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Digital Services Engineer
Ref No.: 18-01775
Location: Windsor, Connecticut
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 09/04/2018 to 12/31/2018
Digital Services Engineer

As a Digital Services Engineer for Global Solutions Group you will be responsible for design and implementation of RESTful services across domestic and international mobile and web applications. Develop a transition strategy from legacy monolithic service implementation to a microservice enabled delivery for the organization including technology, development, deployment, security, and operational support practices. Provide guidance to the delivery organizations and mentor API developers while supporting team's portfolio and business commitments.

  • Participate in and drive technical decisions around application and integration service delivery for digital channel consumption.
  • Contribute to digital software and technology strategy across domestic and international assets.
  • Work closely within agile, scrum-based teams to understand the business domain and mobile application requirements that drive analysis, architecture /design and development of APIs. These solutions cross a broad spectrum of technologies and must align with business and IT strategies, comply with the organization's architectural standards while addressing customer needs.
  • Define, refactor and build integration-centric solutions in the context of transition from traditional, legacy platforms to modern service-oriented architectures
  • Implement multi-channel (Web & Mobile) API architecture offerings and providing differentiated end-user experiences through mobile and other personal computing devices.
  • Determine infrastructure configuration details and various application components to support environment, availability, and supportability needs.
  • Assess business problems, system needs, and the external system design. Participate in large-group, coordinated planning sessions; provide effort estimates and timeline commitments.
  • Maintain cutting edge knowledge of current and emerging technologies, industry trends and standards.
  •  Collaborate effectively with others to solve complex problems spanning their respective areas and resolves technological disagreement with informed, rational and collaborative solutions.

  • Technologies and patterns utilized: Spring (Spring Boot), Express (NodeJS), REST and SOAP services, Apache Camel and Django (legacy services)
  • Understanding of REST and SOAP APIs, JSON data, XSLT mappings, JSON Path, etc.
  • Knowledge of API life cycle, microservice architecture, and service orchestration and discovery
  • Understanding of various security patterns: OAuth, JWT, OpenID Connect, and Mutual Auth.
  • Experience with various Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) patterns.
  • Knowledge of 12 factor app concepts
  • Desire and ability to learn new systems and keep abreast with the current technologies. Experience with Kotlin, Typescript is a plus.
  • Well versed with exception handling and monitoring terminologies, both from business and data perspective. Experience working with Splunk, Prometheus, Zipkin is a plus.
  • Experience working within container driven and traditional VM based environment. Openshift experience is a plus.
  • Proficient in self-testing of applications, unit testing and use of mock frameworks, test-driven development (TDD).
  • Character Competencies:
  • Candidate should possess strong analytical and problem solving skills and be technically astute
  • Good verbal and written communication skills that are clear and professional
  • Thrive in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary, cross-functional environment
  • Excellent facilitator who can resolve conflicts and foster collaboration
  • Assertive, enthusiastic, logical person with good negotiation skills
  • Self-motivated individual continuously looking to learn and improve.
  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science preferred.
For more information please contact Erin Chiz at 860-261-2840.​

Since 1995, iTech Solutions Inc., has been providing IT Consulting and Direct Hire Services to the Insurance, Financial, Communications, Manufacturing  and Government sectors with local offices in Connecticut, Minnesota, Colorado,  Massachusetts, Tennessee, North Carolina, and New Jersey / Pennsylvania area. 

Our recruiting strategy is simple, if you want to find qualified IT professionals then use IT professionals to find them.   So at iTech Solutions,  our personnel are all career IT professionals with a wide range of IT experience.  We can honestly say our staff understands the technologies, the complexities of finding and selecting the appropriate personnel and the pressures of running successful IT projects.  

Employer will not sponsor applicants for any employment visas, at hiring or in the future, including but not limited to H-1B visas. Corp-to-Corp or subcontract personnel will not be considered for this position.