Lead API Software Engineer

API, Software development, Agile, .NET, Microsoft Windows Azure, MongoDB, Web API, C#, Database
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Overview

GDC IT Solutions is currently seeking a Lead API Software Engineer in the State College, PA area.

Position Overview

Want to be part of a team that is a global leader in API traffic, serving nearly 2 trillion API requests per month? We re looking for a Lead API Engineer to help us design, build, and maintain the platform and codebase that powers global weather API s, with the goal of delivering near real-time weather data and alerts to save lives, protect property, and help people prosper. Someone who strives for simplicity and performance yet exhibits a passion for innovation. In this role, you will create world class weather API s to be used by web and mobile applications, global handset manufacturers, large and small enterprises, and consumers alike. This technical leadership position will work cross-functionally with Product Managers, key business stakeholders, and other Engineering teams, in an Agile-based environment, to rapidly deliver high-quality API s. If you are interested in one of the largest, most widely used API s in the world, and you enjoy technical challenges, apply today! This position is available at our offices in State College, Pennsylvania, and New York City.

Responsibilities
  • Design, implement, and support API frameworks and global API platforms.
  • Deep understanding of cloud infrastructures, Content Distribution Networks (CDNs), caching technologies, and scalability.
  • Expert understanding of Microsoft .NET, .NET Core, Web API, and C# technologies.
  • Designs and writes code for complex features and functionality for high-performing software.
  • Experience in engineering and managing large enterprise / commercial API s to be consumed by both internal and external clients.
  • Experience with databases such as SQL Server, Oracle, Mongo DB, Azure Cosmos DB, Redis.
  • Provides technical leadership to and mentors fellow team members.
  • Demonstrates ability to present technical API solutions to internal and external cross-functional teams, leadership, and at conferences.
  • Collaborates with Product and other business units on timelines and roadmaps.
  • Exhibits effective organizational and technical leadership skills.
  • Ensure deliverables are met with high quality, including those on tight timelines.
Minimum Qualifications
  • BS/BA in related discipline with 8+ years of experience in related field - OR - MS/MA and 5+ years of experience in related field.
  • Demonstrated experience designing, developing, and supporting API solutions for consumption by high traffic, global, applications.
  • Demonstrated experience in software engineering and multiple object-oriented programming languages such as C#, Java, C++, Swift, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience with CDN s, edge technologies, and caching.
  • Displays a high level of critical thinking and analysis in bringing successful resolution to high-impact, complex, and inter-departmental challenges.
  • Experience in a CI / CD environment with tools such as Jenkins, SonarQube, GitHub, and others.
  • Experience presenting technical capabilities at conferences and/or prior teaching experience.
  • Self-driven; strong problem-solving skills; adaptable, proactive, and willing to take ownership.
  • Strong communication skills; excellent collaboration, reporting, and analytical skills.
What We Do

GDC is a full-service IT Staffing and Solutions company specializing in the areas of IT talent placement, application development, multilingual service desk, networking and infrastructure, business intelligence, and project management.

Why Work for GDC?

  • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation
  • Career Growth Opportunities
  • Employee-Centric Environment
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Holiday and Vacation

Equal Opportunity Workplace:

GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

Dice Id : GLOPA
Position Id : 2019-2622
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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