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API Services - Technical Lead
Ref No.: 18-18276
Location: Lincoln, Rhode Island
API Services Technical Lead
Location: Florham Park, NJ
Duration: Right to hire – become a permanent employee
Company: Fortune 10 Healthcare leader
Start: Oct 2018

Seeking a qualified candidate for a API Services Technical Lead, responsible for solutioning and delivering the implementation of multiple API service offerings. This role will create an API framework, bring existing APIs into that framework, and lead introduction of new APIs. Additionally, will collaborate with product and other teams across Enterprise Digital to enable effective use of the APIs in a DevOps and CI/CD environment. To support the Business of APIs, the role will build into API Solutions the statistics and trends to forecast growth of the APIs.
If you are a passionate enterprise architect with first-hand experience building and solutioning private and public APIs, Micro services, API Management Gateways, and Data Platforms, we are interested in talking with you. We are looking for a Senior Technical Engineer who can provide hands-on delivery with a team of developers for the co API Management function.
  • Looking for this position to support technology evaluation, architecture, and design with strong focus on cloud-hosting, platform services, APIs, Google Cloud Platform, Oracle Cloud Platform, Azure Platform or AWS Platform.
  • Work with a team of experienced API developers
  • Identify, build, and manage common reusable components/services in support of APIs
  • Drive strategies to move from a solely on-prem environment to a hybrid cloud including public cloud provider (Google, Oracle or Azure).
  • Identify, maintain and ensure best-practice paradigms are used in all systems. Provide solution recommendations
  • Collaborate with IT Leadership on Technical Strategy.
  • Perform detailed architectural reviews of new enterprise-level applications
  • Influence and inspire technical leads servicing corporate BUs.
  • Create technical documentations and presentations for varied audiences.
  • Develop engineering practices of TDD, Automated Validation steps of CI/CD Platform, Security Best Practices, Performance Testing, CI/CD Pipeline and Mentor through Paired Programming
Required Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of IT experience architecting and designing enterprise-scale web and/or mobile apps.
  • 2+ years' experience with API Gateways and managing private and public APIs
  • 1+ years' experience being a lead within an Agile team and/or senior software developers
  • 3+ Years doing Automated Validation - development and executing
  • 3+ Delivering software with Java/JavaScript or other programming languages
  • 5+ Years coding in any mainstream language, should be comfortable going hands-on when needed
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Healthcare experience, Retail and Mail Order Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Benefits Management Experience preferred
  • 5+ years of IT experience preferred
  • 3+ years of experience as a solution architect role for a Fortune 100 Company preferred
  • Experience with large-scale distributed systems using eCommerce, Portal, Application Servers, ESB, message queues or other related technologies in a mobile/portal environment
  • Experience with modeling business process, technical components, application architecture and data architecture concepts and governance, including acting as a design authority for information and data within projects and programs is essential for this role
  • Mastery of design considerations for high volume transaction systems