Job Description :
API Developer - 823

Location: Everett, WA
Position Type: 3 months contract – Start date 12/4/2017
Residency Requirements: US Citizens and all other parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply.

Are you an experienced API developer who can deliver high-performance, intuitive API design and implementation? Our client is looking for a talented software engineer to assist in designing and creating the next generation of internal and external APIs to provision, manage, and deliver services.

Essential Job Functions
Feature implementation: building new features and enhancements.
Maintenance: investigate, troubleshoot, and implement fixes for bugs across all systems and tiers
Architecture: participate in technical design of new and existing features
Requirements analysis: consume non-technical user stories, providing feedback when necessary, translating into technical documentation, and/or using as a basis for implementation

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

5-7+ years of progressive technical experience
Hands-on experience delivering high-scale service-oriented architecture architecting including, but not limited to, SOAP and/or REST web services with strong preference for WebAPI experience.
Microsoft .NET Framework.
Proficiency with C#, Web API 2, Entity Framework.
Must be a self-starter, needing little direction and capable of working in a fast-paced development environment.

Desired Skills and Experience:
SQL Server/T-SQL/No Sql experience.
Working knowledge of .Net Core 1.x & 2.0
Strong experience and belief in writing clean / SOLID / DRY code and relentless refactoring
Experience in an agile and scrum environment, working in cross functioning teams and writing and estimating user stories.
Experience with Test Driven Development, Gherkin and Cucumber as a unit test strategy.
Strong Team player - pair programming (including cross discipline QA & HTML), strong collaboration & team ownership.
Accountable & Dependable - do whatever is needed to complete tasks, stories and sprints on time. Follow through every time.
Experience with a continuous integration environment.
Experience with Team Foundation System or similar source control system such as git.
Impact and Influence
Demonstrated passion for learning and bringing new technologies and practices to a team
Experience participating in building, growing and mentoring a team.
Experience delivering high quality code through the product lifecycle in large company.
Driving change across a diverse set of partner teams at varying levels of seniority and technical depth.
Knowledge and experience designing microservices and distributed computation
Great problem solving skills
Outstanding communication skills (verbal and written) and an ability to communicate with internal and external customers at all levels, including management/non-technical audiences
Demonstrated ability to be a team player as well as an independent contributor on the assigned team, striving to reach highest standards of software engineering every day
Demonstrable software architecture and strong software design skills
Track record of shipping high volume web experiences
Be humble.