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Java Developer with RESTful API & knowledge of GraphQL (FTE role in Westlake, TX)



Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Title: Java Developer with RESTful API & knowledge of GraphQL

Location: Westlake, TX (Onsite)

Job Summary:

Capgemini is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Lead API Engineer to join our team. As a Lead Engineer, you will be responsible for consulting with clients to understand client’s API specification definition, design, and implementation process requirements. The ideal candidate will have a solid API development skill that includes but not limited to GraphQL & RESTful.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze clients' existing systems, infrastructure, and workflows to identify areas for improvement and optimization-
  • Consult with clients to understand their business requirements, goals, and challenges related to content management.
  • Collaborates with the clients to define the scope and objectives of the CMS solution, ensuring alignment with their business goals.
  • Implement changes at the platform level, increasing the efficiency of multiple teams.
  • Hands-on RESTful and GraphQL coding is needed especially in content-based API development.
  • Develop solutions guaranteeing non-breaking changes to the graph.
  • Work across organizational boundaries to integrate services focusing on releasing quality code and observability.
  • Collaborate with development teams to investigate sophisticated performance and reliability issues spanning large distributed systems.
  • Provide and institute proven practices around reliability, remediations, and solving problems.
  • Act as a domain expert, providing guidance and support to clients and internal teams throughout the project lifecycle.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Java Developer with a focus on GraphQL and RESTful API development.
  • Basic knowledge of content management systems (CMS) and their architecture especially AEM/Tridion/Drupal would be nice to have.
  • Hands-on coding of Java Spring Boot Framework and related technologies for Microservices implementation in Content space.
  • In-Depth understanding of GraphQL architecture, schema design, build and ability to scale the GraphQL API specification across Business units within the enterprise.
  • Conduct thorough testing of the GraphQL API to validate the functionality, performance, and security.
  • Create and maintain documentation for the new GraphQL API, including schemas, queries, and mutations.
  • Provide training and support to development teams to ensure a smooth transition.
  • Strong understanding of database design, optimization, and integration with Java applications.
  • Experience with API security protocols and best practices.
  • Familiarity with version control systems (e.g., Git/Bitbucket) and continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines such as Jenkins, CircleCI etc.,
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and communicate effectively.
  • Familiarity with front-end technologies and frameworks is an added advantage.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to optimally collaborate with clients and internal team.
  • Demonstrable ability to work independently and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and project management frameworks.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including front-end developers, product managers, and other stakeholders.

Life at Capgemini:
Capgemini supports all aspects of your well-being throughout the changing stages of your life and career. For eligible employees, we offer:

  • Flexible work
  • Healthcare including dental, vision, mental health, and well-being programs.
  • Financial well-being programs such as 401(k) and Employee Share Ownership Plan
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Family building benefits like adoption assistance, surrogacy, and cryopreservation
  • Social well-being benefits like subsidized back-up child/elder care and tutoring
  • Mentoring, coaching and learning programs.
  • Employee Resource Group
  • Disaster Relief

About Capgemini:

Capgemini is a global business and technology transformation partner, helping organizations to accelerate their dual transition to a digital and sustainable world, while creating tangible impact for enterprises and society. It is a responsible and diverse group of 340,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong over 55-year heritage, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to unlock the value of technology to address the entire breadth of their business needs. It delivers end-to-end services and solutions leveraging strengths from strategy and design to engineering, all fueled by its market leading capabilities in AI, cloud and data, combined with its deep industry expertise and partner ecosystem. The Group reported 2023 global revenues of €22.5 billion.

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Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law. This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship.

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