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API Lead Software Engineer

Company: Mdmsrecruiting
Location: Holmdel
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION OBJECTIVE/SUMMARYOur client is actively seeking a driven and bold API Lead Software Engineer to lead our development of APIs in support of multiple channels across our insurance ecosystem. Come be a part of our talented team working on enhancing the Customer Experience building APIs using the latest technologies. You will be leading the API-centric solutions for our business partners. Whether it is implementing smart automation, developing APIs to make it easier for providers to do business, using Artificial Intelligence, or implementing smart toothbrushes, there are plenty of opportunities to showcase your technical leadership skills in a company where we do the right thing, people count and we hold ourselves to very high standards.POSITION RESPONSIBILITESIn order of importance, list the primary responsibilities that account for more than 10% of the candidate's time.As the API Lead Software Engineer, you will:--- Lead and manage the API (new and existing) solutions and development team(s) for the Enterprise Customer Technology area responsible for:--- Aligning API solutions to the business goals--- Identifying enterprise and supporting technology--- Measuring performance--- Engaging within the company 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 company 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 company 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 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 QUALIFICATIONSFunctional SkillsThe 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 the company security team--- Preferred AWS infrastructure knowledge to work efficiently with the company 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 KubernetesHands-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 plusLeadership BehaviorsAchieves Results - Takes ownership and accountability for actions and results - Conveys a sense of urgency - Meets deadlines without compromising quality and accuracy - Sets realistic goals, prioritizes appropriately, and follows through - Persists in the face of obstacles and resolves issues as they arisePOSITION QUALIFICATIONSEducation: Degrees / Certifications:--- 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 ProfessionalExperience: --- Experience in Microsoft technologies--- In-depth knowledge/experience in API development--- In-depth knowledge/experience in relational database management systems (PostgreSQL, Oracle, SQLServer)Experience in delivering Agile development projects--- 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

Keywords: Mdmsrecruiting, Brick , API Lead Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Holmdel, New Jersey

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