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  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Salary£475 - £590 per day
  • Job TypeContract
  • Date posted31-May-19
Major bank is seeking an experienced and highly technical API Solutions Architect with strong experience in areas such as API design & development, Microservices, Java and Mule/Mulesoft to be part of the continued development of API design standards and delivery approach.

You MUST haved strong hands on delivery of API and Microservices Architecture along with relevant standards and processes and ideally will have solid knowledge and experience of architecfure delivery in a digital environment. Preference will be shown to those with a background in banking or financial services although those from other large scale environments such as retail or major consultancies are also welcome.

Technically you should have a broad skillset with as many of the following as possible (These are NOT ALL essential):

* Web design concepts (CSS, HTML, Responsive/Adaptive design, etc)
* Software architectures (Java, JEE, Servlet, JSP, JSF, etc)
* Integration architectures (WebSphere, web services, web apis, WS*, REST, JSON, etc)
* Infrastructure architecture (networking, hardware, virtualisation, automation, etc)
* REST API Design (RAML) and SOAP Services, design standards and principles for both internal and external API production
* Micro Services Architecture
* Agile Development methods
* DevOps tooling & collaboration tools
* Java & Spring (Core, Boot, Integration)

* Database Technologies (RDBMS, e.g. Oracle and No SQL DB, e.g. Mongo DB)
* MuleSoft API Gateway, in addition knowledge of other traditional messaging / integration technologies, e.g. IBM
* Standards: OAuth +OIDC inc. Dynamic Registration, AWS and ForgeRock
* Internal APIs for Entitlements inc. consents, use of Mule Gateway and e-2-e SAML tokens.

Prior experience in a Lead Architecture role, Snr Solutions Architect role or similar senior/lead engineering / or product design role is essential.

ALL Solutions/Technical architects with strong API, Microservices, Java/Spring/Mulesoft type backgrounds AND knowledge within the Digital/Cloud space should apply now.

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