Senior API Designer/developer with Swagger

Reston, Virginia 20190

Post Date: 03/19/2018 Job ID: 28149 Industry: Other Area(s)

Kavaliro is looking for a Senior API Designer for a contract position with our direct client in Reston VA


Collaborates with cross matrix teams to create their external facing facade API.  Specific duties:
  • Rapidly iterate an API faç ade design with customers (co-development)
  • Apply industry API standards and style guide design and guidance to respective product teams
  • Lead and communicate approved designed API YAML specifications to the development team; troubleshoot as necessary  
  • Support the onboarding of the API to the API management platform
  • Client travel may be required to problem solve and participate in co-development with external customers
  • Gather metrics for reporting and analytics to measure success of APIs
  • Track and communicate project status to cross functional teams


  • Proficient at using API tools. E.g. Swagger editor, Swagger Hub, POSTman
  • Proficient at OpenAPI spec design, Rest API, Jason
  • Understands WebAPI use, and guide others
  • Comfortable with jumping in to consult, do, and teach others to apply WebAPI design to business problems
  • Experience working with customers to understand problems
  • Familiar with Scrum and Agile development
  • Experience with the leading product discussion and managing product delivery timeline and activities
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with various levels of management
  • Must be an independent, self-starting team player and have the ability to perform in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment across multiple projects and technologies

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