API Platform Engineer

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Remote
Posted 1 month ago

Position: API Platform Engineer
Location: Remote
Duration: 6+ Months

MUST have: Broadcom layer 7, platform engineering or IBM data power or google gateway apigee

Looking for candidates who have experience specifically with Layer & and/or NGINX.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the design and architecture of high-quality, complex systems and software/storage environments
  • Prepares, reviews, and analyzes software/storage specifications for products and systems
  • Contributes to the development, review, analysis and implementation of test strategies for complex software products and systems/for storage products and systems
  • Contributes to the development, test and integration of code for new or existing software of significant complexity involving multiple teams
  • Provides the review, analysis and closed loop corrective action for issues contributing to software/storage defects and business process problems
  • Designs and implements software lifecycle and quality assurance methods for projects and products
  • Presents accurate project status to senior leadership, at both a summary and detailed level

Essential Requirements:

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in working with application servers, middleware technologies and API gateway technologies such as CA Layer7 API Gateway, APIGEE and Nginx.
  • Experience in Layer7 API Gateway development, policy manager and Layer-7 Portal.
  • Solid experience with Linux operating systems, including advanced shell command line for performance and network troubleshooting and scripting languages such as Perl, Python, Shell.
  • Advanced knowledge of TCP/IP Networks, HTTP Protocol, Application Load Balancing, Reverse and Forward Proxy, SSL Encryption and Certificate management.
  • Understanding of multi-tiered application architecture, webservices and databases.
  • Proven experience in troubleshooting enterprise applications, including interface with operations and IT teams throughout the organization as needed.
  • Platform design, implementation and operations for mission critical enterprise applications.
  • Intermediate knowledge on Cloud and VMWare infrastructure
  • Intermediate knowledge on Database technologies and SQL query.
  • Experience with ITSM/ITIL is preferred, including incident management and change management and tools such as ServiceNow, Remedy.
  • Working experience with monitoring and reporting tools like Splunk, Nagios, Zabbix and/or any other monitoring tools/processes will be advantageous
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering or related field required
  • Agile experience will be advantageous
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Patience, compassion, strong customer and problem-solving skills
  • Detail oriented with the ability to learn quickly and efficiently
  • A strong desire to learn and share information with others to make their jobs easier
  • Foster open collaboration and constructive dialogue with everyone around you
  • Continuously innovate new solutions, influencing and responding to change

Desirable Requirements:

  • Contributes to the design and architecture of high-quality, complex systems and software/storage environments
  • Prepares, reviews and analyzes software/storage specifications for products and systems
  • Contributes to the development, review, analysis and implementation of test strategies for complex software products and systems/for storage products and systems
  • Contributes to the development, test and integration of code for new or existing software of significant complexity involving multiple teams
  • Provides the review, analysis and closed loop corrective action for issues contributing to software/storage defects and business process problems
  • Designs and implements software lifecycle and quality assurance methods for projects and products
  • Presents accurate project status to senior leadership, at both a summary and detailed level

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