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API Lead Software Engineer

Job Description

Job Title: API Lead Software Engineer
Location: Bethlehem, PA or Holmdel, NJ (once the Client offices open back up this summer, the resource will be expected to work onsite several days per week in either the Bethlehem or Holmdel office). 
Type: Contract to Hire

Position Responsibilities:
As the API Lead Software Engineer, you will:
  • Lead and manage the API (new and existing) solutions and development team(s) for the Group Dental and Enterprise Customer Technology area responsible for:
  • Aligning API solutions to the business goals
  • Identifying enterprise and supporting technology
  • Measuring performance
  • Engaging within the Client ecosystem and with vendor partners.
  • Propose, implement, and support API technical solutions that meet business objectives
  • Provide API technical guidance and mentor technical team members working in Scrum and Kanban teams
  • Engage, collaborate, and communicate well with Solution Architects to provide the right direction for the API implementation adhering to Client guidelines
  • Interface and collaborate regularly with Architecture, API, DevOps, Infrastructure, Enterprise Data, and Production Support teams on a frequent basis to ensure mutually beneficial technical goals
  • Work with Director(s) and Technical Manager(s) to plan and deliver API related epics/features within committed timelines
  • Ensure team members follow the API technical process and propose improvements
  • Guide and mentor technical team members to implement API that significantly reduce the repetitive tasks and advance automation
  • Identify API related development risks, dependencies, and issues proactively and communicate to the stakeholders to plan and meet the committed objectives
  • Coordinate with Development and Production support teams to guide and fix API issues in Production
  • Communicate and engage well with an existing and new software vendor to align with API process and implementation
  • Establish and nurture relationships with Client internal teams to consume API solution for real time or batch process based on the Group dental network requirement
  • Design, prepare, and maintain technical roadmaps for the group ensuring decommissioning of old technology/legacy systems and adoption of API enterprise technologies
  • Motivate technical team members to develop APIs in an Agile environment and promote growth mindset
  • Establish and nurture relationships with Client internal teams directly and indirectly in the delivery of business solutions in Scrum / Kanban / SAFe framework
  • Stay on top of technology trends and innovations that can enhance our deliverables and business needs.
Candidate Qualifications:
The ideal API Lead Software Engineer candidate should possess the following skillsets:
Technical skills:
  • .NET Core 3.1
  • Microsoft C#.Net, VB.Net, ASP.NET
  • Oracle 19c/SQL Server 2014 and later/PostgreSQL/RDS MySQL/DB2
  • Docker container and images
  • Distributed Caching
  • Preferred knowledge in building loosely coupled and expose Microservices using RESTful API
  • Preferred knowledge of internal and external API exposure related security fixes to work with Client security team
  • Preferred AWS infrastructure knowledge to work efficiently with Client DEVOPS team for API implementation
  • Preferred knowledge in POSTMAN for API testing
  • Preferred knowledge on exposure of APIs using APIGEE
  • Preferred knowledge of monitoring APIs using APP Dynamics
  • Preferred knowledge of Kubernetes
Hands-on experience:
  • Building APIs in JSON and XML
  • Expert coding ability in a number of computer languages (e.g. Ruby, Java, JavaScript, Scala, and Node.js)
  • Splunk integration with API related solution (required)
  • Expert knowledge of data management and security
  • Detailed knowledge of secured CI/CD process implementation using Jenkins and Bitbucket
  • Propose and Develop API based on an existing or new application architecture
  • Prepare API Spec using Swagger hub and perform peer review
  • Engage with Solutions Architecture team to optimize and harden APIs using enterprise tools such as Least Recently Used (LRU) and Least Frequently Used (LFU) Cache policies, Redis as and when required for API related solution.
  • Review API development and testing team deliverables to enforce high quality deliverables
  • Developing and managing resources in cloud platforms (AWS preferred)
Leadership / Management skills:
  • Leading / managing technical teams in building API and web services solutions for customers
  • Possess critical thinking and strong problem-solving skills to solve complex problems
  • Resource management in cloud environments to optimize API and systems
  • Adaptability to changing business priorities and environments
  • Strong written and oral communication skills using MS suite of products
  • Quick learner to adapt to API related technical changes and mentor team members
  • Experience in the Insurance industry is a plus
Position Qualifications:
Education:
  • Master of Science (required) or similar degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or job experience equivalent
  • Microsoft Certifications preferred
  • Certifications in Agile methodologies (SAFe, Scrum Master, etc.)
  • AWS Cloud Practitioner or Professional
Experience:
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in Microsoft technologies
  • Minimum 3 years In-depth knowledge/experience in API development
  • In-depth knowledge/experience in relational database management systems (PostgreSQL, Oracle, SQLServer)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in delivering Agile development projects
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in managing and leading Onsite / Offshore technical teams
  • Experience in implementing TDD, CI / CD, Static Code Analysis and Automation testing
  • Strong Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint skills
  • Insurance, Dental or Medical domain knowledge is a plus

Max Trujillo
Technical Recruiter
Ascent
720-573-5273
 
**If this is not a fit for you or you are not interested, Ascent Services Group offers an excellent Referral Bonus!  We look forward to hearing from you! 

About Ascent:  The Ascent Services Group (ASG) is a nationally recognized technology staffing and consulting firm whose fundamental business is providing staffing services to Small, Medium, and Large Enterprise clients in our core market verticals: Financial Services, Healthcare, Technology and Life Sciences.  As consultants for ASG, you will have access to many of the top clients within the industries we serve.  Our goal is to deliver innovative talent through proven best practices and effective resource optimization.  Become one of ASG’s candidates and experience the difference!

