extremely usable.
  • Enrich and contribute to the standards, best practices and patterns with respect to API design.
  • The successful candidate will be able to use the latest frameworks and patterns to great effect, and will write reusable, high performance code rapidly.
  • Part of global API Platform Development and Maintenance.
  • Developer Evangelist: become the 'face' of the API, discussing use cases with platform partners.
  • Engage with developer community and (internal) integration team.
  • Creating Metrics and Monitors for API User (developer) Engagement.
  • Work with a cross-functional team to translate customer needs and technology directions into new features and services.
  • Documentation and Source Code sample development.
  • Attending and Organizing Hackathons with Platform Partners.
  • Safeguard technical standards and established architectural guidelines.
  • Advise on and develop connections to general infrastructure.
  • Support Quality Assurance.
  • Act as an expert in the areas of API Integration technologies, quality control and auditing of information, including working directly with developers and clients to resolve specific integration issues. Coding is required.
  • Provide ongoing technical training for less experienced teammates, and mentor developers in API Integration methodologies and technologies.
  • Actively advise in-house API specialist and management in the area of integration.
  • Gather developer and other stakeholder feedback to validate that the product works against stated metrics. Prioritize and deliver necessary enhancements.
  • Drive day-to-day prioritization of work operations, projects and scope, troubleshoot reported issues.
  • Help innovate and improve our delivery methods and drive the team towards continuously delivery (focusing on continuous integration, release trains etc)


Required expertise includes:



  • At least 8 years experience in programming languages like Java, .NET, JavaScript etc.
  • Understand Channel development like mobile APPs, web sites and partner integrations.
  • Possess a broad range of knowledge of around various Integration technologies.
  • Proven experience with designing, testing, and implementing web-services and integrations in a Service Oriented Environment.
  • Thorough understanding of Application Integration and Service Oriented Architecture.
  • Proven experience with understanding and implementing integration patterns.
  • Good understanding of B2B scenarios (gateways, security, business partner agreements).
  • Extensive experience working with SOAP, WSDL, XML Web Services and RESTful APIs
  • Proven experience in Swagger and other API documentation languages
  • In depth knowledge of using XML, XPath queries, XSLT, and complex schemas
  • Extensive experience with message transformations and mappings
  • Good Interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation, communication and negotiation.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills both in IT and business environment.
  • Good planning and organizational skills.
  • You can explain our APIs through prototyped examples and real demonstrations. We are interested in examples you've built.
  • You are able to work and travel independently with unwavering professionalism and we would trust you to always represent our brand.
  • SCRUM and experience of working in agile methodologies.


Bonus skills/experience:



  • Experience in Financial Services industry including asset finance.
  • Prior experience with API Management Solutions
  • Participation in hackatons.
  • Experience in the Axway API suite/tooling
  • Visual Studio Team Services / TFS


Exciting topics:



  • Throttling and monetizing
  • SOAP versus REST
  • Node.js
  • Cloud, On Premise and Hybrid
  • Digital Transformation
  • Mobile, IoT and Wearables


Education and Other Credentials:



  • At least a proven bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.

Categories

  • Information Technology

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