API Developer (USAP) – Remote

This is a contract, remote position

Blue Altair is seeking an API Developer to fulfill the following job duties:

• Implements API management solutions using Apigee to include API proxies, security and analytics

• Collaborates with Business Analysts and stakeholders to evaluate and understand business concepts and processes

• Ensures documentation is created and remains updated for Apigee-related work

• Helps troubleshoot and resolve production issues related to the Apigee platform

• Collaborates with Technical Architects

• Participates in coordinated planning sessions, provides effort estimates and timeline commitments

• Refines and grooms the product backlog and user stories

• Works with a cross-functional team to build new features and functionalities into the Drupal-based Developer Portal, with a focus on improving the integration experience for API consumers

• Performs in Agile/SCRUM development cycle to deliver solutions that help drive digital commerce

• Writes Open API spec and smart docs for on-boarding APIs to developer portal

• Works with other developers to ensure teams are meeting the objectives of the business while adhering to established technical and architectural standards and practices

ADDITIONAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Adhering to all policies, rules, regulations, and procedures.
  • Performing other duties or functions as requested by management.

TECHNICAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS:

Associate is expected to operate at the functional level across the following areas of technical knowledge and skill:

Requirements

Required Skills:

• Advanced skills implementing API Service architectures (SOAP, REST) using any of the market leading API Management tools such as Apigee

• Strong organizational and communication skills both written and verbal.

• Solid knowledge of backend server components, APIs, and performance optimization

• Significant understanding of Microservice patterns & concepts & its application in problem solving

• Experience with Continuous Integration and automated testing strategies.

• Adept at mapping customer requirements to a solution approach.

• Technical knowledge in a PaaS, SaaS and IaaS environment.

• Understanding of object-oriented programming to include but not limited to: Go, NodeJS, PHP, Python, Ruby, NET / C#, C, Java, Perl, JavaScript.

• Hands-on experience working with JSON, REST, SOAP, OAuth, and Swagger.

Desired Skills (Nice to have):

• Excellent comprehension of API Management concepts and experience using API Management solutions namely Google Apigee, CA Layer 7, IBM API Connect, Akana, Tibco Mashery, or MuleSoft

• Broad understanding of mobile, cloud, on premise, and hybrid solutions as well as containers and deployment platforms (Azure, AWS, Openshift, etc).

• Experience working with Drupal, WordPress, Magento, etc.

• Experience with networking protocols and technology: TCP/IP, SMTP, FTP, HTTP, DNS, WAN, LAN, VPN, LDAP, Internet, Intranet, Extranet

• Proficiency with PowerShell, Bash, SQL.

• Managed File Transfer (MFT) and/or B2B using products like Manhattan Associates DOM, IBM Sterling File Gateway, etc.

• Background and experience with containerization, orchestration engines, and application definition tools – such as Docker, Kubernetes, and HELM

Benefits

In addition to a competitive compensation package, we offer abundant opportunities for you to achieve, excel, and surpass even your own expectations. Aligned with Blue Altair’s challenger ethos, we present the Star Elements program, inspired by the composition of stars themselves—comprising diverse elements that give unique qualities and illuminate for thousands of years. Likewise, our initiative aims to facilitate brilliance in our employees. The Star Elements program encompasses a range of benefits, supporting our team across four pivotal facets of their lives and careers. Through Star Elements, our employees can fully realize their potential, both on personal and professional fronts.

Blue Altair does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits.