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Principal Software Engineer - API

Posted on Sep 21, 2019 by Request Technology - Kyle Honn

Chicago, IL 60601
Immediate Start
$120k - $140k Annual

Principal Software Engineer - API


  • Drive the API First strategy for Company while working with different Business Unit API Product Teams
  • Define API Platform capabilities, Design Principles, Patterns (Approved and Anti)
  • Define Functional and Non-Functional responsibilities of API and Services Layer in the API cum Services Ecosystem to deliver Business capabilities
  • Collaborate with Company and Company Architecture and Engineering to define API stack and Services stack responsibilities in an API cum Services Ecosystem to deliver Business
  • Collaborate, Support and Engage with various API product teams simultaneously guiding them in implementing API First Design and Strategy
  • Create ready to use API Building Blocks for Security, cashing, Logging, Traffic management, downstream connectivity and Sample scripts for setting up API configuration within Apigee, promoting Framework style coding
  • Routinely evaluates API management platform's updates/upgrades to add and enhance building blocks as applicable while ensuring backward compatibility and following the latest and greatest developments around APIs in the industry


  • Must have designed, built and supported at least one well established API Product/program. Knowledgeable and Experienced in API First Design and principles.
  • 8+ years of related experience working in the areas like APIs, Integration, Services, Services Mesh and iPaaS
  • Knowledge and understanding of Cloud Ecosystem (AWS, GCP)
  • Knowledge and understanding of Service Mesh (Istio)
  • Functioning of No-SQL Database Clusters
  • Certified Apigee Engineer
  • Knowledge and understanding of agile (XP, Kanban or Scrum)
  • 5+ years of experience in designing, building and publishing APIs using API management tools and gateways such as Google Cloud-APIGEE or similar products and Swagger, JavaScript, python.
  • Vast knowledge and experience of standards and evolving security trends in the API economy like Oauth2, JWT, OpenID Connect etc.
  • Experienced in creating API products built for both B2B and B2C business Models
  • Experienced in guiding and mentoring new engineers to use the platform effectively adhering to the standards.
  • Experienced in designing and creating standard and flexible, framework styled API building blocks using APIGEE and custom Scripts

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