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Back End API Engineer at Tephra Inc

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Loveland, Colorado

Job Description:

Who we're looking for:

API Engineer that will develop and maintain the services and APIs that drive the customer experience. Collaborates with the Scrum Master and development team in translating user requirements into software using agile methodology 

What you'll do:


  • Work closely with end-users to identify issues and capture business requirements

  • Develop compassable services and APIs to support front-end developer team requirements

  • Translate business requirements into system design specifications

  • Perform appropriate development and testing activities

  • Design for high performance and scalability

  • Deploy regular releases in an agile approach

  • Create documentation that supports other development teams in using APIs

  • Work closely with product owners and development teams to understand use cases for APIs

Need to have:


  • Minimum of 4 years of back-end development experience

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related discipline preferred

  • Experience with scalable architectures and API management frameworks

  • Knowledge of platforms and tools, JAVA, Redshift database, and cloud environments

  • Knowledge of big data technologies is a plus

  • Experience with systems deployed on Unix/Linux environments

  • Collaborative with back-end and front-end development teams

  • Able to build a sense of trust and rapport that creates a comfortable & effective workplace

  • Passion for innovation and “can do” attitude

  • Required technical skills: Node.js, REST APIs, Ruby-on-Rails, GitHub

Nice to have:


  • AWS (Elastic Beanstalk)

  • Jira

  • Data Modeling