Engineer 3: Systems

St. Louis, MO

Posted: 07/16/2019 Job Category: Software Dev. - General/IT Job Number: 140021

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Our client is currently seeking a talented person for an Engineer 3: Systems.

Summary:
The Platform Services team is responsible for the development, engineering, operational strategy and implementation of our new API Gateway and Microservices Platform. This platform will support application development and execution for both internal and external customers. Benefits of this platform include, increased flexibility, reusability and efficiency. By providing this platform, we will have a immense and direct impact on the organization's ability to provide solutions, achieve business goals and improve customer experiences.

What You Will Be Doing:
You will be responsible for evaluating, designing, automating, testing, documenting, and supporting the company's' API gateway and microservices solution. You will focus on ensuring that the Platform Services' products and services meet the needs of the end-user and operational teams by building the platform and services with the highest levels of scalability, supportability, and reliability. You will work closely with your teammates to develop, plan and deliver an enterprise-class API platform solution.

What We Are Looking For:
  • Must be presently authorized to work in the U.S. Without a requirement for work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future
  • 17+ years of related experience OR a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems with 5+ years of experience
  • Professional experience developing, engineering, and administering an enterprise-grade API management platform (e.G. NGINX, Apigee, Akana, Kong)
  • Extensive experience with AWS, Azure, or a cloud-hosted environment
  • Expert knowledge of HTTP/HTTPS protocol, Web APIs, XML, YAML, JSON, SOA/Web services and best practices
  • Strong knowledge of RESTful services
  • Experience in delivering software through entire SDLC process
  • Hands-on experience with OAuth, RSA, SSL, and various security tools and technologies
  • Must be interested in exploring new technologies, and have a desire to push your skillset outside of your comfort zone
  • Must be able to prioritize projects and tasks while adhering to the overall Information Technology and security standards
  • Must be capable of leading meetings and discussions focused on the creation of the overall solution versus the underlying technology
  • Must be committed to incorporating security into all decisions and daily job responsibilities
  • Demonstrated customer service support ethic and focus to deliver the highest, most consistent level of customer service to our customers and partners
  • Ability to participate in our on-call rotation schedule for incident response and maintenance activities
  • Must be committed to incorporating security into all decisions and daily job responsibilities
It Would Be Great, but Not Required, if You Had:
  • Experience operating in an Agile development environment
  • Experience developing, engineering, and/or administering the Kong Enterprise API platform
  • Experience working with Restful APIs
  • Experience writing in LUA and/or Vagrant
  • Experience working with Chef, Jenkins, CloudFormation, Terraform, or similar tools
  • Experience working with Linux and networking
  • Experience engineering security and governance (data & system, authentication & authorization)
  • Experience programming with OS level (bash) scripting, AWS resource deployment, security configuration and the well architected framework, XML/JSON
  • transformation and PostGres, as well as previous work with plugin development, modification and integration preferred

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