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Lead Developer API (f/m/d)

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted:  13-Apr-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Job Responsibility

Role Title: Lead Developer API (f/m/d)
Location: open

If you love to work with: 

API Management platforms, internet technologies such as REST, SOAP, JSON, XML, OAuth2, Java Script, Node JS, AWS, Google Cloud, AI, Agile, CI/CD automated pipeline, Anthos

you might be the perfect match!     

Role purpose: 
Vodafone offers a wide array of services to hundreds of major business partners and millions of customers. These include identification & authentication, charging, location-based and self-service capabilities for multiple consumer and enterprise Customers Services around the world and Consumer IoT, Chatbot, AI capabilities and many more – all driven by APIs provided by the Digital API Exposure team. We enable, orchestrate and expose our Digital Capabilities to third parties and Vodafone Services.

Our Platforms are hosted on cloud based infrastructure (AWS & Google), running 350+ APIs and processing millions of transactions per day. The monitoring relies on the latest and most innovative Analytics mechanisms and tools. Our Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) aims to be fully automated, extremely simplified and reliable. 

You will act as a Lead Developer guiding our Digital API Exposure scrum teams. You will lead the design and development within our agile team and will work in close cooperation with off- shore Solution Designer, Systems Architect and Developers.
Your strong analytical, functional, technical and communication skills are essential for this role, in order to gather information, lead the developers and technical leads & communicate with the stakeholders. 
You will strongly influence the governance of the evolution of our portfolio, ensuring the compliance with the technology and security golden rules. 
You will lead the product and service development by building new products and new features to existing ones, based on existing capabilities, vendors or developing new ones.
Your pragmatic and problem solving approach will let you contribute with a simple, efficient and stable capabilities.

With us you will:
•    Work in an agile environment, with a motivated team distributed across Europe & India
•    Work with local and remote stakeholders and their multi-national and multi-location teams
•    Work closely with Solution Architect and contribute towards end-to-end design 
•    Actively influence the Vodafone API Architects community and Architectural Boards
•    Ensures Scrum Team deliverables are meeting design and implementation standards
•    Mentor development teams on technical delivery
•    Work closely with Cyber security to protect our APIs and Cloud estate
•    Have access to and work with innovative technologies
•    Exploiting out of the box API Management Platform features and common policies developed
•    Ensure performance optimization and security of APIs exposed via the platform

Apply if you have: 
•    Professional experience and knowledge of:
o    Development in IT
o    Balanced mix of business and technical analysis skills.
o    Deep understanding of API (REST / SOAP) and API integration (including provisioning, login, charging and transaction).
o    Proven working experience in large distributed & scalable architecture solutions
o    Strong knowledge in internet technologies such as REST, SOAP, JSON, XML, OAuth2, Java Script, Node JS, TDD

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.

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