Job Description :
The Sr. API Developer is part of the Digital Technology Team. They are responsible for the design, implementation and on-going enhancements of digital products and enhancing the digital experience.

The developer must have a strong and continuously evolving technical mastery of RESTful API development focused on Node.js. This includes hands-on programming, participating in design sessions, code reviews, system testing during various phases of development, follow best industry practices and publish API documentations.



About you:

Your areas of expertise include implementing software engineering best practices in design, development and utilization of APIs in cloud platforms. You have a passion for hands-on coding, putting quality first, delivering an exceptional experience to customers and drive efficiency through the creation of extendable and reusable service components.



Responsibilities

o Design APIs, develop shippable code, documentation and unit test new features for digital products.

o Works with fellow API Developers, Team Leads, Architects to deliver features through the creation of re-usable RESTful APIs.

o Collaborate with Quality, Product and Cloud Engineering teams to keep digital assets fully functional, secure and up-to-date with business needs.

o Perform pair programming, effectively communicate ideas with the team, assist in systems integration, performance testing and product releases

o Implement policies, roles, data access controls, monitoring events, resolve system and data issues for continuous functioning of APIs



Qualifications

o Must have 3 years of API / Server side development experience (preferably Node.js)

o Must have 1 year of experience in cloud platforms (preferable AWS: both traditional EC2 and serverless Lambda), developing microservices, CI/CD solutions (including Docker), message queue systems and background task management.

o Must have 1 year of experience in developing NoSQL databases, designing data models and proficient in querying document stores (preferably MongoDB

o Knowledge in API security frameworks, token management and user access control including OAuth, JWT, OpenAPI, etc.

o Must demonstrate strong programming skills in Javascript

o Experience working with API Gateway, CDNs, API Performance testing, CI/CD pipelines and monitoring tools.

o Ability to work in an Agile / SCRUM environment.

o Self-directed with a start-up/entrepreneur mindset.

o Ravenous about learning technology and problem solving.

o Strong writing and communication skills.