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Professional, API Architect

Burlington Office, 62 Merchants Row, Williston, Vermont, United States of America

  • Headquarters Office, 625 State Street, Schenectady, New York, United States of America
  • Rochester Office, 220 Alexander Street, Rochester, New York, United States of America
  • Tarrytown Office, 303 South Broadway, Tarrytown, New York, United States of America Req #1282

    Friday, October 14, 2022

    Over 35 years strong and fueled by 1,700 smart, passionate employees across New York state and Vermont, MVP is full of opportunities to grow. We are a nationally recognized, award-winning leader for a reason. The beating heart of our company is a wide range of employees from a diverse set of backgrounds-tech people, numbers people, even people people-working together to make health insurance better. If you are ready to join a thriving, mission-driven company where you can create your own opportunities and make a positive difference-its time to make a healthy career move to MVP!

    Full-Time, Exempt

    Who We Are:

    We are continually evolving the way MVP uses technology to grow our business, transforming the organization through Cloud Computing, Agile Delivery, and DevOps. If youre an IT Professional looking for exponential career growth and development, you are going to love working here!

    Our API management team will work closely across our product development scrum teams, solution architects, security team and the business to build scalable, reusable, secure and loosely coupled API suites with a focus on innovation, high reliability and best practices. This team is tasked with ensuring our engineers are equipped to utilize and implement API related code using an API first mentality and that best practices and standards are defined and followed by the teams implementing it. Using our core values of curiosity, humility and striving to be the difference for our customers, we have a responsibility to mentor product team engineers to follow the design principles that we define as well as being focused on emerging technology and concepts that will allow us to scale.

    Who You Are:

    • Empowered to create a culture of innovation, collaboration and continuous improvement
    • Great communicator who can influence and mentor other engineers
    • Loves to stay on top of cutting-edge technology
    • Likes a mix of hands-on development work as well as leading and mentoring other developers
    • Is excited by the idea of redefining our API approach and how we can improve it

    What Youll Do:

    • Play a major part in creating, evolving, and supporting API governance processes and best practices, guidelines and standards
    • Advise and mentor scrum teams on the API approach, architecture and standards
    • Assist and be hands-on with enterprise API modeling and design
    • Assist in the implementation of API development
    • Keep an eye towards the future through researching new and innovative solutions and emerging technologies
    • Drive KPIs for adoption to API management policies
    • Drive adoption of API architecture, design, best practices within multiple scrum teams

    What Youll Need:

    Even if you dont have every requirement filled but think you are a great fit for this role we would love to hear from you.

    Minimum Experience:

    • 6+ years in developing and integrating API/Restful web services using C#
    • 5+ years of experience with Microsoft Azure or other cloud service platform solutions
    • Deep understanding of cloud native API services and microservices architecture with experience in design, build, and operations in a production cloud environment
    • Demonstrated experience leading teams on API architecture initiatives
    • Demonstrated experience designing API architecture with modern security, testing and documentation principles and best practices
    • Extensive experience with RESTful services and API development design patterns
    • Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies
    • Experience with Visual Studio/Visual Code
    • Knowledge of unit testing, integration testing and code tuning.
    • Experience with API management (APIM) and Gateway tools and best practices
    • Experience with distributed source code control (Git, GitHub, Bitbucket)
    • Experience with agile software development suite of tools (Azure DevOps, Jira, etc.)
    • Proficiency with relational databases including writing stored procedures and queries
    • Exhibit the desire to lead and mentor other developers on and across teams.

    Skills:

    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written
    • Self-starter with aptitude and hunger for learning new technologies
    • Experience working in a team environment
    • Knowledge of the healthcare industry is a plus!
    • Be curious, be humble, and be the difference for our customers!

    Technologies/tools/frameworks:

    • C#/.net core
    • JSON, REST
    • API Management tools (Bonus points for Azure API Management)
    • SQL
    • GraphQL
    • Microservices
    • Swagger
    • Azure
    • Kubernetes/containers
    • API Gateway tools
    • GIT

    About MVP
    MVP Health Care is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit health insurer caring for more than 700,000 members in New York and Vermont. Committed to the complete well-being of our members and the communities we serve, MVP makes health insurance more convenient, more supportive, and more personal. We are powered by the ideas and energy of more than 1,700 diverse, employees from all backgrounds, committed to having a positive impact on the health and wellness of everyone we serve. MVP Health Care is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Employment Opportunity (PDF). We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis, e.g., Pay Transparency (PDF), and the EEO is the Law Poster and Supplement protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Any person with a disability needing special accommodations to the application process, please contact Human Resources at hr@mvphealthcare.com

    Please apply and learn more – including how you may become a proud member of our team.

    Other details

    • Job Family Information Technology & Transformation Services
    • Pay Type Salary

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    • Burlington Office, 62 Merchants Row, Williston, Vermont, United States of America
    • Headquarters Office, 625 State Street, Schenectady, New York, United States of America
    • Rochester Office, 220 Alexander Street, Rochester, New York, United States of America
    • Tarrytown Office, 303 South Broadway, Tarrytown, New York, United States of America
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