Direct Client Opportunity AWS – API Gateway & Security Engineer

Role : AWS – API Gateway & Security Engineer

Platform : AWS

Location : Plano, Columbus, NY, Delaware

Visa: USC/GC/GC-EAD/TN/H1 with 140 Approved


Required Skills:


AWS developer with Lambda, API gateway, oauth and Cognito Required


Rate: Max 65/hr


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 :

MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH AWS API Gateway creating Restful and WebSocket APIs

MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH AWS Cognito with OAUTH2 Authentication

Work with API Gateway framework components – AWS Gateway Cache & CloudWatch

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 




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