Senior API Architect, Mulesoft

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Company: VF Corporation
Location: Stabio (TI), N/A
Job Type: Full-Time

VF Corporation is looking for an exceptional Senior Mulesoft API Architect to join our Digital Technology team based in Stabio, Switzerland.

VF is a global apparel company connecting people to the lifestyles they cherish through our family of iconic brands. At the heart of our journey lies our purpose: We power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. This is our purpose. It’s the reason we come to work every day. Our purpose unites us and leads us to pursue our goals, together. This is our calling.

Let's take about the role

As the Senior Mulesoft API Architect you will work closely with the Project Manager, Product Owners, enterprise architects, and all other stakeholders involved to lead implementations of MuleSoft APIs as required by the business.

How you will make the difference

Consulting with the Business on API Implementations:

  • Answering questions about existing APIs for reuse possibility
  • Designing solutions to Business problems using existing and new API functionality
  • Understanding Limitations and Opportunities of Mulesoft Anypoint Platform and the existing implementations.

Specifying API Designs:

  • Creating RAML specifications
  • Updating existing RAML keeping in mind best practices and reuse across the enterprise
  • Negotiating API contracts with Stakeholders
  • Designing Data Mapping between different systems and data formats

Leading the development of APIs:

  • Reviewing code and Pull Requests
  • Assessing the functional and non-functional requirements and creating designs that consider the existing API ecosystem.
  • Mentoring and guiding developers on implementation details.
  • Applying Best Practices to Implementations and assuring adherence to API standards.


  • Discuss APIs with less technical stakeholders
  • Evangelize use cases for Mulesoft APIs
  • Setting expectations for development and project timelines.

What you need to succeed: 

You should be an experienced IT professional with a background in IT Integration/ESB/API and deep knowledge and extensive experience in MuleSoft's Anypoint Studio and Anypoint Platform which includes Design Center, Runtime Manager, API Manager, Exchange.

Furthermore you will have:

  • Experience with Integration Adjacent Technologies and Devops; Jenkins and CI/CD; Git branching, merging, committing, and fix source control conflicts3; SQL, MQ, Certificates, SSL, XML, JSON; and AWS, Azure
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure and time constraints
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills are required; ability to apply systems knowledge to troubleshoot and analyze new issues is critical
  • Self-starter, able to work independently with a proactive working style
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills

Special Requirements: 

  • Travel by air and overnight, as required up to 20% amount of time. Once or Twice yearly travel to USA. 

What’s in it For You

We’re in the business of unleashing human potential, driven by the ideas, energy and commitment of our people. That’s why we offer comprehensive benefits that encourage mental, physical and financial well-being for all VF associates. When it comes to benefits, we’re the total package:

  • A supportive feedback-based culture where respect and integrity guide us in what we do
  • An inclusive international environment where people of diverse backgrounds, lifestyles and nationalities love working together
  • Be part of an iconic lifestyle brand in a multi brand, multi countries organization
  • On site gym offering health and well-being initiatives
  • A discount card with 50% on all VF brands
  • Subsidised canteen and break out areas offering complimentary hot drinks

Free to Be, Inclusion & Diversity 

As a purpose-led, performance driven company, we strive to foster a culture of belonging based on respect, connection, openness and authenticity. We are committed to building and maintaining a workplace that celebrates the diversity of our associates, allowing them to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, VF is committed to support disadvantaged groups whilst providing equal opportunities for both VF associates and applicants alike.

If you like what you have read and want to join our team then we would like to hear from you!