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Sr. Services Consultant (API) in Phoenix, AZ at MDI Group

Date Posted: 12/28/2018

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Job Description

Sr. Services Consultant (API)

Location: Phoenix, AZ


Digital technology is no longer just another tool in the IT, marketing, sales or service toolbox to engage, inspire and attract customers. It is becoming the foundation of entirely new ways of doing business as well as giving rise to entirely new businesses. There could be 100 billion connected devices expected by 2025, leading towards a trillion sensor ecosystem. 1 billion digital natives are expected to join the workforce over the next 7 years. In a hyper-connected era of mobile, social, cloud, big data, and the Internet of Things, future growth will depend on platform business models.


  • Collaborate with members of our teams as well as client-side resources
  • Install our API Management solution in high availability environments
  • Conduct deployment and optimization tasks across the full API Management life cycle including design, creation, orchestration, protecting, security, deployment, promotion and monitoring
  • Mentor (informal enablement) and train (formal classrooms) clients on solutions
  • Assess existing customer implementations and provide recommendations / best practices
  • Analyze and execute significant infrastructure updates and product upgrades


  • Excellent interpersonal verbal & written communication skills
  • Ability to build strong internal and external relationships
  • High standard for solution and process quality, strong attention to detail
  • Ability to self-manage, self-learn and independently deliver results

Technical Critical Requirements

  • Experience in system and/or application administration (Windows, Unix)
  • Experience with tools in the Software Development Life Cycle including: source control, build systems, issue tracking, and requirements management
  • API Management Concepts
  • PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) and X509 certificates
  • HTTP and related technologies experience
  • Experience building and using web APIs (SOAP, XML, REST, JSON)
  • Experience testing web-based APIs (APIs based on REST architecture)
  • Experience in the web application security and federated identity industry
  • SAML, WS-Fed, WS-Trust Oauth, OpenID, XACML, Kerberos
  • Experience with Databases (Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL, Postgres, Cassandra)
  • Understand cloud related technologies

Technical Optional Requirements (nice to have)

  • Experience with API Management Platforms/APIGateway, Apigee, CA/Layer 7 APIGateway
  • Web application development experience
  • Microsoft ADFS, CA SiteMinder, Oracle Access Manager
  • Experience with one or more scripting language (Shell (Bash), Groovy, Javascript, Python)
  • Experience with Mobile development
  • Experience with network concepts (OSI Layer) and tools (Wireshark)
  • SaaS Application Integration
  • Cloud: AWS, Azure
  • Strong understanding of container concepts (Docker)
  • DevOps: Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Jenkins


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