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Sr. Systems Engineer

St. Louis, MO 63105

Posted: 07/16/2019 Employment Type: Direct Placement Job Category: Infrastructure Technologies Job Number: 12648

Adaptive Solutions Group is a premier provider of information technology personnel. We provide a variety of technical professionals available for contract, contract to hire, or direct placement positions to companies in and around the St. Louis, Kansas City, and Denver Areas.


We are currently looking for a Sr. Systems Engineer  to join our team.


Position Responsibilities
  • Responsible for evaluating, designing, automating, testing, documenting, and supporting API gateway and microservices solution.
  • Focus on ensuring that the products and services meet the needs of the end user and operational teams by building the platform and services with the highest levels of scalability, supportability and reliability.
  • Work closely with your teammates to develop, plan and deliver an enterprise class API platform solution.


Required Qualifications
  • 17+ years of related experience
  • Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems with 5+ years of experience
  • Professional experience developing, engineering, and administering an enterprise-grade API management platform (e.g. NGINX, Apigee, Akana, Kong)
  • Extensive experience with AWS, Azure, or a cloud-hosted environment
  • Expert knowledge of HTTP/HTTPS protocol, Web APIs, XML, YAML, JSON, SOA/Web services and best practices
  • Strong knowledge of RESTful services
  • Experience in delivering software through entire SDLC process
  • Hands-on experience with OAuth, RSA, SSL, and various security tools and technologies
  • Must be interested in exploring new technologies, and have a desire to push your skillset outside of your comfort zone
  • Must be able to prioritize projects and tasks while adhering to the overall Information Technology and security standards
  • Must be capable of leading meetings and discussions focused on the creation of the overall solution versus the underlying technology
  • Must be committed to incorporating security into all decisions and daily job responsibilities
  • Demonstrated customer service support ethic and focus to deliver the highest, most consistent level of customer service to our customers and partners
  • Ability to participate in our on-call rotation schedule for incident response and maintenance activities
  • Must be committed to incorporating security into all decisions and daily job responsibilities
  • Must be presently authorized to work in the U.S. without a requirement for work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future


Preferred Qualifications 
  • Experience operating in an Agile development environment
  • Experience developing, engineering, and/or administering the API platform
  • Experience working with Restful APIs
  • Experience writing in LUA and/or Vagrant
  • Experience working with Chef, Jenkins, CloudFormation, Terraform, or similar tools
  • Experience working with Linux and networking
  • Experience engineering security and governance (data & system, authentication & authorization)
  • Experience programming with OS level (bash) scripting, AWS resource deployment, security configuration and the well architected framework, XML/JSON transformation and PostGres, as well as previous work with plugin development, modification and integration preferred


Adaptive Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation and holidays.


Nick Bilpush

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