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API Technical Lead

Job Title: API Technical Lead
Contract Type: Contract
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 12 Months +
REF: 14866/002_1530805778
Contact Name: Dominic Parker
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

CONTRACT - API Technical Lead - London - Public Sector - OUTSIDE IR35 - 12 Months

API Technical Lead


I'm currently looking for an API Technical Lead to work in a Public/Private API, Web Interface development team to:

  • Identify needs,
  • Assess security requirements
  • Design and develop the required components
  • Document the low-level design
  • Provide in-depth technology input to other technology stakeholders
  • Conduct a code review periodically


  • Experience of successfully designing and implementing Public and Private API frameworks in cloud.
  • Experience of design and implementation of API policy management frameworks and API Gateways (APIGee, CA, AWS API Gateway etc.).
  • Experience in API security (SOAP/REST) and industry standard best practices to secure a public/private API hosted in cloud.
  • Experience of successfully delivering digital solutions that collect and manage personal and/or sensitive information with appropriate controls and protection.
  • Experience of implementing API in AWS cloud utilising AWS products and services.
  • Hands-on experience of Java, API Gateways, SOAP & Resful APIs, JWT, JWS/JWE, JOSE.
  • Experience of documenting low level design and ability to work in an established design and governance process.


  • Experience of successfully and collaboratively working, coaching and sharing knowledge with Public Sector client teams, particularly those with limited agile development experience
  • Experience of successfully design, implementation and migration of SOAP based API services from legacy technologies utilising Amazon AWS.
  • Experience of migrating applications and services from traditional data centre and infrastructure, network, to AWS cloud.
  • Experience of migrating services off PSN to public cloud infrastructure.
  • Have existing, valid SC Clearance

Please send your up to date CV for immediate consideration.