AWS - API Gateway & Security Engineer

AWS API Gateway, OAUTH2, Cognito, Lambda, Aurora, DynamoDB, S3
Contract W2, Contract Independent, Contract Corp-To-Corp, 6 Months
Depends on Experience

Job Description

Greetings from Photon Infotech!

Photon US is hiring a AWS - API Gateway & Security Engineer consultant for one of our direct end client requirements in Plano,TX / Columbus,OH / NYC,NY / Wilmington,DE. Below is our company website link, company details and attached Job description for reference.

Please let me know the best time to connect with you to discuss more about this opportunity
Photon is the largest and fastest growing provider of Mobile First Omni-Channel Experiences. We work with over 30% of the Fortune 100 companies.

Our omni-channel presences touch over 120 million consumers every day and we have the largest pool of omni-channel engineers with over 3,400 engineers across offices in US, India, Indonesia and the Netherlands.  

We are the dominant providers of omni-channel solutions for Fortune 100 companies. We define omni-channel today as broadly comprising of 5 prominent areas -
  1.      Consumer Facing Mobile Applications
  2.      Associate or Employee Facing Mobile Applications
  3.      Adaptive Responsive Web Presences
  4.      In-Store Digital Presences
  5.      API Platforms & Blueprints
Job Description for AWS API Gateway and Security Engineer
Role : AWS - API Gateway & Security Engineer
Platform : AWS 
Location : Plano, Columbus, NY, Delaware 
Start : Late June
Visa Requirements: Citizen, GC, GC EAD, TN
As an AWS API Gateway and Security engineer, this role needs to have significant experience with both building stateful, stateless and REST services using OAUTH2.  The resource needs to have hands on ability to build POCs and make system changes in the API Gateway, Cognito and other system changes.
The role should have adequate understanding of Cloud architecture and be able to provide thought leadership to other IT and business teams 
Mandatory Requirement : 
4+ years hands on experience with : 
    • AWS API Gateway creating Restful and WebSocket APIs
    • Work with API Gateway framework components - AWS Gateway Cache & CloudWatch
    • Experience with OAUTH2 based security using Cognito 
    • Build Lambda proxy and non proxy based integration
    • Connecting to AWS Storage - Aurora, DynamoDB, S3
Nice of Have Requirements : 
      • EC2, EKS, Container Services, Container Registry and ECS
      • CI/CD Pipeline ( AWS CodePipeline ) knowledge on Azure or some experience deploying solutions to AWS
      • Experience with Jenkins or other similar technologies
Detailed Role Requirement : 
  • Ability to develop HTTP API in API Gateway
  • Controlling access to HTTP APIs with with JWT / OAUTH authorizers
  • Configuring Integrations and CORS for HTTP API
  • Creating REST APIs in API Gateway
  • Control and manage access to REST APIs 
  • Work on binary media types for REST APIs
  • Configuration using OpenAPI
  • Develop and Publish Websocket APIs
  • Protecting Websocket APIs using token bucket algorithms, account and route-level throttling
  • Configure logging for each of the APIs types using Cloudwatch metrics
  • Experience working with API Gateway extensions to openapi
  • Security and Data protection in API Gateway : 
    • Use Cognito - User pool and identity pool to enable OAUTH2 based authentication
    • Authenticate with User pool
    • Server Side resources with a User Pool
    • Authenticate with a third party and access AWS services with identity pool
    • Access Appsync resources with Amazon Cognito 
  • Ability to develop small scale POCs based on business requirements
  • Ability to provide thought leadership in the area of API management and OAUTH2 based security 
If you are interested, please share your updated resume to or call me at Desk: 510-578-0561 Ext 9126 / Mobile: 908.470.8838
Dice Id : 10462843
Position Id : 6580801
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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