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API Lead Application Integration Architect

Company: Comptech Associates Inc.
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Job title: API Lead Application Integration Architect Location: Jersey City, NJ (If contractor, they can work remotely) Duration: 6+ months Summary and Scope Client is the world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer. With operations in 54 countries, Client provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance, and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. The Advanced Engineering department has a need for a well-experienced Application Integration Architect to lead the integration of Open Source based inhouse platforms using Apache Camel, Apache Camunda, Apache Drools, Elastic ELK, Docker and Kubernetes. This is an excellent opportunity to lead and drive a group of engineers to help scale to adopt Client wide as we roll out to new integrations with different business lines. The incumbent will work closely with our platform specialists who provides support for all of the departments' platforms including Client.IO, Renewals Framework, and Speed to Market Products. Responsibilities " Develop flexible, adaptable, modular, and reusable business solution designs in collaboration with product delivery and engineering teams " Account for end to end products delivery - Work closely with Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Architects, and Engineers to ensure alignment of program deliverables to the defined solution " Work with developers closely to review code, enforce best practices, debug critical issues, and conduct performance testing to deliver efficient and performant applications " Build high performing relationships, drive business engagement, manage expectations, align with senior leadership, and working teams on initiative deliverables " Identify technology risk and corresponding mitigation strategies " Implement appropriate solution architecture governance processes and tools as defined by enterprise architecture while ensuring the solution focuses on design patterns and technology standards " Adopt Agile and DevOps practices in collaboration with the business, architecture group, program management, and operations teams " Explore, evaluate and promote technology innovation within the Client enterprise " Evaluate, learn and assist teams with open source technology solutions " Create hands-on engineering/architecture experience " Guide and mentor development teams on sound design and coding principles, best practices in APIs, Micro Services, and Cloud environments Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities " Bachelor's Degree, Computer Science or Engineering degrees preferred " Hands-on Technical Lead who is comfortable working with architects on the solution architecture /design and with engineers to develop detailed design level, implementation, deployment, and testing of the code " Coding experiences and skills required Java/.Net, Sprinboot, ELK, Kafka, MQ, Docker, Kubernetes, API Management (API-M) and Drools Rule Engine, Apache Camel, Camunda, and Azure Cloud " Hands On experience with Kafka, Camel, ELK, Spring Boot Java, Volante/XSLT 3.0 + Kubernetes/Docker Containers " Experience in complex systems integrations to build the automation solutions " Experience with workflow automation implementations using Business Process Management(BPM) tools like Open Text App Works is preferred " Experience in Integration Architectures from Service Bus to API Mediation and Event Bus models; Working Experience with API management tools like Azure API-M " Experience in cloud solution design and implementation of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS and hybrid models " Basic Kubernetes Docker, Linux, Azure skills; must have hands-on Camel skills " Exception and Log Management " Detailed Analysis of requirements " Breakdown of reusable components for the framework for each business process step " Detailed Design flow and documentation of orchestration logic in details " Mapping needs and documentation " Design Custom vs Reusable components " Hands-On research to support development (POC, Sample Codes, Best Practices) " Tap on and consult best practices and standards from the open-source practice organization for integrations " Standard Message format development for end to end solution flow (Kafka messaging) Key Attributes " Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and to interact effectively with internal and external individuals " Track record of high achievement in a team-based and results-oriented culture " Demonstrated passion and ability to leverage technology to evolve and meet client needs " Exceptional analytical and critical thinking skills, with thorough attention to detail " Excellent planning, documentation, and problem-solving skills " Strong business acumen, instinct, and understanding of products, risk appetite, and niches " Track record of high achievement in a team-based and results-oriented culture " Project management ability and drive-for-results orientation to lead the engineering teams globally " Design process solutions per recognized best practices, industry design principles, and conventions " Oversee the design of technical specifications " Provide architectural control of solution designs " Ensure consistency and continuity across the delivery teams utilizing core workflow principles " Solution integrator for technologies/components and offer one single RPA solution " Create and document test procedures and scenarios, and validate test results " Prepare documentation for defects and resolution " Identify and implement opportunities in the solution that will drive continuous improvements in performance, scalability, reliability, and re-usability " Work with the team to effectively code, build and deploy the solution IMPORTANT NOTES (PLEASE DO NOT SEND THIS TO CANDIDATES)

  • AVP level role, 8+ years of experience
  • Looking for somebody who has done integration work utilizing Open Source Technology
  • Spring Boot, Java, Camel are the top 3 mandatory skillsets
  • BMP or API, Kafka, Kubernetes, Docker, would be nice to have
  • If candidate is looking for FT right off the bat, it would be ideal if they were from NY or NJ to work on a hybrid schedule
  • If contractor, they can work remotely

Keywords: Comptech Associates Inc., Jersey City , API Lead Application Integration Architect, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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