Java Developer

IT - Technology Analyst | Java | Springboot Contract

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of Client WPB, with responsibility for API Design, aligned to value streams.
  • Collaborate with API Service Architects/Solution architects to understand API standards and solution design and produce API design as per the established API best practice design/development principles
  • Work with Global Enterprise/Solution Architects to review end - to-end technical design.
  • Review/Ensure the technical design is technically coherent and future proof and compliance with technology standards and regulatory obligations
  • Identify any issues that may arise to delivery risk, formulate preventive actions or corrective measures and timely escalate major project risks issues to senior management
  • Provide professional consultancy/support immediately for application teams queries/requests
  • A successful candidate will understand the details of the application for which an API is to be created, so that an informed decision can be made as to what functionality needs to be exposed, how it needs to be exposed, and what functionality should be included or excluded from API design. Modeling this functionality in an API that addresses all use cases, delivering quality solutions that are easily consumable by API Consumers.
  • For this role we are looking for someone with extensive exposure to API development using a range of different development tools, with experience designing and implementing APIs (REST, JSON).

You will be required to:

  • APD (API Product Design) and ATD (API Technical Design) documentation per API required to support dedicated Value Stream outcomes (supporting all functional and non-functional requirements for all APIs for each VS outcome)
  • Deliver reliable robust resilient and secure software solutions meeting strict operational specifications on a timely basis
  • Define application data and resource model such that the operations and relationships between resources are easily understood.
  • Exhibit critical thinking leading to driving out efficient solutions capable of solving complex business requirements
  • Metadata submissions per API to support API discovery
  • Responsible for ALL APIs to be published with supporting documentation to our strategic API discovery tools, including Exchange.
  • Collaboration on QA test case generation to support efficient and timely testing of APIs
  • Ongoing support to Engineering teams to resolving queries during PI lifecycle
  • Work with SAPI / Platform teams to ensure analysis is validated against system constraints/future states/standards
  • Regularly attend the WPB API Working Group to keep up to date with API Design standards
  • Regularly attend the API Product Design Working Group to ensure product level design decisions are consistent across Value streams.

What you will need to succeed in the role:

  • University Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related discipline
  • Proficient skills in Java, Spring Framework, Web Service, JSON, RAML
  • Knowledge or experience in Enterprise Integration Platform (EIP) and API design with implementation experience on SpringBoot
  • Knowledge and experience of DevOps, Microservice, Restful API, Agile concepts, API Design, Data modelling, RAML and JSON Schema.
  • Knowledge of DevOps tooling such as Jenkins, Git, Jira/Confluence, AppD, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Agile and scrum methodology
  • Strong communication, presentation influencing skills, able to operate well across cultures and in multi-cultural, diverse work environments
  • Strong analytical, design and problem solving skills

Good to have skills:

  • Financial systems and banking
  • Experience with Splunk and App dynamics for monitoring
  • Amazon AWS cloud platforms with Kubernetes
  • Event driven design and architecture
  • JIRA and confluence
  • Excellent team player with ability to work under minimal supervision

Interview Process (Is face to face required?): No

Does this position require Visa independent candidates only? No



  • Job ID: 927710930
  • Location: Buffalo, NY, USA
  • Hours: 40h / week
  • Pay / Salary Range: Negotiable
  • Work Authorization Any
  • Close Date: 16, October 2021
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