Job Overview

API Solution Architect

Location: City of London, London Salary: £500pd - £650pd
Type: Contract Contact: Alexandra Field
Posted: 4 months ago

My Client is urgently looking for an API Solution Architect to work onsite with a large banking organisation based within London.

Job Description:

  • The Architecture function defines the technical vision, design and specifications that delivers solutions to business problems.
  • Integral to this need is to demonstrate a broad understanding of information technology, designing for a digital world through to the disciplines needed to oversee solution delivery
  • Influential in the continued development of API design standards and delivery approach.
  • Acts as a subject matter expert, contributes to the development of group standards and identifies and implements new practices, processes and technologies where required.
  • Instrumental in the design and delivery of integration architectures for business solutions through the solutions design process, focusing mainly on medium or multiple architecture activities.
  • Ensures that non-functional requirements are clearly understood, rationale for holistic design & its components are provided, designs are peer reviewed and endorsed by the appropriate governance bodies.
  • Introduce new techniques, products, services, technologies and standards where needed against identified use cases, via the appropriate governance bodies.
  • Provide expert-level understanding of appropriate group business, and API driven ecosystems, their associated requirements and technology usage.
  • Stay abreast of relevant technology trends and advise IT and the business about potential benefits/impacts.
  • Provide a consultancy role to IT and business teams where appropriate.
  • Where appropriate, provide full architectural life cycle guidance to business and IT teams and ensure quality technical deliverables.
  • Experience of architecting large business critical transactional systems in Digital media or retail, Financial Services or similar industries comprising of the below aspects:
  • Prior experience in a Lead Architecture role or similar senior engineering / or product design role
  • Web design concepts (CSS, HTML, Responsive/Adaptive design, etc)
  • Software architectures (Java, JEE, Servlet, JSP, JSF, etc)
  • Integration architectures (WebSphere, web services, web apis, WS*, REST, JSON, etc)
  • Infrastructure architecture (networking, hardware, virtualisation, automation, etc)
  • REST API Design (RAML) and SOAP Services, design standards and principles for both internal and external API production
  • Micro Services Architecture
  • Agile Development methods
  • DevOps tooling & collaboration tools
  • Java & Spring (Core, Boot, Integration)
  • Database Technologies (RDBMS, e.g. Oracle and No SQL DB, e.g. Mongo DB)
  • MuleSoft API Gateway, in addition knowledge of other traditional messaging / integration technologies, e.g. IBM
  • Standards: OAuth +OIDC inc. Dynamic Registration, AWS and ForgeRock
  • Internal APIs for Entitlements inc. consents, use of Mule Gateway and e-2-e SAML tokens.

This is on a rolling 3 month basis with several extensions likely.

If you are interested in this role please apply below or contact me for more information.

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