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Kforce API Solution Architect in San Ramon, California

Kforce has a client in search of an API Solution Architect in San Ramon, CA.Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for evaluating, architecting and leading the implementation of enterprise application integration solutions that support business and technology needs

  • Partners with the various teams in the Bank to provide design and technical expertise, drive best practices, and ensure the creation of a robust and flexible integration architecture to meet the Bank's business objectives

  • Design API and services interfaces (XML/JSON)

  • Defines and implements consistent integration architecture and technology governance practices for the Bank, throughout the planning and delivery cycles; Provides both technology and architecture oversight and governance as part of this process

  • Defines conceptual approaches and solutions architecture for Bank applications and integration among applications and services

  • Creates conceptual and software architecture documents using industry best practices for documenting architecture; Considers both business and technical audiences

  • Expert knowledge of SoftwareAG WebMethods, CA Gateway, MuleSoft/Boomi and other iPaaS platforms

  • Collaborates with development groups and software vendors to identify and define solutions for complex global business requirements; Collaborates with internal partners to define application standards, conventions and best practices including compliance with security requirements

  • Understands and promotes the role of architectural best practices; Communicates effectively with all key constituents and actively promotes the needs and benefits of governance, architecture and standards

Other Job Duties:

  • Builds strong cross-organizational relationships and effectively influences staff across the IT organization and broader enterprise

  • Provides cross-application subject matter expertise for Bank solutions

  • Bachelor's degree Information Technology/Computer Science

  • Requires 10 years minimum of prior relevant experience

  • Requires highest knowledge and mastery of multiple job areas typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience

  • Viewed as the leading expert and/or resource within the field by peers within and outside the organization

  • Builds and maintains strong vendor relationship and ensures that Bank and the vendor operate in concert to maximize the returns from purchased software and services

  • Experience with architecting and developing solutions for highly scalable, highly available systems

  • Experience with service oriented architecture (SOA), Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) technology and other middleware technologies

  • Excellent architecture documentation and modeling skills

  • Expert level knowledge of Software AG WebMethods 8.x and 9.x Integration Server and related technologies

  • Strong knowledge of IBM MQ messaging products

  • Strong Knowledge of SOAP, REST, JMS and PUB/SUB Pattern

  • Solid knowledge of Java SE, Java EE, XML, XML Schema, XSD, XSLT/XPath and JSON technologies

  • Knowledge of CA Technologies API Gateway (Layer 7) and policy design is a big plus

  • Software AG WebMethods Integration Server performance tuning experience a plus

  • Prefer experience in the financial services industry

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours