Domain Expert YAML API

Posted on: 13 January 2022

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Job intro

40 hours a week -

09-01-2022 till 30-06-2022 -

Possible extension: Yes


ABN AMRO Amsterdam


Assignment context and description of activities

Main focus: Dispatch of incoming YAML reviews

The incoming requests for YAML reviews need to be dispatched across the (other) reviewers. Part of this job is to assign the incoming YAML request to the team of reviewers.

making sure that we conduct the review within the agreed timelines.

Organization and Grid/Block support

You are responsible for promoting and application of standards while supporting IT development teams for the API area. You advise the organization on the design of processes and will create, together with other CoEs the right eco-system around the development teams, so that they can perform optimally.

Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance on standards and guidelines is important. You are mandated and responsible for the propagation and control of policies regarding the standards to be applied. You also will look at the current standards and guidelines and update them and keep them current.

Communication and education

You set up and maintains a knowledge management environment. You will proactively stimulate knowledge transfer within the bank concerning APIs. You know how to assess which knowledge is lacking in the target groups. To transfer knowledge, you give presentations, workshops, and training courses for employees, both inside and outside of the bank

With the following results (SMART)

High quality, timely YAML reviews within agreed timelines.

Promoting and application of standards for the API area.

Quality Assurance on standards and guidelines.

Proactively stimulate knowledge transfer within the bank concerning APIs.


Relevant knowledge, skills, competences & desired education level

In-Depth knowledge of API creation process

In-Depth knowledge of API artifacts and service interface specifications (WSDL, YAML, XML, UML, etc),

Experience in writing and reviewing API specifications,

Experience in formulating API guidelines,

standards and best practices,

Knowledge of API Design principles and Patterns,

Hands-on tooling experience: Bitbucket, Sparx Enterprise Architect, Swagger, Postman,

Expertise in Open API specification standards,

Consultancy skills and persuasiveness,

Knowledge of REST architecture and HTTP RFCs,

Knowledge of Domain-Driven Design,

Resource Modelling in Financial services company,

Knowledge of security patterns for APIs eg. OAuth 2.0, JWT, etc.,

Knowledge of API Gateway and other Integration concepts eg. Apigee, ESB,

Working and collaborating across multiple teams.

You speak and write English fluently

Good communications skills, ability to reach an agreement on requirements and solutions in communications with stakeholders at different levels of the organization;

Experience in working in an API environment, preferably in the financial sector;

Additional information (visible for suppliers)

Since this is a niche skill, we require experienced people who are productive from the start. Without the proper experience there is no use in proposing a candidate.

Fully remote is possible for this position.


Sean Verhoef +31(0)20-3337629

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