H/F API Architect

B2C - Team +10 members - API, Web Services, Data systems, Streaming platforms and Cloud Native

Permanent contract - Alicante / Barcelona - International Group  
Publiée le 22/11/2021 REF #01U47412
50 à 60K€



Europcar Mobility Group has been Europe’s leading car rental provider for almost 70 years and one of the major players in the mobility sector. As a car rental company, Europcar built the fundamentals of the usage and sharing economies into its core business – mobility – a long time ago.

Europcar Mobility Group operates through multi brands meeting every customer specific needs; its 4 major brands being: Europcar® – the European leader in vehicle rental services, Goldcar® – the most important low-cost car-rental company in Europe, InterRent® – ‘mid-tier’ brand focused on leisure and Ubeeqo® – a European company specializing in fleet and mobility solutions for both the business and the end-customers market.


Join the API Chapter team inside the Software Engineering team.

Main objectives:

- Design and implement an API unification strategy and governance across our ecosystem. Select an implement an unified API -Gateway for the group
- Build and maintain the group API Catalog with our development teams.
- Define and implement API best practices, promote API first patterns.
- We seek new teammates with can-do attitude, creative mindset, curiosity, problem solving and thirst for knowledge.

We'd welcome you with open arms!

- Keep a vision and design runway for the API services domain
- Evolve the technology over time while supporting current needs
- Keep a system view across the domain and landscape
- Define and communicate the shared technical vision for teams and the solutions
- Facilitate solution management across the teams
- Solve emergent design needs and balance them with intentional runway investment
- Provide for automation and release on demand capabilities and help the factories automate
- Align designs, patterns and solutions with value Have a capability vision, and roadmaps
- Write code to prototype patterns and solutions
- Ensure all factories in the domain have appropriate documentation including design decisions, patterns
- Ensure features have designs
- Develop a deep understanding of our business portfolio and translate it into solutions
- Ensure a prioritized backlog of design stories is available for the teams
- Escalate and resolve impediments to progress and delivery
- Define ‘Definition of Done’ for design work
- Be knowledgeable, empowered and engaged!
- Find the right talent and build the team
- Motivate team, celebrates success!


Previous experience & specific skills :

- 7+ years’ experience leading development teams and architecting solutions
- Application architecture and development experience in larger scale web and/or mobile applications.
- Designing and building OAS APIs and managing them in an enterprise APIM platform
- Managing and scaling APIs operations
- Enterprise IDP services, SSO, OAuth2, Hashing, SAML, etc
- Designing cloud native solutions with built-in system security, reliability, scalability, and traceability
- CICD and Agile product practices.
- Working with cloud native development in AWS, Azure or GCP
- Experience managing and architecting for multiple technical integration project SDLCs (Software Development Life Cycle) end-to-end, sometimes simultaneously
- Experience working with on-premise/cloud-based infrastructures, SDLC pipelines, and deployments/configurations and definition/evangelism of best practices/standards
- Experience effectively architecting solutions within a diverse technical team of internal IT resources, SIs, and contractors
- Experience leading technical teams and mentoring junior level resources, and consultants while leading internal initiatives to grow
- Services organization practices
- Ability to navigate across infrastructure, security, networking, and application development to achieve desired results

And extra points if you have experience in:

- Apigee/Kong API gatewayKafka, KSQL, Streaming APIs Elastic stack or similar logging and traceability tools
- Demonstrated experience with High-Availability, Fault-Tolerance, Performance Testing and Tuning parameters on multiple engagements
- Demonstrated expertise in architecting, implementing, and supporting enterprise-grade technical solutions meeting complex business requirements while evangelizing integration methodologies and supporting business case justification to C-level executives
- Experience driving technical workshops with technical and business clients to derive value-added services and implementations
Personal characteristics:

- Honesty and engagement values.
- Good communication skills and team work.
- Proactivity on technical solutions and their improvements.
- Creativity.
- Capacity to audit, analyse and recommend.

Experience in an international environment (therefore, written and verbal proficiency in English is one of our requirements).