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Director Technology (Integration - API)

Director Technology (Integration - API)

We are currently looking for Integration (API) Evangelist in India for our offices in multiple locations & remote working.

We are looking for experienced Director Technology/Practice Head to work on critical application & product development. You'll be a part of a modern, lean, self-governing engineering team.

Responsibilities

  • Define the overall API strategy and establish the long term strategic goals for Service Catalogue, API platforms and Portals.
    • Coordinate all activities related to API Practice building which includes but not limited to (Hiring, Firing, Training, Target Utilization, Revenue Generation, Bench Management, Capability Building, Rotation, GTM capability). Actively demonstrate differentiable thought leadership in APIs, Integration & API Management
      • Provide MuleSoft advisory services to help customers in achieving their business & IT goals by creating API and Industry specific solutions.
        • Serve as a strategic advisor to customers, driving enterprise discussions to enable their digital transformation journey using MuleSoft platform.
          • Develop integration maturity paths for customers by providing guidance around common patterns, governance, shared infrastructure, technical leadership and other best practices.
            • Define and establish Centers for Enablement (C4E) for customers
              • Provide API architectural assessments, strategies, and roadmaps in enterprise integration domain with focus on MuleSoft, APIGee, MDM tools and other Integration platforms.
                • Develop Proof-of-Concept projects to validate new architectures and solutions.
                  • Develop and provide quality review of Proposals and Statements of Work
                    • Facilitate pre-sales discussions with the client
                      • Participate in the overall leadership of the business unit and support the goals of the business unit and Perficient overall
                        • Participate in collaborative business unit strategy / planning and the implementation of key aspects of the business unit’s plans
                          • Actively participate in in EPAM marketing events which may include public speaking events at conferences, webinars, etc.
                            • Work closely with application solution architects to maintain and ensure best practice paradigms and provide solution recommendations as appropriate
                              • Partner with the shared services team to build self-service integration and DevOps capabilities.
                                • Participate and work with corporate wide technical committees to influence technology direction, build consensus and architectural decisions.
                                  • Enforce Organizational standards for enhanced cross domain governance
                                    • Offer technology solutions through the use of the APIs to enable direct business service integration
                                      • Document the existing legacy services, define, transform and enforce REST API best practices
                                        • Assess and determine governance, stewardship and frameworks for managing APIs across the enterprise.
                                          • Ability to go-in depth on the technology stack, across different technologies to understand the end to end integration hooks and system interfaces.
                                            • Own and drive the API strategy across the various lines of businesses
                                              • Partner closely with product and development teams to craft great digital experiences.
                                                • Assess the existing service capabilities and actively participate in code reviews to attain the highest quality service standards
                                                  • Provide architectural leadership to product and development teams to follow best practices
                                                    • Develop and maintain strong working relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders across divisions to maximize program effectiveness and influence.
                                                      • Drive innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development.

                                                        Requirements

                                                        • Bachelor s Degree in Computer Science
                                                          • 15+ years of work experience in technology
                                                            • 5+ years as an API Architect with focus on diverse API management platforms
                                                              • Hands- on experience with architecting API based solutions using API Management platforms such as Apigee, Mule soft, IBM API Connect
                                                                • Strong experience with Web Services, Micro services and Asynchronous messaging
                                                                  • Demonstrated skills to influence without authority and stakeholder management
                                                                    • Knowledge of object oriented design and design patterns, and programming skills
                                                                      • Deep knowledge and hands-on experience in API management platforms, Portals and Micro-services architecture.
                                                                        • Knowledge about API design standards, patterns and best-practices.
                                                                          • Experience with SOAP, REST web services, integration technologies like ESB
                                                                            • Deep knowledge and hands-on experience in API security standards and implementation (oAuth, OpenID Connect)
                                                                              • Expert-level knowledge and experience applying current and emerging technology integration solutions and trends
                                                                                • Ability to travel up to 10%

                                                                                  Technologies

                                                                                  • API Management
                                                                                    • Apigee
                                                                                      • Mule ESB
                                                                                        • Mulesoft
                                                                                          • IBM API Connect
                                                                                            • Web Services
                                                                                              • Microservices
                                                                                                • Asynchronous Messaging
                                                                                                  Mule ESB
                                                                                                  MuleSoft Certified Developer - Level 1 (Mule 4)
                                                                                                  MuleSoft Certified Integration Architect - Level 1
                                                                                                  MuleSoft Certified Platform Architect - Level 1
                                                                                                  Apigee
                                                                                                  IBM API Management
                                                                                                  API

                                                                                                  Benefits

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                                                                                                  For you

                                                                                                  • Insurance Coverage 
                                                                                                  • Paid Leaves – including maternity, bereavement, paternity, and special COVID-19 leaves. 
                                                                                                  • Financial assistance for medical crisis 
                                                                                                  • Retiral Benefits – VPF and NPS 
                                                                                                  • Customized Mindfulness and Wellness programs 
                                                                                                  • EPAM Hobby Clubs
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                                                                                                  For your comfortable work

                                                                                                  • Hybrid Work Model 
                                                                                                  • Soft loans to set up workspace at home 
                                                                                                  • Stable workload 
                                                                                                  • Relocation opportunities with ‘EPAM without Borders’ program

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                                                                                                  For your growth

                                                                                                  • Certification trainings for technical and soft skills 
                                                                                                  • Access to unlimited LinkedIn Learning platform 
                                                                                                  • Access to internal learning programs set up by world class trainers 
                                                                                                  • Community networking and idea creation platforms 
                                                                                                  • Mentorship programs 
                                                                                                  • Self-driven career progression tool

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