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API Architect


Posted on Jul 24, 2022 by TEKsystems

Zürich, Switzerland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Start date: August

Location: Zurich

Workload: 100%

Industry: Financial Services


One of the world's leading providers of payment and security transactions is looking to reinforce their team with a senior architect experienced in defining architecture definitions (high level designs) for Web Entry Services (WES), API Platform, Message Queueing and Streaming.


  • Develop, design, and maintain complex Middleware and data integration architecture artefacts (eg, definitions (high level designs) for Web Entry Services (WES), API Platform, Message Queueing and Streaming)for a hybrid and multi cloud environment.
  • Collect requirements, validate and translate them into technical, but vendor- and product- agnostic architecture definitions.
  • Update the existing API Gateway and WES platform architecture so that they are in line with current development.
  • Accompany and consult projects by evaluating requirements, defining solutions and validate their adherence, involving various stakeholders.


  • Degree in information technology or computer science.
  • Extensive knowhow in Middleware technologies and application engineering with several years' experience in a solution architecture position. Experience in software development is a plus.
  • Strong background in application development and architecture paired with the ability to take different viewpoints but keep the holistic IT infrastructure in mind.
  • 4-6 year of experience in Banking sector
  • Great experience of API Management/API Gateaway
  • strong analytical skills and an attitude of continuous learning with no fear of diving into new areas of responsibility.
  • very good consulting, collaboration, and active listening skills as well as high empathy and pragmatism for successful stakeholder management at all levels.
  • good written and oral communication skills in English on a business and technical level. German nice to have.

If you believe you meet the above requirements and are looking for a long term project in a modern environment, please send your CV to Maria Cecilia Erminy at (see below)

We are not able to consider applications from any non - EU 27 candidates.

Job Title: API Architect

Location: Zürich, Switzerland

Job Type: Contract

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