Raytheon Technologies Staff API Architect in Bengaluru, India
Embassy Tech Village, 4th Floor Building 2B, Marathahalli, Devarabeesanahalli Village, Varthur Hobli, Bangalore, India
Job Description for API Architect role
API Architect – Job DescriptionPosition: API ArchitectExperience: 10 - 15 yearsEducational Qualification: BE/B-Tech/ME-M-Tech OR Any equivalent Degree.
Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.
Do you want to be part of a new, exciting initiative to combine foundational IT with new digital technologies? Our Digital Technology team is driving business efficiencies and a better customer experience by connecting technologies, people, information and processes. From making aircraft more electric, intelligent and integrated to building new software platforms such as Internet of Things, big data, artificial intelligence, and blockchain, there’s no better place to be right now than in digital. If you’re an agile thinker who enjoys utilizing modern technology to make big improvements, then you’re a perfect fit for this team. Join Collins Aerospace to help us revolutionize the aerospace industry today!
As part of the Digital Technologies Enterprise Architect team, you'll help drive digital transformation by contributing to our growing API adoption. This initiative is a key component to the enablement of our portfolio of aerospace digital products.
In the API Architect role, you will use your experience in the specification and development of APIs to help generate revenue and drive reuse. Experience designing and operating API management platforms (e.g. Apigee) is required.
The Expertise We’re Looking For
5+ years in architecture and/or experience including the following:
Track record leading API management architecture definition and managing execution to achieve the desired target state
Experience providing formal assessment of proposed platform (e.g. publisher portal, developer portal, API products) design specifications
Partnering with cross-functional team (e.g. infrastructure, cyber, development) to ensure smooth deployments and sustainable performance of the platform
Working with product managers, service owners, business leaders and other stakeholders to define the product roadmap and future state vision
Advocating for automation and continuous feature delivery to rapidly respond to stakeholder requirements
Executing proof-of-concept activities to help design and validate proposed future state concepts and architectures
Designing of the APIs to support client user experiences on various channels (web, mobile, etc.), as well as integrations with partners.
Providing guidance and messaging around industry standards and best practices for the implementation of APIs
Knowledge of IT audit, regulatory, and compliance in the Aerospace and Defense industry is a plus
The Purpose of Your Role
Partner with peers, business leaders, product managers and the broader digital technology community, to architect for today, to re-imagine the future and to bridge from today to that future.
Practices a customer-focused approach, driven to listen and fully understand the request. Willingness to go beyond organizational boundaries to address challenges.
Applies wide and deep domain expertise to key solution and application designs. Is aware of associated domain areas, and also of proposed domain plans in the future via external organizations.
Creates new models and supervises amendments to existing models. Can extract the appropriate data to enable "what if" discussions with appropriate stakeholders.
Understands the business objectives and supporting systems and process in at least one major area. Uses business language in discussions with business stakeholders.
Leads cross-functional teams focused on technical planning, IT solution design and technology options and total cost of ownership and total value choices.
Create and Articulate future state architecture via a Narrative document, complemented by a detailed Strategy, which contains all of the relevant Architecture & Design artifacts enabling the business strategy and delivering value our customers will recognize.
Additionally, it is expected that the proposed future state architecture has been validated with proofs-of-concepts / minimum viable products.
A detailed API Management plan developed & reviewed with respect to digital enterprise systems regarding the evolution from the Current to Future State architectures.
Stay abreast of industry trends and regulations affecting your business partners.
Conduct maturity self-assessment of DT and provide recommendation to become market competent
Resilient and Adaptable - Quickly adapt to changing market and organizational priorities
The Skills You Bring
Extensive knowledge of architectures for APIs and API Management
Hands-on experience building and operating API management platforms, including on Apigee
Experience working with compliance and security to define standards for APIs and API management
Fluent in multiple integration patterns and middleware platforms
Comfortable interacting directly with customers on API standards and best practices
Experience applying Agile methodology, including participation in ceremonies as part of a development team
Cloud native implementation experience across multiple platforms (e.g. AWS, Google) and languages (e.g. Node.js, .NET)
Development languages (e.g. Node.js, .NET)
AWS and Azure Services (e.g. API Gateway, WAF, Serverless)
Drupal and Liferay portal platforms
Authentication & Authorization technologies (e.g. OAuth, SAML)
Enterprise continuous integration and layered testing principles
Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.
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