Lead API Architect

Employer
Ecom
Location
Civic Centre, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Sep 2020

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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Unique opportunity for a Lead API Architect to join a growing technology business in Birmingham.

Role Responsibilities
  • Contributing to the design, architecture and development of API solutions used by the mobile (native Android and iOS) and Web (React) client applications, producing high-quality reusable APIs that meet business requirements
  • Collaboration with both local and offshore application development teams, product owners, UI/UX product designers, stakeholders, testers, operations and customers
  • Ensuring the quality, performance and security of our APIs
  • Helping define, introduce and enforce best practices within the organisation around API development, architecture and consumption
  • Maintaining code quality, organisation, performance, and automation
  • Support and align with the company software development lifecycle
  • Standardising and enforcing coding standards and best practices
  • Identifying, proposing, and coaching in new technologies, tools, and approaches to improve standards and ways of working


Essential Skills Required
  • Strong experience with REST API design and implementation
  • Microservice design, build, and orchestration
  • Excellent coding and digital development abilities
  • Experience in cloud development (e.g. Azure, AWS, GCP)
  • Solid experience with continuous integration and deployment


Desirable Skills (nice to have but not essential)
  • Working in an Agile development team
  • Working within a Dev(Sec)Ops culture
  • BDD / ATDD
  • Experience with specific technologies, such as Kubernetes, MongoDB, Redis, Kafka, etc.


The money is good too - Around £70k for the right person along with company benefits including up to 10% pension, the option to regularly work from home and plenty more.

If you're interested in this opportunity and would like to know more apply through this advert and I will contact you ASAP.
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