API Designer

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Do you have experience in producing and delivering high-quality API’s? Have you got extensive programming experience in an OO language and are looking to work on projects that are out of this world? Then look no further, this role could be for you!

We are currently recruiting for an API Designer on behalf of one of the UK’s leading Space and Satellite companies who are based in London.


  • Provide design and thought leadership within the team to convert business requirements and needs into coherent solution designs utilizing the integration design patterns
  • Establish an efficient collaborative working relationship with business stakeholders, technical teams, delivery teams, and third parties
  • Provide adoption support and troubleshooting for customer enquiries and incidents
  • Work with business stakeholders to understand requirements during the conceptual stage with a view to exploiting best practices and core features of the processes and technology deployed
  • Contribute to concurrent projects
  • Assist third party development teams to deliver high value and quality APIs
  • Mentor, develop and support team members in delivering sustainable solution designs in a consistent and structured way that deliver business outcomes
  • Keep abreast of new industry developments and gain an understanding of how new and emerging technologies
  • Partner with key internal and external stakeholders to analyse documented business and operational requirements to determine the best solution that meets the business needs
  • Analyse and assess requirements to identify upstream and downstream system and process impacts to proactively communicate impacts, risks, and solutions to other technology and business owners

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • Extensive programming experience in an OO language (i.e., Python, C++, C#, Java)
  • Excellent understanding of the Linux operating system
  • Comfortable working in an agile development environment
  • Experience designing and developing REST API’s
  • Exposure to distributed systems, container technologies, high availability, and cloud environments (particularly AWS)
  • Hands-on experience building automated tests
  • Excellent knowledge of container platforms such as Docker or Kubernetes.
  • Ability to work independently, with limited supervision, while participating fully as a member of the Integration Services team
  • Excellent spoken and written communication. Assertive and confident raising action points with senior individuals
  • Experience of working in a highly augmented environment with multiple partners and suppliers

Tagged as: WMS, HDFS, saml, oauth, oidc, SQL, WPS, Docker, WFS, Kubernetes, WCS, linux, Microservices, DEVOPS

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