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Senior API Architect

Job Location: Brussels

Regional Description: Belgium

Job Number: 00493035

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Senior API Architect


Job Description

Are you someone who likes to be at the heart of driving technology disruption and digital transformation? As a Senior API Architect at Accenture you can focus on emerging technologies and finding opportunities to architect the next generation, large-scale business systems and infrastructure to our clients. While fast-tracking your career, you’ll have the flexibility to pursue your specialist passions. So, whatever your work and life goals, we’ll help you achieve them. Sooner.


Work you’ll do

As an Accenture Technology professional you are passionate about powering the future with technology. We are at the heart of shaping and driving technology disruption and digital transformation for our clients. We set the direction for Technology, developing the deep specialization to serve all businesses and industries. As technology experts, we build and deliver high-quality and innovative technology solutions that help our clients to be successful and change the way their people and customers experience work, life and entertainment.

As a Senior API Architect you have the unique opportunity as entrepreneurial technology architect to focus on emerging technologies and finding opportunities to architect the next generation, large-scale business systems and infrastructure solutions to our clients.

To know more about all our Technology careers, visit our website: https://www.accenture.com/technology.


Your Responsibilities

As a senior API Architect you will become responsible for:

  • Providing architecture leadership, SME & QA support on client engagements focusing on API  Management (e.g. Advising on technologies & tools selection);
  • Setting out the integration strategy for the client and to be followed by the integration team;
  • Utilizing appropriate architecture frameworks to evaluate and assess architectures;
  • Shaping architecture for robust, reliable and high performance applications, considering functional  and technical requirements.
  •  Defining technical designs and implementation of system integrations / API Gateways;
  •  Defining, implementing and managing the development architecture and supporting toolsets required to build and test complex applications in an efficient and rapid manner.
  • Architecting and developing with SOAP and REST web services, open API and/or SOA concepts;
  • Provide guidance and support to the involved teams (design, development, test and operations teams) in troubleshooting, diagnosing and fixing technology problems related to the integration platform
  •  Developing strong relationships with technology vendors and help shape emerging API architecture strategies.

Profile

Creative with a strong interest in technology. You have broad skills and experience with various software products, technologies and services. You are capable of shaping and delivering innovative technology solutions of heterogeneous components.


Basic Qualifications

  •       Minimum 5 years of experience in architecting, designing, implementing API architectures and end-to-end applications;
  •       Experience with one or more API platforms such as Apigee, CA Technologies, MuleSoft, IBM API Connect, Tibco Mashery, Dell Boomi or similar product;
  •        Hands-on experience in application design and development on large scale/mission critical systems using different technologies;
  •       Knowledgeable about web and API architecture, knowledge with the SOA / Enterprise Integration Patterns;
  •       Experienced in web services and API management technologies (SOAP/REST, XML/JSON, XSLT), and implementation of system integrations design patterns;
  •        Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree with equivalent experience

Professional Skill Requirements

  •        Dynamic and adaptive readiness to the global collaborative project team environment;
  •        Demonstrated ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  •       Passionate and keen to develop your profession in technical delivery, and strive to deliver the best architecture, design and practice;
  •        Experience in IT delivery life-cycle planning and management methodologies and tools.
  •        Excellent communication skills (English, French and/or Dutch) and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of stakeholders – both internally and externally – including discussions on complex technical topics with a client architect;
  •        Willingness to travel


Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity


How you’ll grow

When you join Accenture, you can bring great ideas into practice for some of the world's most dynamic companies. With broad global resources and deep technical know-how, we collaborate with clients to cultivate ideas and deliver results. Choose a career at Accenture and enjoy an innovative environment where challenging and interesting work is part of daily life.


Next to our excellent terms of employment and fringe benefits, we invest considerable resources to provide on-going training that builds and extends professional, technical and management skills in all areas. At Accenture, you will operate in a professional environment where entrepreneurship is hugely encouraged. Together with international colleagues you will work on high impact projects for many of the Fortune 500 companies.


To find out more about the role or Accenture Technology Architecture offering in general, visit our microsite: https://www.accenture.com/be-en/service-architecture-services-overview.


About Accenture

 

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With more than 411,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

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