• Lead Apigee Technical Consultant

    Job Location(s) US-National
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/27/2018 12:00 PM)
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    Technology Experts - Technical Consultant
  • Overview



    At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.


    We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.


    About Our EPS  - API Practice

    Perficient’s Emerging Platform Solutions (EPS) combines Perficient’s API Management, Integration and IoT practices. Our centers of excellence around API/SOA/Integration combine deep technology and management consulting skills with the experience to deliver business value to our clients.


    Perficient’s Emerging Platform Solutions (EPS) – API Management practice delivers enterprise-level solutions and services in the API and API management space which has quickly become one of the cornerstones of the modern IT landscape. Our group has been at the forefront of Perficient’s integration services for the last 15 years delivering large-scale, mission-critical middleware implementations in healthcare, telecom, energy, and many other verticals. The extension of APIs and API management is a natural evolution for the skills of our talented team of consultants.


    Our EPS – API Management practice is a dynamic, fast-growing team that combines deep expertise with in-depth understanding of APIs and API Management, the value it provides, and the capabilities it enables in technology application areas like mobile, microservices, and IOT. Our committed and talented consultants ensures successful project delivery for customers. We speed adoption of these new technologies through reusable, time-tested frameworks and best practices. We are passionate about delivering exceptional, innovative technology solutions. Working with the team will be exciting, educational, and fun.


    Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Lead Apigee Technical Consultant in our National EPS Practice.  This position is located in NY, we prefer local candidates but will consider those who wish to relocate. Will also consider remote with extensive travel. 


    Job Overview:


    As a Lead Technical Consultant you will participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle which includes estimating, technical design, implementation, documentation, testing, deployment and support of application developed for our clients. As a member working in a team environment you will work with solution architects and developers on interpretation/translation of wireframes and creative designs into functional requirements, and subsequently into technical design.



    • This position is located in NY, we prefer local candidates but will consider those who wish to relocate. Will also consider remote with extensive travel. 
    • Lead the technical planning & requirements gathering phases including estimate, develop, test, manage projects, architect and deliver.
    • Serve as a technical lead and mentor.  Provide technical support or leadership in the development and continual improvement of service.
    • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with team members.
    • Demonstrate the ability to adapt and work with team members of various experience level.
    • Design and develop REST APIs using Apigee
    • Implement requirements of the API layer like security, custom analytics, throttling, caching, logging, monetization, request and response modifications etc. using Apigee
    • Convert web services from SOAP to REST or vice-versa, using Apigee API management platform
    • Create custom policies in Java, JavaScript, Node js, Python etc in Apigee
      Build and create shared flows for Error Handling, Security and other scenarios as deemed necessary
    • Design and develop API platform to connect to various disparate backend systems for seamless data exchange
    • Build API developer portal for service providers to on board app developers, add API documentation and customize using drupal
    • Experience in Drupal portal with ability to extend functionality using Drupal modules
    • Create REST API documentation using Swagger and YAML or similar tools
    • Standardize the CI/CD setup for Apigee for automated deployment
    • Automation of API testing using cucumber apickli or other testing frameworks
    • Work as Dev-Ops for all Apigee related requests.



    • This position is located in NY, we prefer local candidates but will consider those who wish to relocate. Will also consider remote with extensive travel.  
    • Passionate coders with 3-5 years of application development experience.

    • More than 3 years of experience in Apigee and any API Management Tool

    • Strong hands on experience with one of the programming language like Java, Javascript., NodeJS

    • Strong software design and programming fundamentals of JAVA and REST Architecture

    • Client facing or consulting experience highly preferred.

    • Skilled problem solvers with the desire and proven ability to create innovative solutions.

    • Flexible and adaptable attitude, disciplined to manage multiple responsibilities and adjust to varied environments.

    • Future technology leaders- dynamic individuals energized by fast paced personal and professional growth.

    • Phenomenal communicators who can explain and present concepts to technical and non-technical audiences alike, including high level decision makers.

    • Bachelor’s Degree in MIS, Computer Science, Math, Engineering or comparable major.

    • Solid foundation in Computer Science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design.

    • Knowledge and experience in developing software using agile methodologies.

    • Proficient in authoring, editing and presenting technical documents.

    • Ability to communicate effectively via multiple channels (verbal, written, etc.) with technical and non-technical staff.

    • This is a role with our National Practice and will require extensive travel. 

    Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 


    More About Perficient


    Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.


    Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.


    Perficient is an award-winning Premier Level IBM Business Partner, a Microsoft National Service Provider and Gold Certified Partner, an Oracle Platinum Partner, an Adobe Business Solution Partner, and a Salesforce Platinum Consulting Partner.


    Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. 




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