Akana is the leading provider of comprehensive enterprise class SOA and API management, security, and governance solutions. We are rapidly growing and offer exposure to the latest technologies.
This position is responsible for providing leadership and technical expertise guidance, along with development and implementation for enterprise API Platform projects.
Key responsibilities include providing architecture, strategic and design level guidance to Akana customers executing an API Platform initiative. This will include providing guidance and implementation services for the APIs and Apps, together with product-related responsibilities include guiding the design, development, implementation and technical integration of Akana’s Enterprise API Platform (i.e., Community Manager, API Gateway and OAuth Server products) within the customer’s on-premise and/or cloud-hosted enterprise IT environments.
Design and document the customer’s APIs based on customer’s business specifications / requirements
Perform Community Manager, API Gateway and OAuth Server implementations for customers via on-premise or cloud-hosted deployments
Implement APIs by exposing the customer’s existing services through the API Gateway
Assist with technical customer support during product evaluation phase and warranty period
Implement customer-specific software changes as needed
Provide other detailed documentation as required by clients
Liaise with pre-sales, sales, technical and management teammates
Assist in developing software schedules and cost estimates as part of proposal development
Previous experience implementing enterprise software products
Experience leading systems integrations projects for Fortune 500-level customers
Extensive Software Architect or equivalent (e.g., software technical lead) experience
Broad understanding of enterprise deployment and implementation issues within a technology solution
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Strong management and leadership experience
Extensive experience with modern development technologies such as Java, XML, JSON, client-side AJAX, etc.
Experience with security architecture and technologies including LDAP, OAuth, OpenID, SAML, WS-Security, etc.
Product development experience desirable