API Management Architect

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Make an impact by working for sectors where technology is the enabler, where everything is ground-breaking and there’s a constant need to be innovative. Be part of the team that combines business knowledge, technological edge and a design experience - who complement and help each other in developing solutions and experiences for digital clients. Face challenges and learn other ways of thinking and seeing the world. There’s always room for your energy and creativity.  

About the role

We are looking for an API Management Architect to reinforce our teams working for projects within the Telco Industry. The API Architect is primarily responsible for designing REST APIs, following best practices for API design, maintaining, and enhancing APIs landscape, implementing API Management principles.

This position represents an opportunity to undertake different responsibilities including development, functional and technical analysis, while working for an international client. 

Your responsibilities will be:

  • Produce required design specifications based on REST and API Design best practices;
  • Contributes in the strategy of API management, devising milestones and KPIs for the evolution of API management program;
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to lead architecture discussions and align requirements;
  • Act as an API subject matter expert to promote API-based digital solutions/products;
  • Mentor API developers and testers on best practices and design decisions (API First approach);
  • Act as a liaison for the Product Management team to commercialize solutions with partners and customers;
  • Produce developer-friendly documentation, tutorials, sample code, etc. to support adoption and API traffic growth;
  • Establishes API marketplace for internal and external stakeholders and partners .

What are we looking for?

  • +5 years of experience in Solution Architect focus in the API Management domain.
  • Detailed knowledge of API gateway components and architecture (Apigee, WSO2, IBM API Connect, etc.);
  • Experience in TMFORUM Open API initiative;
  • Experience in architecting and developing API based solutions for scalable, distributed systems;
  • Experience in monetization schemes, direct and in-direct monetization
  • In-depth understanding of related standards and design patterns e.g. HTTP, REST, SOAP, XML, JSON;
  • Experience in API/application security standards e.g. HTTPS, SSL, OAuth, OIDC, SAML, JWT, SAML, etc;
  • Experience in modelling APIs with OpenAPI specifications (YAML);
  • Experience in writing software in one or more languages is desired e.g. Java, JavaScript and/or Node.js, Python, etc. is preferred;
  • Experience in Agile delivery methodology;
  • Experience in developer community management and developer portal is a plus (CMS systems such as Drupal, Wordpress);
  • Experience in telecommunication systems (BSS,OSS etc.);
  • Experience in EAI/ESB software-tools (TIBCO, WebMethods, IBM, JBOSS, Mule etc.) is desired;
  • Ability to quickly learn, understand and work with new and emerging technologies, methodologies, and solutions;

Personal traits:

  • Ability to adapt to different contexts, teams and Clients
  • Teamwork skills but also sense of autonomy
  • Motivation for international projects and ok if travel is included
  • Willingness to collaborate with other players
  • Strong communication skills


We want people who like to roll up their sleeves and open their minds. Believe this is you? Come join the Team! 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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