API Architect
Kforce Inc


Job Info


RESPONSIBILITIES:

Kforce has a client that is seeking an API Architect in Chicago, IL. This role requires a high degree of interaction with business and operations units to understand the functional needs of the system users as well as the various technology teams.Key Tasks:
  • API Architect creates design principles and prepares technical and infrastructure architecture deliverables that meet business requirements and customer needs; Work is conducted in accordance to standards and methodologies and is consistent with the target business architecture strategy
  • Participates in product design recommendations that span the entire infrastructure framework
  • Manage and prioritize the product and feature backlog for your products and APIs
  • As an API Architect, you will lead the API/Microservices solution development and delivery, including hands on development
  • Responsible for program design, coding, testing, debugging, documentation and preparing detailed specifications from which complex programs will be written
  • Provide application support, which includes problem research, analysis, resolution, and on-call support
  • Work with QA/Testing groups to resolve issues and to ensure software quality
  • API Architects meet with clients to understand their needs and offer consulting services to internal groups
  • Develop and maintain APIs for multiple lines of business within an efficient Agile SDLC and act as an advocate for the API platform
  • Builds technical relationships with business, operations, and technical teams and leads design efforts that provides innovative solutions and complex architectures
  • Work cross-functionally with various Architects, Engineers, and Product owners across multiple teams in a rapidly evolving environment to translate business needs into API interface and functional requirements


REQUIREMENTS:

  • To be considered for this position, candidates must have experience in a similar role, or they must possess significant knowledge, experience, and abilities to successfully perform the responsibilities listed
  • Relevant education and/or training will be considered a plus
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.



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