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Hyatt API Architect in CHICAGO, Illinois

PURPOSE: We are looking for an API architect to join a small motivated team responsible for redesigning and modernizing our API strategy

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: The API architect is responsible for designing and implementing an API testing, governance, and management strategy. This will involve assessing existing API management tools, identifying new and missing components, and developing and implementing a migration plan to modernize an existing API gateway environment. Individual should have a holistic view of enterprise solutions and be able to work with existing legacy or brownfield APIs as well as greenfield, taking into consideration governance, security, and application development. Candidate for this position must be able to play both the role of architect as well as high-skilled developer. The API Architect must have a sound understanding of API and technology architecture, very good communication skills, with the ability to adapt them to different audiences.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: * 4 years of experience in a full-time hands-on architect role. * Deep knowledge and experience with an API management platform: e.g. Mulesoft, Kong, Apigee, Zuul, etc * Knowledge of Swagger or other API documentation technologies as well as integration with API portals * Experience with micro-services architecture and REST oriented architectures * Knowledge about API design standards, patterns and best-practices * Hands-on experience in API security standards and implementation (Oauth, OpenId) * Proven track record of acting as SME for API projects * Knowledge and experience designing and implementing SOA and API Governance * Background in strategically aligning, consolidating, and remediating point-to-point integrations with APIs. * Software craftsman who values quality over quantity. * Experience with Agile or Lean development * Demonstrates a commitment to Hyatt core values

PREFERRED SKILLS: * Strong Java skills – including Spring and SpringBoot * Knowledge of ServiceMesh e.g. Istio, and Envoy * Prior experience with Docker and Kubernetes EDUCATION: * Minimum Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent

Primary Location: US-IL-Chicago
Organization: Hyatt Corporate Office
Pay Basis: Yearly
Job Level: Full-time
Job: Technology
Req ID: CHI009520

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