API Engineer

Job#: 1351230

Job Description:

Apex Systems combines with parent company On Assignment to make it the 2nd largest IT staffing agency in the country.

Apex has an opportunity for an API/DataPower Engineer role. This is a 6-month+ contract position, and the pay rate is flexible depending on experience. Here are the details:                        

For applicants who are interested in the API/DataPower Engineer opportunity; please send a Word resume to Liz Papell, Technical Recruiter, at [email protected]

Position: API/DataPower Engineer

Location: Remote or Hybrid 2 days (Tuesday/Wednesday) in one of the following locations: Woonsocket, RI, Hartford, CT or Scottsdale, AZ

Rate: Negotiable Based on Experience

Term: 6+ month contract (potential for hire)

Position Summary:

Web Engineering is responsible for the platform and operational support of API Connect and DataPower. This role will plan, build, and support API Connect and DataPower in formats including physical, virtual, and containers and across multiple data centers with a focus on operational stability in a complex environment support multiple critical business areas. This position will be responsible for operations stability and excellence, supporting incoming requests, incidents, and change requests across the environments. It is responsible for creating and using dashboards, reports, platform monitoring, and alerts to quickly determine health of the systems and identify issues as soon as they arise. This role will be involved in root cause analysis as well as determining and implemented best practice and procedural enhancements. Web Engineering will support a 24x7 on-call schedule on a weekly rotation. They will also perform after-hours changes and support other teams with their changes as needed.

Required Qualifications:

5 years’ experience supporting the following:

  • DataPower Gateway
  • API Connect, including APIC v10
  • Ability to effectively troubleshoot network related issues.
  • Familiarity with Linux CLI and able to parse through log files to troubleshoot issues.
  • Ability to support rotating 24x7 on-call schedule


Preferred Qualifications:

  • APIC and DataPower on OpenShift / Kubernetes / Cloud Pak for Integration
  • Automation capability using shell, python, ansible, or similar.
  • Dashboarding, reporting, and alerting using Splunk or similar tools.
  • Strong drive for process improvement and operational excellence.
  • Ansible Automation

Additional Benefits:

For this opportunity, you will also be eligible for benefits through Apex for the contract period, 401K, medical/health benefits options, a W2 hourly rate, weekly pay, and direct deposit!









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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Employee Type:

Cumberland, RI, US

Job Type:

Date Posted:
June 5, 2023