API Architect

Posted date: Jun 9, 2021

Location: Bangalore, KA, IN

Company: Ericsson

As the tech firm that created the mobile world, and with more than 54,000 patents to our name, we’ve made it our business to make a mark. When joining our team at Ericsson you are empowered to learn, lead and perform at your best, shaping the future of technology. This is a place where you're welcomed as your own perfectly unique self, and celebrated for the skills, talent, and perspective you bring to the team. Are you in?

Come, and be where it begins.

Our Exciting Opportunity

At Solution Area Enterprise Systems, within Ericsson Group IT, we run IT like a business. This means focusing on the value we deliver; on top of costs we generate. We make the step from consuming technology to actively identify, cultivate, and develop new technology – but only that which will deliver value to our customers!

We are now looking for an API Architect to join our team.

In this global role, you will be part of a hard-working team working with digital product API. As a API Architect working with an engaging group of API architects within API enablement center, proposing solutions and driving standard methodologies. You will interact with Product Owners, Transformation Managers, Technical Managers, Solution Architects, Ericsson employees, who are work for Ericsson Group API and B2B integration capabilities.

This team is responsible for Scaling API and B2B Integrations Solutions that supports Ericsson Group business worldwide. Scaling API is a digital product, being incubated in a venture funding model. B2B Integrations Solutions seeks to meet Ericsson customer and partner need of commerce data and information. This team also primes in other company-wide change programs, like Digital Transformation, IT Modernization, Automation etc, in addition to redefining existing Services/Solutions through crafting enabling products.

We truly believe in happiness; we enjoy and feel passionate about what we do and value each other’s technical competence deeply!

You will

  • Be part and contribute in crafting an agile and productive work environment, that is international in nature.
  • Overall responsible for API Design / Delivery Execution within central API team.
  • Accountable for timely delivery, estimate, budget vs. actuals for IT projects in-scope.
  • Ensure technical solution architecture of APIs are crafted, following Ericsson approved API Architecture Patterns (Reference Architecture) and IT Security guidelines
  • Define and implement API IT Development lifecycle strategy, methodology, templates.
  • Ericsson responsible for technical solution of API deliveries from central API Factory. Also, consult other API development factories in relation to Technical solution.
  • Ensure API development process are adhered to and vital technical documents are prepared and approved as per IT development process description.
  • Drive IT partner/supplier team(s), who forms the core IT delivery team and collaborate with other teams for technical requirements, solution design, staffing needs, road blockers and approvals.
  • Implement sound development practices and ensure the quality delivery of enterprise solutions.

To be successful in the role you must have

  • 6+ years of total work experience within IT application development/IT Integration projects and 2+ years of hands-on experience in similar areas of API development, API Factory.
  •  IT project delivery experience as Technical Lead or Architect or Technology Lead or Technical Project Manager for 1 Project at least.
  • Experience with API Architecture, API Standards & Specifications, API lifecycle management tools (e.g. MuleSoft, Apigee, Broadcom)IT Security requirements.
  • Experience with IT integration technologies, platforms and approaches.
  • Solid background in Waterfall and Agile Software development methodologies.
  • Familiarity with SAP ERP and SAP modules, functionalities would be advantageous.
  • Understanding of enterprise business process flows (e.g. Sales, Supply chain, Finance, HR)
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application Self-drive, individual motivation to seek problems and participate hands-on to execute on solutions.
  • Self-drive to handle ambiguous situations, and hands-on to take them through synthesis, compassion, research, collaboration to bring clarity in defining problem, strategy, or execution plan.
  • Solid grasp in AWS/Azure technologies.
  • Experience in design, develop and implement scalable, elastic microservice based platforms.
  • Experience in event driven and streaming APIs
  • Exposure or understanding of the latest developments like ODATA, GraphQL etc.

What´s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of confident decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it. You won’t develop for the status quo, but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, in a place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where compassion and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your chance to define an impact is endless.

What happens once you apply?

To prepare yourself for next steps, please explore here: https://www.ericsson.com/en/careers/job-opportunities/hiring-process

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Do you believe that an organization fostering an environment of cooperation and collaboration to execute with speed creates better business value? Do you value a culture of humanness, where fact based decisions are important and our people are encouraged to speak up? Do you believe that diverse, inclusive teams drive performance and innovation? At Ericsson, we do.

We provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, religion, political opinion, nationality, ethnic background, social origin, social status, Indigenous status, disability, age, union membership or employee representation and any other characteristic protected by local law or Ericsson’s Code of Business Ethics.

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