Senior Software Engineer, API

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We love empowering curious minds.

At Jungle Scout, we are on a mission to empower entrepreneurs and brands to grow successful e-commerce businesses, and we provide the industry-leading data, powerful tools, and resources they need.

We’re growing and looking for an experienced developer and analytical thinker passionate about delivering API-based services and utilizing the latest AWS cloud architecture to join our team as a Senior Software Engineer. We are looking to hire this person anywhere between the PST – EST timezone.

As a senior software engineer, you will:

  • Design and Build. Design elegant, resilient and scalable architectural solutions. Design and construct RESTful APIs for our enterprise customers as well as for communication with our web application. Write clean and clear code and technical design documents.
  • Mentor. Elevate other engineers on best practices and review their code. Onboard and be a source of knowledge for new team members.
  • Innovate. Be involved in the creation of the API Center of Excellence group to identify API best practices. Help define and implement testing and monitoring strategies. Contribute to the adoption of continuous integration and deployment on your team.
  • Develop Partnerships. Partner with delivery teams to write infrastructure-as-code (IaC). Be a subject matter expert on your team’s domain area for external stakeholders. Proactively monitor the owned services.

Who you are:

  • Experienced API developer. Have expert-level knowledge in the development of scalable, highly reliable, secure, performant APIs with modern technologies.
  • Architect. Have a solid knowledge of different cloud services and computing environments and understand web communication protocols and encryption, including HTTP(S). Understanding what makes a great API and writing technical documentation.
  • Passionate Team Player. Mentor other developers and help them learn the best architectural and coding practices. Influence your team to make quick and effective decisions. Understand the importance of using continuous feedback for improvement.
  • Agile. Have deep experience leading Agile processes, such as Scrum or Kanban, and desire to innovate and help establish the center of excellence for other engineering teams.

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience with Ruby
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code
  • Knowledge of modern DevOps practices
  • Experience working with stakeholders across different domains

Working at Jungle Scout

  • The BEST team
  • Remote-first culture
  • International Meetups
  • Access to Jungle Scout tools & experts
  • Performance Bonus
  • Flexible Vacation
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits & Retirement Program

We prioritize Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

At Jungle Scout, we hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger.

Jungle Scout is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

All offers of employment at Jungle Scout are contingent upon clear results of a comprehensive background check. Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates prior to the start date.

Tagged as: api development, cloud services, computing, web communication protocols and encryption, architecture and coding, scrum or kanban

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