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API Lead Developer

lansing, Michigan

Post Date: 09/05/2017 Job ID: 4810 Industry: Back-End Development / Programming


  • Complete API lifecycle development.   Including requirements gathering, design, construction, testing, implementation, etc.
  • Mentoring/training in API architecture & code quality.
  • Coordinates with backend services and drives end-to-end enterprise service integration.
  • Responsible for mapping, designing specs for transformation between API Gateway and backend service.
  • Understanding differences between multiple data delivery platforms such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match specific platforms.
  • Creates system documentation/play book(s) and serves as a lead technical reviewer and contributor in requirements, design and code reviews.
  • Develop java libraries to simplify access and usage of APIs.
  • Strong communication skills and track record of partnership across organizations.

  • 7+ years of RESTful and SOAP enterprise web service development.
  • 7+ years of Java development experience.
  • Proficient with HTTP REST concepts such as JSON, OpenAPI/Swagger, etc.
  • Working knowledge of security techniques applicable to web and mobile application delivery.
  • Experience securing APIs using Oauth, SAML, Open ID Connect, etc.
  • 2+ years’ experience with API Gateway products, especially IBM API-Connect, Apigee Edge or similar integration platform.


Kim Eshnaur
Lead IT Recruiter and Strategy Manager

I pride myself on being more than just a recruiter, but a mentor who can partner with you throughout your career. Many recruiters don’t understand your unique skillset, but with my tech background I can speak your language and advise you through the challenging and changing world of tech. Let’s find you a job that doesn’t just work for right now, but helps build your career path.
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