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Axway Principal Services Architect in Remote, United Kingdom

In 2021, we are pursuing our ambitions to continue to enable organizations' digital transformation. We are looking for our new Principal Services Architect to join Axway's family. Are you ready? Join us now!!!

Together we can. Together we will. Axway is an enterprise integration company that's been around for over 20 years to digitally transform enterprises of all sizes - more than 11,000 in 100 countries at last count. Axway revitalizes heritage IT infrastructures to enable brilliant digital customer experiences, unlock new business innovation and capabilities, and put companies on a secure, future-proof path for growth.

You'll exchange ideas with a culturally rich global community of over 1,800 members who connect remotely or show up onsite in virtually every time zone on the planet. And you'll have the support and camaraderie of your Axway leadership and colleagues to serve as a reminder that you're not alone on your journey, and that every day, you've taken one more step forward. With Axway, you'll go far because we're better together. Learn more:

Axway is currently seeking a Principal Services Architect who is specialised in the Digital Domain. The Principal Services Architect will demonstrate a high level of technical expertise on industry leading Hybrid Integration platforms and API management products. They will have a proven track record of helping customers define their digital architecture to make best use of such products

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that Axway’s API technology is successfully deployed by defining the right architecture to integrate the solution in the customer’s digital environment.

  • Guide Axway’s API Management customers by providing best practice and advice.

  • Provide expert level consultancy on API management technology and its deployment.

  • Participate as a technical expert on Axway AMPLIFY™ products and platforms.

  • Participate to the presales phase to show the value of services to deploy the solution.

  • Lead discovery workshop sessions to gather customer requirements and critical business challenges.

  • Support proof of concepts (POC’s). Contribute to POC plans with agreed use cases. Work with presales support teams to execute on the POC.

  • Support post sales activities such as design assistance for complex use cases, architecture guidance, customer health assessments, and advisory services.

  • Coach client and partner consultants on the digital transformation and technical design best practice

  • Stay current on the latest technology and contributes to the technical direction of the company while keeping a customer-centric approach.

Key Competencies

  • Passion for the Customer Experience

  • Excellent communications skills

  • Strong technical aptitude and a creative drive to solve challenging technical issues.

  • Professional presentation skills; self-starter; cooperative attitude; and a team player

  • Ability to influence key decision makers with customer facing activities.

  • Ability to present and teach product technical training courses.

  • Flexibility and professional excellence are the most important qualities for this position.

  • Management and control of the engagement with the client, including acting as the lead consultant when multiple roles are required.

Qualifications and Experience

  • (Must have) Minimum of 3 years of externally (customer) facing Full Lifecycle API Management Architect/Consultant experience within an IT Software product company or Systems Integration/Consulting firm using products like Axway/Vordel, Apigee, Mulesoft, Oracle, IBM Datapower/API Connect/StrongLoop, WSO2, Akana, TIBCO/Mashery, CA/Layer 7, etc.

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in the IT industry working with API Gateways, SOA, EAI, ESB, Networking, Security, Middleware, B2B, B2C and business applications.

  • Hands on development experience with some of the following: Java, JavaScript, Python, PHP, Ruby, NET / C#, C, XML, SOAP, JSON, REST, OpenAPI, NodeJS and other API related technologies

  • Broad understanding of mobile, cloud, on premise, and hybrid solutions as well as containers and deployment platforms (Bluemix, Azure, AWS, etc).

  • Vast knowledge around enterprise security, identity management (IAM), and best practices minimally including PKI, CA, TLS, S/MIME, AuthN, AuthZ, SSO, SAML, LDAP, OpenID, Multifactor, and OAuth.

  • Experience with networking protocols and technology: TCP/IP, SMTP, FTP, HTTP, DNS, WAN, LAN, VPN, Internet, Intranet, Extranet

  • Best practice and experience with DevOps tools such as Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Maven, GitHub, Chef, Puppet, etc.

  • Technical knowledge: Strong Unix/Linux/Windows, Networking, Oracle, MySQL, MS SQL databases, Cloud services (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS);

  • Experience of working with enterprise level, blue chip, companies is preferred.

  • Experience of working within or with Banking/FSI, Automotive, Pharmaceutical, Government, and/or Supply Chain Domains is a plus

  • Willingness to travel across Northern Europe and to the EMEA headquarters in Paris, as business needs demand, is expected.


  • Bachelor's Degree, with a technical major, such as engineering in Computer Science or Information Systems or equivalent work experience.

Axway is an EEO and AA Employer

ID: 2021-6577

External Company Name: Axway Software SA