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Azure API Platform Lead - Outside IR35

As the API Platform Lead, you will spearhead the technology division, driving the development and execution of the API strategy and capabilities. Your responsibilities include overseeing the design, architecture, and maintenance of our platform, setting API design standards, managing the developer portal, and ensuring compliance across Technology teams for building and deploying APIs.

Hybrid (2 days per week)

Daily Rate: £540 per day outside IR35

Key Accountabilities:

  • Lead and mentor a diverse team of software engineering professionals, fostering a collaborative and innovative environment.
  • Design and architect advanced API solutions, encouraging continuous improvement.
  • Engage in extensive internal and external stakeholder management, aligning with business priorities and delivery timelines.
  • Oversee the setup and maintenance of scalable, highly available, and disaster recovery-enabled platforms.
  • Create capabilities enabling the federated development of APIs to standards and design patterns.
  • Implement and uphold standard practices, design patterns, and strategies across the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) of API development programs.
  • Deep understanding of API architecture, development frameworks, and technology stacks.

Required Experience:

  • Proven experience in leading software engineering teams, preferably in API development and management.
  • Strong technical background in API architecture, cloud technologies (Azure preferred), and digital transformation.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills, with the ability to align various interests and requirements.
  • In-depth knowledge of SDLC, API strategies, and governance practices.
  • Experience in Financial services, preferred but not essential.

Eames Consulting is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.