API Development Manager (ID:3318)

Position Id
London ON
Job Type
Full-Time Regular

The Client:

Our client is the industry-leading provider of vehicle data, technology and inventory merchandising solutions that power the automotive ecosystem.

Job Description:

As our API Management Developer you will become the master of API management. Nothing will be beyond your administrative control. While our main focus is the utilization of Akana, we are happy to train those with experience in other API management platforms or seasoned Developers looking to specialize. What kinds of things will you be involved with? Great question! You can look forward to supporting integrated teams that span Security, Policies, Documentation, Testing, Logging and more. This role also works closely with Delivery Unit stakeholders to review requirements, validate designs, create work estimates, develop software and verify product releases.

What you will achieve in this role:

  • Research, recommend and implement improvements and customizations to the API Developers portal
  • Lead and update the integration of Akana with other upstream and downstream internal dependencies (SalesForce, ELK, Okta)
  • Lead Akana environment upgrades including testing and communicating new Akana features
  • Report and follow up on Akana issues using Akana’s issue reporting system
  • Facilitate implementation of automated testing of Akana’s API
  • Design and code software applications from business and technical specifications
  • Develop and execute unit, component, and integration level tests to verify requirements are met
  • Ensure coding standards and product quality targets are met through the completion of code reviews
  • Investigate and resolve complex technical issues for assigned projects
  • Contribute to the creation of technical and end user product documentation

What you must bring to this role:

  • Post-secondary education in Computer Science or Software Engineering
  • Experience with Akana API Management Platform preferred
  • Experience with any of the following API Management platforms considered an asset; BROADCOM / CA Technologies / Layer 7, Apigee, MuleSoft, Amazon API Gateway, TIBCO, WSO2, IBM DataPower
  • 3-5 years of software development experience with languages such as Java
  • Experience with Java application servers
  • Experience with web servers such as Apache HTTP Server
  • Experience with version control software such as Git
  • Experience with build tools such as Maven
  • Experience with continuous integration tools such as Jenkins or TeamCity
  • Experience with relational and non-relational database design and development
Only those who are qualified will be contacted.
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