Lead API Developer

Technology Web Engineering United States -Remote Full-time

Job Overview

Hathway is looking for a highly capable full-stack developer to join our growing web engineering team, reporting directly to the Principal Software Architect for the API.
The Lead API Developer at Hathway is a highly capable software engineer with strong technical skills who will take ownership of Hathway’s core NomNom API codebase and contribute towards extending it to meet the needs of Hathway’s growing list of clients. You will collaborate with Engineering and internal teams, design API components, and help deliver performant digital experiences to millions of users.

WHAT YOU'LL DO HERE

  • Program software solutions in accordance with business requirements.
  • Participate in product strategy, design, and product discussions with internal teams to determine how to deliver the best experience for users.
  • Mentor junior developers on software development techniques, standards, and best practices
  • Engage in knowledge sharing opportunities for the engineering team.
  • Collaborate with Engineering and internal teams to deliver a best-in-class customer experience for Hathway’s brands.
  • Capture and share best-practice knowledge and domain expertise for software architecture & engineering.
  • Act as a technical lead for Hathway’s NomNom API server, representing the Technology team in discussions with the product team to define new features & functionality as well as create and execute work plans to build & deploy roadmap features to the brands that Hathway works with.
  • Perform technical discovery and communicate API capabilities and constraints to the product team to ensure requirements map to the API’s capabilities, as well as work with Engineering to ensure the back-end and front-end are seamlessly integrated into the API.
  • Develop the API codebase and work with project teams to deliver the required features and functionality within the web & app experiences

YOUR BACKGROUND

  • BS graduate in Computer Science/Engineering or a related technical field, or relevant experience in computer software engineering
  • 5+ years of experience writing code in an object-oriented language; some experience developing unit tests is preferred
  • 4+ years of relevant, professional, Node.js API server development experience, including deep experience integrating an API codebase with third-party web services
  • Demonstrated Angular.js experience within a large-scale web application codebase and demonstrated experience delivering highly performant, scalable, fault-tolerant digital experiencesHigh proficiency in maintaining a multi-tenant API codebase according to best practices
  • Experience in performing technical discovery for new integration points for third-party platforms and services
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect, or comparable cloud computing certifications preferred
  • Excellent problem-solving skillsStrong technical communication skills
  • Must be able to work cohesively as a member of the team
  • Able to multitask and prioritize tasks across multiple projects
  • Proficiency in communicating technical concepts and solutions to non-technical audiences

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