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API Kong Developer

Lafayette LA CGI Group, Inc.

Position Description:

CGI is looking for an API Developer who is skilled working on Kong API Gateway. This role can be performed in Lafayette, LA

Your future duties and responsibilities:

We are looking to hire a Kong- API Developer to work within a dynamic team! The Candidate will be working amongst our highly motivated team, in a fast-paced environment that works with business and Technology stakeholders collaborating on complex solutions that focus on maximizing Customer value.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Minimum 8 plus years of IT experience.
• Minimum 3-5 years of hand on experience working in Kong API Gateway
• Hand-on experience in installing and configuring Kong API Gateway and integrating with existing APIs.
• Experience working on Kong with Openshift and configurations.
• Excellent knowledge about API design standards patterns, open API specifications, and best practices especially Swagger and OpenAPI 2.0, REST, JSON, XML
• Experience in maintaining the public API specification and documentation using the KONG Developer portal
• Good Understanding of platform to monitor and Debug any platform or application issues.
• Experience of automating Kong API gateway configurations as part of DevOps pipeline
• Proven skill in implementing APIs that are consumed by web applications and mobile native applications
• Good knowledge of Okta/OAuth/OIDC – token-based authentication protocol
• Experience with AWS Cloud Infrastructures is good to have.
• Experience with Application Security considerations; including knowledge of Industry standards and trends.
• Good understanding of the conceptual and physical design of application integration using APIs and events
• Knowledge of the following is mandatory: Java, APIs, web services, microservices
• Knowledge and experience of the following tools are preferred: Rest Assured, Jmeter, Junit, Postman, Git, Jira & Confluence

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and licensure and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $66,300 – $161,600.

At CGI we call our professionals "members" to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI's benefits include:
• Competitive base salaries
• Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category
• 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members
• Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans
• Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment;
• Back-up child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more



  • Java
  • Microservices
  • OpenShift
  • Swagger
  • Web Services
  • XML

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients' digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees "members" because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today – one of the world's largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI – where your ideas and actions make a difference.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

CGI provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation to apply for a job in the U.S., please email the CGI U.S. Employment Compliance mailbox at . You will need to reference the requisition number of the position in which you are interested. Your message will be routed to the appropriate recruiter who will assist you. Please note, this email address is only to be used for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Emails for any other reason or those that do not include a requisition number will not be returned.

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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.

CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI's legal duty to furnish information.

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