API APIGEE Sr. Developer

Alex Smith,
NPV Staffing LLC
Reply to:   alex.s@npvstaffing.com

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API APIGEE Sr. Developer

DUration: 6 months+

Location: Warren, NJ


API Development – Candidate Requirements

API Specification

• Experience of analyzing business and technical interface     requirements related to APIs

• Ability to classify API function into discrete categories, such as experience APIs, process

   APIs and System APIs

• Knowledge and experience to identify re-use in APIs and design API specifications as


• Ability to define an API specification to Open API Specification format (Swagger)

• Knowledge of best practice design with APIs; resource naming, verb usage, URI params

   Vs query params

• Design of reusable datatypes/models and return data formats

• Creation of example data output

• Ability to clearly describe the functions of APIs in text and using common specification

• Work with product owners and API consumers (developers) to review API specification

    Input/output and refine as necessary


API Creation

• Usage of API stub/scaffold code creation tools, like Swagger Codegen, direct from


• Experience in coding in preferred GSK programming languages, Java, nodejs, possibly

   Some limited others

• Experience of common preferred frameworks, such as Spring Boot and other commonly

   Used libraries

• Ability to use and understand creation of reusable samples and templates

• Knowledge of facilities for integration of backend resources using standard open source

   Libraries or standard APIs (such as Azure Service SDKs)

• Experience of build toolchains associated with preferred GSK programming languages,

   E.g. Java maven

• Ability to follow and define operational features for APIs, such as status availability



CH Tech Innovation and Platforms

• Ability to conform to GSK published technical specifications for development and API

   Internal operational management requirements, such as logging, metrics, tracing and


• Follow requirement to ensure all code passes code scanning, and is secure by default

• Ensure appropriate quality coding by performing peer code reviews

• Knowledge of automated testing techniques, and requirement to include unit and

   Integration testing as code (min 80% code coverage expected)

• Experience of requirements of API Management platforms in interfacing with deployed

   APIs, e.g. security, API-key validation

• Experience in creating client SDK stubs and samples for API consumer use


API Build and Deployment

• Expected ability to create automated deployment build steps to deploy to Azure

• Knowledge of GitHub and ensure all code is stored solely on GSK GitHub resources

• Knowledge of Azure DevOps pipelines and configuring build pipelines

• Knowledge of requirements for Azure DevOps pipelines to automatically deploy to Azure

   (e.g. service principals)


API Management and Monitoring

• Knowledge of online tools for API Specification creation, such as Swagger UI, Google

   Apigee Develop or Mule soft Design Centre

• Knowledge of API governance requirements and procedures

• Experience in designing and deploying API platform governance controls and

   Implications on APIs

• Experience of managing multiple environments

• Knowledge of best practice for creating content for GSK Developer Portals

• Experience of integrating with availability monitoring tools, in the API platform and




Thank you,
Alex Smith |IT  Recruiting 
e-mail: alex.s@npvstaffing.com 

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