Java Spring Boot / Microservices Developer with API Gateway Knowledge

Salary Competitive

Role descriptions:

We are looking for an experienced senior developer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology and services industry with a primary focus on financial technologies and services. You will be working with fantastic teams on exciting software projects utilizing containers to deploy highly available applications. You will join a team responsible for ensuring and enabling highly available and high-performance inter-service communications for both synchronous and asynchronous communication. The team heavily uses hosted services from AWS, such as EKS, and hosts a Kafka distributed streaming platform in the cloud. 

Required experience/competencies:

  • A Degree in Computer Science, IT, or a similar field; a Master’s is a plus.

  • Hands-on Development experience working with APIs and API Gateway products.

  • Design and implement gateway policies – e.g. for exposing APIs, automation of API ecosystem.

  • Advanced knowledge of the implementation of API service architectures (SOAP, REST) with one of the market-leading API management tools such as AWS API Gateway and/or Kong and/or WSO2 and/or Apigee, etc.,

  • Deploying cloud-native applications and monitoring and supporting a Kubernetes environment.

  • In-depth knowledge of backend server components, APIs, and performance tuning.

  • Technical knowledge in a PaaS, SaaS, and IaaS environment.

  • Engineering of API Gateway enhancements, e.g. self-services for DevOps, log integration, improvements for monitoring and capacity management.

  • Engineer and execute infrastructure lifecycle tasks on our API Gateways.

  • Contribute to 3rd level support (troubleshooting) and support of incident, change, and problem management processes in collaboration with clients, 2nd level support and providers.

  • Knowledge of WebSocket APIs, REST, XML, JSON, SOA/Web services, and Internet/network security standards (WS Security, OAUTH2.0 (incl. grant types and scopes), OpenID Connect, JWT, etc.)

  • Experience with network protocols and technologies: TCP/IP, SMTP, FTP, HTTP, DNS, VPN, LDAP, Internet.

  • Profound experience in HTTP, XML/XSD, JSON, SOAP, REST, and the various Web Service standards (WS-*)

  • Experience as a developer of Web service-based integration scenarios, adept at working with testing tools such as SoapUI, Postman, and WebSocket utilities.

  • Comprehensive understanding of mobile, cloud, on-premise, and hybrid solutions as well as containers and delivery platforms.

  • Understand microservice patterns and concepts and how to apply them to problem-solving.

  • Technical knowledge in a PaaS, SaaS, and IaaS environment.

Location: Stockholm

Assignment period: 1 to 2 years.

Seniority level: Senior

Hours per week: 40


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Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Work life balance
Work life balance

Carve out time for your kids, friends and personal cider projects.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Pension plan
Pension plan

We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.

Healthcare insurance
Healthcare insurance

Break a leg! Seriously, we got you covered in our company healthcare plan.

Maternity / paternity leave
Maternity / paternity leave

Kids are the future, go spend time with them.

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Stockholm IT Academy

We are a growing tech start-up located in the heart of Stockholm, Sweden. Our mission is to unlock the potential of devoted individuals by making dream-like careers in IT accessible to everyone. SITA prepares, trains, and guides new and experienced personnel on their path to start new roles in flourishing start-ups, scale-ups, agencies, and large global powerhouses. Beyond educating full-stack developers, QA, DevOps and Data Engineers SITA offers consulting, staffing and outsourcing services across Europe. We collaborate with our partners to find and locate the best individual talent while fostering successful businesses internationally.

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