Software Engineer – API Developer (2100)

Job Description

  • Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #8836

Job Title: Software Engineer – API Developer
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Duration: Through 2024 – likely extended well into 2025

Our customer is seeking a talented software engineer to lead their API development workstream supporting a large mortgage platform migration. This individual will be working in a challenging technical environment and gain exposure of advanced tools and technology suites.  This person should be able to work independently and manage the work on your own.


  • Design, maintain and implementation of API, microservices and backend components
  • Work with API developers across the team to build new features at large scale
  • Improve API standards and services
  • Development and unit testing of Java RESTful services that integrates with external client systems
  • Creates technical designs for new systems, and/or modifications to existing systems.
  • Translates detailed requirements into functional system designs.
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadline and also establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, project team members, supervisors, and employees from other departments.
  • Work closely with internal and external design, business, and technical counterparts
  • Research and recommend functional libraries to expedite development

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 6+ years overall experience Java/J2EE development with REST API, Spring Boot, Angular, XML, JSON, Swagger – development, hands-on troubleshooting and deployment experience.
  • 6+ years of RESTful or SOAP web services
  • Working Knowledge and hands on experience in DEVOPs tools like Jenkins, Docker and GIT
  • 3+ years Angular, CSS, JavaScript, HTML
  • 3+ years of GitHub, Jenkins and CI/CD server
  • Experience writing unit tests for JavaScript code.
  • Experience using Agile methodologies for developing application
  • Has Knowledge on APIGEE and Swagger
  • Experience with mainframe application migration is a big bonus


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Strategic Systems, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against qualified applicants based upon any protected group status, including but not limited to race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status , military or veteran status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability or medical condition as defined by applicable equal opportunity laws. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.