• Director, API Center of Excellence

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    Product Management
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  • Overview

    Axway’s API Management Center of Excellence is recruiting a leader to build and lead a team of Digital Mentors to be the thought leaders interfacing to provide cutting edge innovation in the rapidly growing API Management space. If you are seeking the opportunity to travel the world, innovate alongside the top international technology companies, and be recognized as THE expert in the rapidly growing API and Microservices industry, then we want you to be a member of Axway’s API Management Center of Excellence. 


    API Management optimizes the digital business value chain with API lifecycle management, secure integration services, monitoring, and analytics. It is a part of the Axway AMPLIFY™ data integration and engagement platform, which offers app development to help companies innovate faster and engage better with their ecosystem of customers, partners, suppliers, and internal and external developer communities. As a Digital Mentor, you will be challenged to engage on the following levels:



    • Lead developers and key corporate decision makers along their API journey roadmap through strategic innovation and thought leadership.


    • Create best practices and innovate new services and solutions by leveraging experiences gained from working with leading enterprise API development organizations and bleeding edge industry experts.


    • Engage with international API Developers as they architect, develop, and deploy API Services to meet the constantly growing needs of their business.


    • Experience building, managing and leading teams
    • Proven ability to set the strategy and guide a team towards execution of the strategy
    • Ability to mentor and provide career development for team members
    • Proven track record working with agile methodologies and software development lifecycle processes
    • Strong knowledge and experience employing CI/CD (Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery) methodologies and tooling
    • Experience designing, implementing, and deploying cloud native applications
    • Deep background and experience with containerization, orchestration engines, and application definition tools – minimally Docker, Kubernetes, and HELM required
    • Well versed in DevOps methodologies and culture in addition to experience with various toolchain applications (VSTS, Artifactory, Jenkins, Bamboo, GIT, Ant, Maven, Puppet, CHEF, Ansible, JIRA, etc)
    • Design, development, and keen comprehension of application security best practices, data protection principles, and authentication protocols (SAML, OAuth, and LDAP)
    • Experience designing and implementing APIs using an API First approach in addition to expertise in API related technologies such as SOAP, JSON, XML, REST, Swagger, RAML, and WSDL.
    • Excellent comprehension of API Management concepts and experience using API Management solutions namely Google Apigee, CA Layer 7, IBM API Connect, or Mulesoft
    • Highly experienced with back-end programming languages: Go, NodeJS, Java, PHP, and Python
    • Proficient experience using JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as AngularJS, BackboneJS, and ReactJS
    • Disciplined yet creative approach to problem-solving
    • Strong curiosity-driven desire to become an expert
    • Ability to manage multiple work streams while maintaining high level of customer satisfaction
    • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
    • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic highly visible environment
    • High level of ownership and accountability
    • Bachelor's degree required 


    Axway is an EEO and AA Employer


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