Developer/Engineer: API Gateways/Management

Einsatzort: Ingolstadt

Role: Developer/Engineer: API Gateways/Management

Number of positions: 1

Location: Ingolstadt, Germany

Duration: until 31.12.2018, option to extend

Start: July 2018

Workload: 100% (5 days/week)

Remote or Onsite: some remote will be permitted – depending on project phases

Level: Intermediate

Contract Type: Freelance

Other: Candidates must be eligible to work as a freelancer in Germany with all the necessary permits/documentation/visas.

Project Description:


  • Coordination with participating specialists for the conception and implementation of gateway requirements.
  • Analyze the requirements of the customer and the developers involved with regard to feasibility, safety and operability.
  • Consulting in the conception of the basic API gateway in the local infrastructure of the customer.
  • Advice on the construction and further development of the gateway.
  • Analysis of requirements of front- and backend systems to be connected to the gateway.
  • Coordination with participating development parties to connect the front and backend systems to the gateway.
  • Conception of the implementation logic of interfaces on the gateway.
  • Clarification of queries regarding the implementation of interfaces on the gateway and connection of interfaces to the gateway.
  • Documentation of the results

Searched profile/skills:

  • API gateway experience (use&construction) (must have)
  • Familiarity with web services (SOAP, REST...) (must have)
  • experience in complex infrastructures (must have)
  • Detailed knowledge in the field of communication from distributed systems via WebServices (HTTP, SOAP, REST, JSON, XML, etc.)
  • Detailed knowledge in the use and handling of APIs in the business context
  • Knowledge of different web authentication methods and standards (Digest Auth, Oauth, etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience in the area of API management software and API gateways (use & construction)
  • Linux Server Administration & Technologies (secure use of CLI)
  • Experience in large and complex enterprise infrastructures through different business processes projects
  • Confident appearance and experience in customer projects

Languages: Fluent German

Deadline: 31st October 2018

Tagwords: API Gateway, Web Services Distributed Systems, API Management Software