Senior API Expert

Posted on Oct 11, 2019 by Request Technology - Kyle Honn

Chicago, IL 60601
IT
Immediate Start
$120k - $150k Annual
Full-Time

Sr. API Expert

*Permanent full time role*

Responsibilities

  • Lead a diverse team of innovative technologist delivering the Company API Ecosystem to the industry
  • Build and promote the Company API Brand by promoting the APIs to the industry and perspective partners
  • Drive the API First strategy for Company while working with broader Company API initiatives
  • Evaluates, recommends, and justifies technical scope and direction changes during Planning and Design phases
  • Establishes and documents full life cycle API management standards and best practices
  • Guides API Product teams in the application of best practices with API management tools
  • Work with engineering and architecture leadership to define platform capabilities
  • Analyzes and defines API Evangelist requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, platform environment, software, and system interfaces
  • Contributes to the conceptual and physical design of application integration using APIs and events
  • Ensures the architectural integrity of API centric projects and solutions
  • Provides strategic thought on adoption and implementation of Apigee best practices within the context of ABLE and company environment
  • Effectively communicates and shares Apigee API management knowledge to support API Products Teams
  • Works with API Product Teams to analyze and understand enterprise business drivers to determine integration architecture requirements

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field or equivalent work experience
  • 4 years' experience in managing and publishing API developer portals.
  • 4+ years' experience working with API management tools such as APIGEE or similar products
  • 4+ years of deep experience in API strategy formulation and alignment with business and product needs
  • 4+ In-depth Experience in managing API programs/partnerships and developer interactions
  • Prior experience launching and managing a well established API developer program.
  • A data-driven decision maker who blends sound business judgment with strong analytical thinking
  • Deep knowledge of and demonstrable history of success implementing Apigee based solutions, standards, and best practices
  • Ability to evaluate information quickly, identify key issues and formulate conclusions based on sound, practical judgment, experience, and common sense
  • A high-energy, expert communicator to both technical and non-technical team members, brimming with positive, proactive energy

If this is an opportunity that you're interested in please email your resume to:

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Reference: 771517492

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