API Specialist (Java)

Media, Pennsylvania 19063 | contract

Post Date: 04/12/2018 Job ID: 16122 Industry: JAVA
API Specialist – Java  - Web API Integration Engineer
Media, PA

Our client is looking for a candidate passionate about API design and documentation to join their Integrations team. Looking for an individual with rich experience in API design to contribute to both the standardization of an existing API and the development of utilities to aide in the generation of API documentation.

  • Develop web-based applications using Java and open source technologies (Spring, Hibernate, Struts, SQL, Web Services, Tomcat, Maven, etc.). 
  • Develop utilities to improve consistencies of API service implementations
  • Analyze the current API implementation to determine common design patterns 
  • Produce documentation indicating best practices for our future API design 
  • Develop utilities to aide developers in quickly building new services following our best practices 
  • Work to improve API validation routines and make them self-documenting 
  • Develop a means of generating API documentation for all core services 
  • Create a platform for leveraging core API documentation in implementation-specific workflow documentation 
  • Improvecurrent API testing facilities to more thoroughly test the implementation of our services against the established best practices 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field 
  • 5+ years of object-oriented development experience, Java preferred 
  • 3+ years of web development experience including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and MVC 
  • 3+ years of SQL development experience 
  • 5+ years of API design/documentation experience; Prefer several different APIs (REST API experience a must) 
  • Proven ability to adapt well in a fast paced environment 

API Specialist – Java  - Web API Integration Engineer - 16122
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