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Information Systems Architect/Southlake, TX 6 mth+ contract
Ref No.: 18-00816
Location: Southlake, Texas
Position Type:Contract
Role: Information Systems Architect
Location: Southlake, TX  
Duration: 6 mth+ contract  

H1's OK, No OPT


• Install, upgrade and manage Apigeee Edge infrastructure 
• Implement a highly scalable Apigee infrastructure using advanced monitoring capabilities, alerting and build automation 
• Automate environment builds using tools such as Ansible 
• Install and manage Drupal based API developer portal 
• Implement and manage CI /CD pipeline for API proxies 
• Implement end to end security for APIs using Apigee Edge platform. 
• Provision users and assign roles on Apigee Edge and Developer portal 
• Identify technical dependencies and roadblocks proactively and work with cross-functional teams to remove them. 

• BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related software engineering field, or equivalent practical experience. 
• Experience architecting and implementing API and integration technologies in a distributed, server-based enterprise-class environment using a combination of technologies such as REST, SOAP, XML, JSON, OpenAPI, JavaScript, Python, J2EE, Java, Node.js 
• Experience with cloud hosting, architectural principles in security, distributed computing, and Developer Operations experience, such as: Linux Administration, Git, Chef, Puppet, Maven, Ansible, etc. 
• Experience with API Security, API Key Validation, TLS, Protection against Content-based Attacks, Authentication, Authorization and Identity, Traffic Management, Token Management 
• Experience with API design, Analytics, Apigee Developer portal, end to end solution security 
• Experience with Scrum based delivery and DevOps 
• Experience with API implementation and life cycle management 
• Experience with restful and soap service design 

Preferred Qualifications 
• Experience with or good understanding of private, public and hybrid cloud design considerations and limitations in the areas of virtualization and global infrastructure, distributed systems, load balancing and networking, and security. 
• Understanding of public cloud platforms (i.e. Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, etc). 
• Ability to facilitate development and communication of solutions to technical and business stakeholders, with effective listening, critical thinking and problem solving skills. 
• Ability to collaborate, build consensus, and drive technical decisions with customer stakeholders.