Jenis Thomas, APIs Developer in London, United Kingdom
Jenis Thomas

APIs Developer in London, United Kingdom

Member since March 7, 2019
Jenis is a MuleSoft engineer who is passionate about advocating and delivering reusable APIs and integration with a high level of automation in testing and DevOps tooling. He has over a decade of experience using MuleSoft and providing technical leadership to high profile organizations in the UK and over 16 years of experience in building application integrations using various toolsets.
Jenis is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

London, United Kingdom

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Amazon Web Services (AWS), ELK (Elastic Stack), Linux, Docker, Splunk, Azure, AWS, MuleSoft

The most amazing...

...thing I set up was a MuleSoft platform in Hybrid mode along with DevOps tooling, Docker, and ELK. Delivered APIs for two programs valued at £45 million.

Employment

  • Lead MuleSoft Architect

    2018 - PRESENT
    British Petrolium, United Kingdom
    • Architected, designed, and developed large MuleSoft integration programs for various parts of an oil and gas business. Some of them involved very high thru-puts and low response time. Provided design and code review for MuleSoft APIs.
    • Worked with various program stakeholders (program managers, scrum masters, solution architects, security architects, and MuleSoft development teams) to ensure a seamless MuleSoft delivery as part of the program.
    • Defined API architecture patterns. Defined MuleSoft development standards and reusable artifacts. Designed a CI/CD pipeline. Provided design and code review for various MuleSoft programs. Set up custom policies.
    • Managed MuleSoft customer success engagement as part of MuleSoft C4E and the API design review board. Led vendor engagements on interviewing MuleSoft developers and reviewing contracts.
    • Managed performance tuning of MuleSoft APIs, and advocated to decrease licensing cost. Championed automated API regression testing and DevOps to improve speed to market.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), ActiveMQ, Splunk, Azure DevOps, Jenkins, AWS, Azure, Anypoint Studio, MuleSoft
  • MuleSoft Architect | Enterprise Integration Architect

    2016 - 2018
    House of Fraser, United Kingdom
    • Architected, designed, and developed large MuleSoft multimillion integration programs that involved relating the ePoS and warehouse management systems. Set up a MuleSoft DevOPs team to deliver the APIs and integrations.
    • Set up and chaired the C4E team. Designed and implemented the MuleSoft platform in hybrid mode (data center and in Azure). Designed and implemented a CI/CD platform using Jenkins and Docker and a log aggregation platform using ELK.
    • Provided technical leadership to critical programs by recruiting and running a MuleSoft team to deliver these time-critical programs. Reviewed design and code, and provided inputs to performance tuning. Developed reusable artifacts.
    • Provided support and advice to CTO and directors for the successful integration of the MuleSoft platform and delivery of time-critical programs. Owned the technical relationship with MuleSoft, managing licence, leveraging architects.
    • Provided integration roadmap and vision. Integrated the architecture in the architecture review board.
    Technologies: ActiveMQ, ELK (Elastic Stack), Docker, Jenkins, Azure, Anypoint Studio, MuleSoft
  • MuleSoft Architect

    2016 - 2016
    Universities and Colleges Admissions Service, United Kingdom
    • Developed critical business to business APIs. Provided performance tuning of existing APIs that resulted in savings of 4vCore.
    • Provided technical leadership of an existing team of developers to improve the capabilities.
    • Provided API architecture vision and roadmap for the CTO. Improved engagement with the MuleSoft customer success team.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS Push Notification Service (AWS SNS), Amazon SQS, Splunk, Jenkins, AWS, Anypoint Studio, MuleSoft
  • Lead MuleSoft Developer

    2011 - 2016
    BGL Group, United Kingdom
    • Started and led a MuleSoft development team to expose API services out of critical midrange systems. Recruited Java developers and trained them on MuleSoft.
    • Migrated MuleSoft 2.x application to the MuleSoft 3.x platform.
    • Advocated API driven service architecture and Scrum-based agile delivery for APIs.
    Technologies: Bamboo, iSeries, ActiveMQ, Java, MuleSoft
  • Integration Consultant

    2006 - 2011
    Swiss Re, Switzerland / UK / USA
    • Designed and developed various APIs, ESB applications, reusable integration components for insurance, and reinsurance applications.
    • Contributed as part of the application integration team, which resulted from the sale of GE Insurance Solutions to SwissRe.
    • Acted as the technical lead for a pool of 15-25 integration delivery team members.
    Technologies: TIBCO, webMethods, IBM WCM, MuleSoft, Java
  • Integration Lead

    2003 - 2006
    GE Insurance Solution, United States / Banaglore
    • Designed and developed various APIs, ESB applications, reusable integration components for insurance, and reinsurance applications.
    • Acted as the technical lead, delivering integration components for GE Insurance Solution projects.
    • Worked with the GE six sigma team to identify and deliver any savings using application integration.
    Technologies: TIBCO, EMC Documentum, Java

Experience

  • Customer Management (Development)
    https://bitbucket.org/thomas_jenis/custmanagement/

    The project demonstrates the correct usage and standards to be used for a production-grade application. This involves standard dependency management, central logging framework, environment based property management, etc.

Skills

  • Languages

    Java
  • Tools

    Anypoint Studio, Git, ActiveMQ, Amazon SQS, AWS Push Notification Service (AWS SNS), Bamboo, IBM WCM, Jenkins, Splunk, ELK (Elastic Stack)
  • Platforms

    MuleSoft, Linux, webMethods, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, Docker
  • Other

    APIs, iSeries, TIBCO, EMC Documentum, AWS
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, Automated Testing, Azure DevOps

Education

  • Course in Data Science: Data to Insights
    2017 - 2017
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Cambridge, MA, USA
  • Course in Cybersecurity: Technology, Application and Policy
    2017 - 2017
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Cambridge, MA, USA
  • Course in Internet of Things: Roadmap to a Connected World
    2017 - 2017
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Cambridge, MA, USA
  • Course in Tackling the Challenges of Big Data
    2014 - 2014
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Cambridge, MA, USA
  • Master's degree in Computer Applications
    2000 - 2003
    Bangalore University - Banagalore, India

Certifications

  • Sun Certified Java Professional
    MAY 2003 - PRESENT
    Sun Microsystems

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