Job ID 2019-16235

API Enterprise Architect

US-MI-WYOMING

Information Technology

1300 GEZON PKWY SW WYOMING, MI 49509-9300

Full-time

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Are you an Enterprise Architect with experience implementing Apigee products and/or API Management principles?  If so, we have an opportunity for you!

 

The Enterprise API Architect will design and lead Gordon Food Service’s approach to B2B and API services, sponsoring a service oriented architecture and Sustains the on-going transformation to a Continuous Deployment model through high-level automation.  This role develops the architecture which supports product requirements, including performance, scalability, security, and manageability of the API platform.  


 

The Enterprise API Architect will work with API producing teams to evaluate designs and their associated supporting materials and marketability.  They ensure consistency in implementation across Product Development teams and proactively learn new technologies, standards, and applications.  They are accountable for the delivery of architecture and engineering projects that fall within the scope of the API Platform.  

 

Essential Functions:

  • Recommends and implements methods to automate integration testing
  • Intelligently package related and complementary APIs into API product suites
  • Writes non-technical API documentation articulating business value and benefits
  • Articulates the business value of these APIs by devising use cases to describe how partners can use the
    APIs to achieve their business goals
  • Designs and develops REST APIs using API gateway products
  • Configure cache, control quotas, mitigating the effects of spikes, creating concurrent rate limits, and perform other functions related to API traffic. 
  • Responsible for API Security, API Key Validation, Authentication, Authorization and Identity, Traffic Management, Token Management 
  • Responsible for API Mediation including Message transformation, parsing, and validation, as well as raise faults and alerts. 
  • Builds and maintains a healthy software development life cycle 
  • Builds Functional and Behavioral tests for APIs Experience in API Administration and user/developer management 
  • Designs and leads our approach to enterprise APIs, collaborating with other business and IT teams.
  • Continuously improve enterprise APIs as a practice
  • Benchmark processes – evaluate areas of opportunity, identify process gaps, and create plans to achieve increased performance, productivity and effectiveness in services provided.
  • Maintains regular contact with other teams in IT to ensure appropriate partnering and input to create the most effective APIs.

 

Requirements:

  • 6 years of information technology experience to include:
    • At least 4 years of hands on experience implementing Apigee products and/or API Management principles
    • 2 years providing technical leadership for, and successful completion of Apigee implementation projects or equivalent experience  
    • Experience with design and development of REST APIs using API gateway products 
    • Experience with API Traffic Management
    • Experience with design and development of converting web services from SOAP to REST or vice-versa
    • Experience in DevOps
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field is required

Preferred qualifications:

  • Apigee trained
  • Apigee Certified (API Engineer Certification)
  • At least 4 years for Drupal development. At least 2 years of Drupal 8 development. 
  • Drupal Backend Certification

 

 

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Gordon Food Service values our customers and understands that their success is largely dependent upon their workforce. To demonstrate our commitment to our partnership, we will require any candidate who works for a Gordon Food Service customer to provide a letter of support from their management if they are selected for the interview process.

Gordon Food Service is an equal opportunity employer.

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