Sr API Platform Engineer (MuleSoft Admin)
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As a MuleSoft Administrator, you will play a vital role in maintaining the stability, security, and efficiency of our organization's integration ecosystem. Your technical expertise and proactive approach to problem-solving will contribute to the success of our integration initiatives and enhance the overall performance of our IT systems.
The MuleSoft Administrator is responsible for the management, configuration, and maintenance of MuleSoft's Anypoint Platform within an organization. This role involves ensuring the smooth operation of MuleSoft's integration solutions, monitoring system performance, troubleshooting issues, implementing security measures, and collaborating with cross-functional teams to support integration projects. The MuleSoft Administrator plays a critical role in maintaining the reliability and efficiency of the organization's integration infrastructure.
· Install, configure, and manage MuleSoft's Anypoint Platform components, including Anypoint Runtime Manager, Anypoint Studio, API Manager, and Gateway.
· Monitor system health, performance, and resource utilization to ensure optimal platform functionality.
· Plan and execute platform upgrades, patches, and updates in coordination with the IT team.
· Deploy, manage, and monitor APIs, integration flows, and connectors within the Anypoint Platform.
· Collaborate with development teams to ensure seamless deployment and integration of applications.
Security and Governance:
· Implement and enforce security policies, access controls, and authentication mechanisms to protect sensitive data and APIs.
· Ensure compliance with industry standards and best practices for data privacy and security.
Troubleshooting and Support:
· Proactively identify and resolve technical issues related to the MuleSoft platform and integrations.
· Collaborate with development teams to troubleshoot and resolve integration errors and anomalies.
· Monitor and analyze system performance, identifying bottlenecks and areas for optimization.
· Implement performance tuning measures to enhance the speed and efficiency of integration processes.
Documentation and Training:
· Maintain comprehensive documentation of configurations, processes, and troubleshooting procedures.
· Provide training and support to development teams and end-users to ensure proper usage of the Anypoint Platform.
· Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including developers, architects, and business analysts, to gather requirements and design effective integration solutions.
· Participate in project planning, providing technical expertise on integration-related matters.
Backup and Disaster Recovery:
· Implement and manage backup and disaster recovery strategies for MuleSoft integration assets and configurations.
Qualifications and Skills:
· Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field (or equivalent experience).
· Extensive experience as a MuleSoft Administrator or in a similar senior-level integration administration role.
· In-depth knowledge of MuleSoft's Anypoint Platform, including administration, configuration, and advanced troubleshooting.
· Proven expertise in performance optimization, scalability, and capacity planning for integration solutions.
· Strong understanding of security protocols, authentication mechanisms, and compliance requirements in integration scenarios.
· Leadership and team management experience, with the ability to mentor and guide junior administrators.
· Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to handle complex technical challenges.
· Effective communication and collaboration skills for cross-functional teamwork.
· Relevant MuleSoft certifications (e.g., MuleSoft Certified Platform Architect) are a plus.
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