API DevOps Engineer - Middlesex - 6 months initially

Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

API DevOps Engineer - Middlesex - 6 months initially

My Middlesex based client is currently looking to recruit an API DevOps Engineer for an initial 6 month contract.

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience;

  • Knowledge of gateway technology and API management.
  • Networking experience.
  • AWS experience is essential (Azure is nice to have).
  • Infrastructure.
  • Coding is beneficial ? to discuss with developers.
  • Python scripting would be ideal.

You will also have the following skills and experience;

  • Enhancement and maintenance of the API Gateway within Pulse.
  • Understanding and experience of Cloud technologies (within AWS, Azure).
  • Experience with XML, XSL, WSDL, SOAP, REST, JSON, HTML.
  • Possess knowledge or experience with at least 1 API gateway.
  • Understanding of the benefits of what an API Gateway can provide to an enterprise. (Especially in the area of security, data sharing and governance).
  • Deploy and configure the API gateway in different environments.
  • Work closely with the infrastructure and the application team to make sure that all systems are integrated correctly.
  • Update or apply patches for the API gateway when necessary.
  • Setup and enforce security and compliance policies for APIs hosted in the gateway.
  • Setup authentication and authorisation for multitenant users.
  • Collaborate with the other delivery teams to deliver enterprise functionality.
  • Inspect the API gateway operation regularly for any policy or security violations.
  • Monitor the API gateway operation for any performance impacts or errors.
  • Isolate any potential problems caused by the gateway or the APIs hosted on the gateway.
  • Ensure day to day operation runs properly.
  • Document critical configuration information to share with the team.
  • API Policy management ? ideally CA API Management, but not essential.
  • Network security experience.
  • AWS environment and network experience - ideally with certification.
  • Scripting ? Python or similar.
  • Coding experience helpful.
  • DevOps experience ? management of environments & CI/CD pipeline.
  • Splunk or similar ? log and service analytics.

If you have the above skills and experience click apply now, alternately send a copy of your CV to ************************** ? Thanks.

This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/959504051