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API Gateway Engineer


Title:API Gateway Engineer 

Location:Reston, VA or Washington, DC 

Clearance: TS/SCI with the ability to obtain and maintain a CI polygraph


  • Assist client agency with the engineering, implementation and adoption of API Management solutions
  • Architect API Management system for high availability, resilience, recovery and survivability  
  • Engineer API policies and standards for security and standardization of a large enterprise
  • Deploy, configure, tune, and monitor API Gateways
  • Provide daily monitoring of server performance
  • Communicate and troubleshoot incident responses effectively
  • Create, maintain, and improve automation
  • Conduct vulnerability remediation, upgrades, patching, and perform and analyze security evaluations



  • Bachelor’s degree required, with a minimum of two years’ direct experience with any API Gateway or API Management software 
  • Experience deploying and configuring API Gateway
  • Experience in designing relational databases and SQL scripting
  • Expert knowledge of HTTP/HTTPS protocol, Web APIs, REST, XML, JSON, SOA/Web services and best practices
  • Expert knowledge of network security standards such as OAUTH, OpenID, JSON Web Tokens
  • Experience programming with OS level (bash) scripting, AWS resource deployment, security configuration and the well architected framework, XML/JSON transformation and PostGres, as well as previous work with plugin development, modification and integration preferred 
  • Security + certification, CE level or higher
  • TS/SCI with the ability to obtain and maintain a CI polygraph


Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI
Alexandria, Virginia
United States
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Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled


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