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Job Description

Job Title: API Lead Software Engineer
Location: Bethlehem, PA or Holmdel, NJ (once the Client offices open back up this summer, the resource will be expected to work onsite several days per week in either the Bethlehem or Holmdel office). 
Type: Contract to Hire

Position Responsibilities:
As the API Lead Software Engineer, you will:
  • Lead and manage the API (new and existing) solutions and development team(s) for the Group Dental and Enterprise Customer Technology area responsible for:
  • Aligning API solutions to the business goals
  • Identifying enterprise and supporting technology
  • Measuring performance
  • Engaging within the Client ecosystem and with vendor partners.
  • Propose, implement, and support API technical solutions that meet business objectives
  • Provide API technical guidance and mentor technical team members working in Scrum and Kanban teams
  • Engage, collaborate, and communicate well with Solution Architects to provide the right direction for the API implementation adhering to Client guidelines
  • Interface and collaborate regularly with Architecture, API, DevOps, Infrastructure, Enterprise Data, and Production Support teams on a frequent basis to ensure mutually beneficial technical goals
  • Work with Director(s) and Technical Manager(s) to plan and deliver API related epics/features within committed timelines
  • Ensure team members follow the API technical process and propose improvements
  • Guide and mentor technical team members to implement API that significantly reduce the repetitive tasks and advance automation
  • Identify API related development risks, dependencies, and issues proactively and communicate to the stakeholders to plan and meet the committed objectives
  • Coordinate with Development and Production support teams to guide and fix API issues in Production
  • Communicate and engage well with an existing and new software vendor to align with API process and implementation
  • Establish and nurture relationships with Client internal teams to consume API solution for real time or batch process based on the Group dental network requirement
  • Design, prepare, and maintain technical roadmaps for the group ensuring decommissioning of old technology/legacy systems and adoption of API enterprise technologies
  • Motivate technical team members to develop APIs in an Agile environment and promote growth mindset
  • Establish and nurture relationships with Client internal teams directly and indirectly in the delivery of business solutions in Scrum / Kanban / SAFe framework
  • Stay on top of technology trends and innovations that can enhance our deliverables and business needs.
Candidate Qualifications:
The ideal API Lead Software Engineer candidate should possess the following skillsets:
Technical skills:
  • .NET Core 3.1
  • Microsoft C#.Net, VB.Net, ASP.NET
  • Oracle 19c/SQL Server 2014 and later/PostgreSQL/RDS MySQL/DB2
  • Docker container and images
  • Distributed Caching
  • Preferred knowledge in building loosely coupled and expose Microservices using RESTful API
  • Preferred knowledge of internal and external API exposure related security fixes to work with Client security team
  • Preferred AWS infrastructure knowledge to work efficiently with Client DEVOPS team for API implementation
  • Preferred knowledge in POSTMAN for API testing
  • Preferred knowledge on exposure of APIs using APIGEE
  • Preferred knowledge of monitoring APIs using APP Dynamics
  • Preferred knowledge of Kubernetes
Hands-on experience:
  • Building APIs in JSON and XML
  • Expert coding ability in a number of computer languages (e.g. Ruby, Java, JavaScript, Scala, and Node.js)
  • Splunk integration with API related solution (required)
  • Expert knowledge of data management and security
  • Detailed knowledge of secured CI/CD process implementation using Jenkins and Bitbucket
  • Propose and Develop API based on an existing or new application architecture
  • Prepare API Spec using Swagger hub and perform peer review
  • Engage with Solutions Architecture team to optimize and harden APIs using enterprise tools such as Least Recently Used (LRU) and Least Frequently Used (LFU) Cache policies, Redis as and when required for API related solution.
  • Review API development and testing team deliverables to enforce high quality deliverables
  • Developing and managing resources in cloud platforms (AWS preferred)
Leadership / Management skills:
  • Leading / managing technical teams in building API and web services solutions for customers
  • Possess critical thinking and strong problem-solving skills to solve complex problems
  • Resource management in cloud environments to optimize API and systems
  • Adaptability to changing business priorities and environments
  • Strong written and oral communication skills using MS suite of products
  • Quick learner to adapt to API related technical changes and mentor team members
  • Experience in the Insurance industry is a plus
Position Qualifications:
Education:
  • Master of Science (required) or similar degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or job experience equivalent
  • Microsoft Certifications preferred
  • Certifications in Agile methodologies (SAFe, Scrum Master, etc.)
  • AWS Cloud Practitioner or Professional
Experience:
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in Microsoft technologies
  • Minimum 3 years In-depth knowledge/experience in API development
  • In-depth knowledge/experience in relational database management systems (PostgreSQL, Oracle, SQLServer)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in delivering Agile development projects
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in managing and leading Onsite / Offshore technical teams
  • Experience in implementing TDD, CI / CD, Static Code Analysis and Automation testing
  • Strong Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint skills
  • Insurance, Dental or Medical domain knowledge is a plus

Max Trujillo
Technical Recruiter
Ascent
720-573-5273
 
**If this is not a fit for you or you are not interested, Ascent Services Group offers an excellent Referral Bonus!  We look forward to hearing from you! 

About Ascent:  The Ascent Services Group (ASG) is a nationally recognized technology staffing and consulting firm whose fundamental business is providing staffing services to Small, Medium, and Large Enterprise clients in our core market verticals: Financial Services, Healthcare, Technology and Life Sciences.  As consultants for ASG, you will have access to many of the top clients within the industries we serve.  Our goal is to deliver innovative talent through proven best practices and effective resource optimization.  Become one of ASG’s candidates and experience the difference!

Job Requirements

 
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