API Engineer – Las Vegas, NV

Our client is a fast growing company opening the doors and making digital ad buying easier for everyone so that anyone can launch a campaign in minutes using their platform. They’re looking for a detail-oriented API Engineer with a track record of delivering results to join their team. You’ll report to the Director of Software Architecture, working as a back-end software developer to create APIs that are easy and fun to use for consumers. The ideal candidate is a team player who understands every aspect of APIs from creation to potential pain points.RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Stay up to date on pertinent standards and specifications for API implementation
  • Prioritize and track your work in sprints using agile methods
  • Discuss requirements for future API springs with key stakeholders
  • Translate the APIs specifications in a simple and straightforward way so that any audience can clearly understand its functions and value
  • Compose automated tests for API endpoints and monitor them to ensure API endpoints are performing within operations requirements
  • Track and report bugs

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 4+ years of relevant software development experience required with experience in a startup, software company or advertising company preferred
    • Background in agile software development
    • Experience coding APIs and using OpenAPI 3.0
    • Strong knowledge of HTTP and APIs, including reading and writing, documentation, and operations
    • Effective communicator who can write documents so that API users can understand
  • Ability to multitask and deliver work according to deadlines
  • Team player who inspires others to innovate and collaborate
  • Learns dense concepts quickly
    • Experience with PhP, AWS (particularly DynamoDB and Lambda), Typescript, Asana, and Slack software is a plus
  • Willing to relocate to our office in Las Vegas, Nevada preferred

 

To apply, please email your cover letter and resume here:
searchlight@prohaskaconsulting.com

 

 

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