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API Governance Lead Analyst

Irving, TX 75062
The API Governance Architect is responsible for ensuring that APIs developed within Citis Global Consumer bank meet Industry best practices. Champion the technology and capabilities for API strategy to enable business capabilities. Develop strategy for API reuse, automation, and standards across all LOBS, channels, and regions. The architect will implement new strategies to drive API product domain simplification and drive adoption of the platform. They will enable reuse of capabilities across lines of business(Cards, Retail Bank, Mortgage),Channels(Citibank Online, Citi Mobile, ATM and Assisted Channels)and regions.

This position is responsible for executing API Governance activities as well as establishing patterns, integrate Governance controls into CICD pipeline. Ensure adoption of API Standards across North America and influence globally. Ability to introduce new technologies/tools for automated Governance controls. Govern GCTs methodology for API development with the goal of achieving speed and stability via high frequency deployment in a multi-tenant model with reduced Lead time.

Provides solutions for automated API governance, support and monitoring of adherence to API standards and lifecycle across GCB. Supports continuous improvement, efficiency and cost-effective delivery of API development life cycle enhancements that increase business value through high speed API development. Awareness of API platforms like Postman, Stoplight preferred.

Relevant experience in API design & development with Apigee API Gateway. Relevant experience in maintenance of API Lifecycle in Apigee API Gateway. Experience in REST web services, and other integration technologies.

Knowledge of Industry best practices with Open Banking trends and standards. Awareness of fintech strategy and relative standards like FDX, BIAN, PSD2 preferred.


+ Demonstrated knowledge in designing Restful APIs against Industry Best practices

+ Experience with Swagger/Open API specifications

+ Understanding End to End API Lifecycle Design time and Runtime Aspects in Apigee gateway

+ Relevant experience in maintenance of API Lifecycle in Apigee API Gateway. Experience in REST web services, and other integration technologies.

+ Define API strategy centered on critical domains. Enforce API design is aligned to the enterprise API and domain strategy.

+ Define integration patterns (with POCs) for APIs, micro services (MS) architecture and event driven architecture.

+ Define standards for API and Event specifications.

+ Define standards for aligning APIs and micro services with enterprise level domain strategy.

+ Drive API and MS Consolidation to drive better reuse and retire redundant functionality.

+ Define and manage the API landscape.

+ Prepare multi-year APIs and MS consolidation roadmap and the associated execution plans.

+ Close partnership with key stakeholders including business product owners, solution architects, engineering leads, business architects, data modelers and security architects.

+ Prepare and deliver presentations and metrics reporting for senior management


+ 5 to 8 years of overall IT experience with at least 3+ years of experience in API design & 1+ year with development with Apigee API Gateway.

+ Experience defining and managing enterprise level API landscape (Internal and external APIs)

+ Expert in designing APIs using API-first strategy. Hands on experience writing Open API specification. Understanding of industry standards and best practices.

+ Expert in micro services architecture and good understanding of various integration patterns. Able to determine tradeoffs while choosing the right pattern.

+ Experience with Event driven architecture, synchronous and asynchronous messaging.

+ REST APIs, graphQL, kafka/solace, asyncAPI, gRPC.

+ API Security

+ Coding required to conduct POC for evaluating new technologies, POCs and defining tradeoffs.

+ Kubernetes/OpenShift knowledge (Recommended)

+ Experience designing Cloud native applications. (Recommended)

+ AWS and GCP certifications (Recommended)


+ Bachelors/University degree or equivalent experience


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Full time


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Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-12

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