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IT Technical Expert (API Management)

Ref: 170 Date Posted: Wednesday 13 Jan 2021
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Spectrum Search are delighted to be recruiting for an IT Technical Expert within API Management for a long term freelance / contract position for our client based in Geneva. This position can be fully remote if you are based in Athens, Greece, Brussels, Belgium or Luxembourg.

Contract Length: 12 Months +

Daily rate: 370 EURO per day

Tasks of the IT Technical Expert API:

  • Gather and document APIs and API Management requirements after in-depth consultations with all relevant stakeholders;
  • Implement a working API Management prototype based on an open-source solution (e.g., WSO2 or similar);
  • Work with other dev teams to include in the prototype a diverse set of APIs from the major stakeholders;
  • Integrate the prototype with security controls (e.g. OpenAM authentication server, log reporting);
  • Troubleshoot any technical and API issues as needed;
  • Engage all the relevant stakeholders and promote a knowledge-sharing environment;
  • Write a detailed technical proposal for a long-term API Management solution;
  • Conduct technical review activities to keep up-to-date with the latest practices and technologies.


  • University IT degree in related subject and at least 10 years of relevant experience;
  • Proven and extensive experience in designing, building prototypes and commissioning production-level API Management solutions;
  • Extensive experience with APIs, security standards, API schemas and directory services;
  • Software development background;
  • Hands-on UNIX/Linux experience;
  • Cloud/AWS knowledge and experience (AWS API Gateway, computing services);
  • Experience in troubleshooting complex API issues;
  • Experience with REST, SOAP and HTTP protocols;
  • Good knowledge of OAuth2, OIDC, SAML;
  • Hands on experience with OAS/Swagger, RAML;
  • Good knowledge of LDAP, Active Directory;
  • Very good knowledge and experience of at least one programming language and its related tools (e.g., Java, Maven);
  • Excellent communication skills; spoken and written English
  • Experience working in Agile is an asset.

This is an excellent long term project for a IT Technical Expert to work in an exciting and dynamic company working in an international, multilingual and multicultural environment where you can expect real chances to make a difference.

Please do not hesitate to apply!

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