Great Eastern Life Assurance Co Ltd - Singapore

Job Purpose
To Design, Implement and Maintain Great Eastern Regional API Management Platform.
The Job

  • Design & Develop APIs using GE's API Management Platform.

  • Develop API policies & filters as required to publish/consume API, transformation, routing and orchestration, API Security using API Management Platform.

  • Perform Migration & Upgrade for API Management Platform.

  • Build and test APIs for new and existing backend services to help facilitate development team migrations. Help educate teams managing and developing APIs.

  • Document & maintain API Catalogue for internal & external usage. Prepare Detail Design Document, API Technical Specifications & other documents as necessary to support the platform or assigned projects.

  • Support all planned maintenance activities, BAU activities for API Platform including any emergency maintenance.

  • To do business requirement analysis & perform technical assessment to identify functional & non-functional requirements.

  • Define, configure and maintain API definitions to secure control and manage APIs. Maintain Swagger definition required to publish APIs.

  • Utility Services & Reusable Asset Library:

    1. Build and document components, code or other assets that can be leveraged by project teams. Includes value-added services that are non-BU specific and might otherwise be redundantly developed and maintained by each area.

  • Do Unit Testing and Support Integration Testing.

  • Takes accountability in considering business and regulatory compliance risks and takes appropriate steps to mitigate the risks.

  • Maintains awareness of industry trends on regulatory compliance, emerging threats and technologies in order to understand the risk and better safeguard the company.

  • Highlights any potential concerns /risks and proactively shares best risk management practices.

Our Requirements

  • 6+ years of overall experience in professional IT/Software engineering.

  • At least 4+ years of hands-on experience with various API technologies and frameworks.

  • 3+ years experienced in Axway API management platform, that consist of API Manager, API Gateway, API Portal and API Analytics.

  • Have experienced in migrating or upgrading Axway API Gateway.

  • Have experienced using Bitbucket, Bamboo, Nexus, Kibana, Elastic Search, FileBeat, SoapUI, Postman.

  • Have experienced & knowledge on implementing various security standards (TLS, HMAC, Digital Signature, Public Key Infrastructure, Cryptography/Encryptions Mechanism) used in API/Web Services while publishing & consuming API/web services.

  • Experienced or working knowledge of Kubernetese, Docker, Spring Boot, Java.

  • Have implemented & well versed with digital/internet web technologies like RESTful Web Services, SOAP Web Services, ESB, JSON, XML, JSON Schemas, XML Schemas, HTML5, HTTP, FTP and JavaScript.

  • Good to have experienced in IBM IIB & MQ.

  • Prefer with Banking or Insurance industry experience.

  • Adaptable to fast-pace environment, self-driven and result-oriented. Good team player with good interpersonal skills and able to work independently and possess initiative.

  • High level of integrity, takes accountability of work and good attitude over teamwork.

  • Takes initiative to improve current state of things and adaptable to embrace new changes.

About Great Eastern
Established in 1908, Great Eastern places customers at the heart of everything we do. Our legacy extends beyond our products and services to our culture, which is defined by our core values and how we work. As champions of Integrity, Initiative and Involvement, our core values act as a compass, guiding and inspiring us to embrace the behaviours associated with each value, upholding our promise to our customers - to continue doing our best for them in a sustainable manner.
We work collaboratively with our stakeholders to look for candidates who exhibit or have the potential to embrace our core values and associated behaviours, as these are the key traits that we expect from our employees as they develop their careers with us.
We embrace inclusivity, giving all employees an equal opportunity to shine and play their role in exploring possibilities to deliver innovative insurance solutions.
Since 2018, Great Eastern has been a signatory to the United Nations (UN) Principles of Sustainable Insurance. Our sustainability approach around environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations play a key role in every business decision we make. We are committed to being a sustainability-driven company to achieve a low-carbon economy by managing the environmental footprint of our operations and incorporating ESG considerations in our investment portfolios; improving people's lives by actively helping customers live healthier, better and longer; and drive responsible business practices through material ESG risk management.
To all recruitment agencies: Great Eastern does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our email or our employees. We will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
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