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API Solution Architect

Date: Sep 2, 2021

Location: Newark, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  67299 

Job Function/Category:  Information Technology 

Employment Type:  Exempt Full Time 

This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey.  PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.

 

Job Summary

The API Solution Architect is a proven leader specializing in designing and implementing API led integration strategy. In this position, you will drive the API adoption process within the organization - define integration best practices, reference solution architecture and design patterns; design reusable assets, components, standards, frameworks, and processes to support and facilitate data integration; evangelize, mentor, and coach teams. You will develop a secure, scalable governance and operating model, including assessment of new applications and technologies to be integrated. You will help the project teams validate functional and non-functional requirements (e.g. performance, availability and fail-over, scalability, security, etc.),  determine the right integration approach and define the solution design. You will provide primary technical oversight throughout the API lifecycle across all integration initiatives within PSEG IT and ensure that PSEG IT's projects meet standards, guidelines, best practices and architectural principles. You will oversee the utilization of the Anypoint Platform - manage the evolution of architectural roadmaps for new capabilities of the Anypoint Platform. Candidate for this position must be able to play different roles within the team, from lead architect to high-skilled developer and technical team leader to consultant and technical evangelist. You must have a sound understanding of API and technology architecture, very good communication skills, with the ability to adapt them to different audiences along with leading and evangelizing architectural standardization and driving innovation.

Job Responsibilities

  • Be a leader in the Integration C4E. Design and implement API led integration strategy using MuleSoft platform. Drive the adoption process within the organization. Define integration best practices, reference solution architecture and design patterns. Evangelize, mentor, and coach teams on API standards/best practices for APIs.
  • Design reusable assets, components, standards, frameworks, and processes to support and facilitate data integration.
  • Develop a secure, scalable governance and operating model, including assessment of new applications and technologies to be integrated.
  • Provide primary technical oversight throughout the API lifecycle across all integration initiatives within PSEG IT. Ensure that PSEG IT's projects meet standards, guidelines, best practices and architectural principles. Identify architectural or design challenges or risk and pro-actively suggest  solutions to address them. Conduct design & code reviews. Provide technical guidance to the delivery teams to ensure a smooth implementation and remove roadblocks.
  • Oversee the administration and utilization of the Anypoint Platform. Manage the evolution of architectural roadmaps for key capabilities of the Anypoint Platform, showing how new features are released or updated, while reducing technical debt with minimal disruption. Identify opportunities to leverage common solutions for cross-cutting areas.
  • Validate requirements from the business / technical teams, determine the right integration approach and define the solution design.
  • Ensure all non-functional requirements (e.g. performance, availability and fail-over, scalability, security, etc.) are properly articulated, and work with all parties to guarantee that the software products that are delivered meet these objectives.

Job Specific Qualifications

Required

 

•    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline
•    Minimum of 5 years experience as IT architect with a focus on enterprise integration platforms
•    2 full lifecycle implementation of enterprise integration platforms with  architectural responsibilities
•    Expert knowledge of MuleSoft platform capabilities. Desirable to have at least 2 MuleSoft technical certification
•    Deep experience of integration and API architecture, as well as a thorough understanding of industry trends, vendors, frameworks and practices
•    Proven experience in all aspects of API & development lifecycle with focus on solution design & architectures review
•    Proven ability to hands-on quickly prototype solution
•    Proficient in integration / API pattern and technologies
•    Excellent knowledge of SOA/ESB technologies, REST / SOAP web services and API gateways
•    Experience in building CI/CD pipelines
•    Strong team interaction, time management, communication (oral and written) skills, ability to multi-task with minimal supervision
•    Proven track record of leading high performing development teams leading technical conversations, decisions, strategies and review code
•    Proven expertise in directing the efforts of a technical staff
•    Excellent organizational, interpersonal and team building skills
•    Comfortable working in a fast paced and dynamic environment

Minimum Years of Experience

5 years of experience

Education

Bachelors in Computer Science

Certifications

None Noted

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Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information.  Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information.  Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made.  If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer.

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