Brooklyn, NY

Lead API Engineer

Talener

Job Title:  Lead API Engineer  
 
Job Type: Full-time 
 
Location:  Fully Remote (Eastern Standard Time strongly preferred) 
 
Required Technology and Skills:
 
  • 5+ years of software development experience focused on the back end, specifically working on API development and architecture 
  • Experience with Node.js API development 
  • Comfortable working with Apollo GraphQL 
  • Deep understanding of microservices and microservice architecture 
  • Ability to work cross functionally with Product, Design, Front End, and Mobile teams 
  • Industry experience in media, publishing, or a related field + comfortable in a large scale CMS environment 
  • Knowledge of MongoDB 
 
Additional Skills: 
 
  • Prior experience mentoring engineers 
  • Comfortable in an agile environment 
  • Understanding of the deployment process 
  • Cloud computing experience, ideally in AWS environments 
  • Located in NYC metro area or another geography on Eastern Standard Time
 
Salary Range: Up to $150,000 (based on experience) 
 
Benefits and Perks:
 
  • Health, dental, vision benefits 
  • PTO plan 
  • 401k Plan w/ company match 
  • Commuter Benefits for local candidates 
 
Client:  Global media company 
 
Additional Information:   
 
Our client is an international media powerhouse, they have quickly risen to the top of the ranks in terms of audience engagement and have captured the critical Gen Z audience in a way that many of their competitors have failed to. In the role of API Team Lead, this person would be responsible for internal and external API’s that power our client’s digital business which generates 2 million unique visitors on their .com properties alone, not to mention the users on their web, mobile, and TV apps. This is a very high impact, high visibility position and is a critical hire for our client as they continue to grow and scale their business. 
 
If you are interested, please apply directly for immediate consideration or reach out to John Higgins at jhiggins@talener.com
 
 
 

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style="line-height:12.95pt;font-family:serif;font-size:13px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Tahoma,Geneva,sans-serif;">5+ years of software development experience&nbsp;focused on the back end, specifically working on API development and architecture&nbsp;</span></span></li><li style="line-height:12.95pt;font-family:serif;font-size:13px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Tahoma,Geneva,sans-serif;">Experience with Node.js API development&nbsp;</span></span></li><li style="line-height:12.95pt;font-family:serif;font-size:13px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Tahoma,Geneva,sans-serif;">Comfortable working with Apollo&nbsp;GraphQL&nbsp;</span></span></li><li style="line-height:12.95pt;font-family:serif;font-size:13px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Tahoma,Geneva,sans-serif;">Deep understanding of microservices and microservice architecture&nbsp;</span></span></li><li style="line-height:12.95pt;font-family:serif;font-size:13px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Tahoma,Geneva,sans-serif;">Ability to work cross functionally with Product, Design, Front End, and Mobile teams&nbsp;</span></span></li><li style="line-height:12.95pt;font-family:serif;font-size:13px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Tahoma,Geneva,sans-serif;">Industry experience in media, publishing, or a related field + comfortable in a&nbsp;large scale&nbsp;CMS environment&nbsp;</span></span></li><li style="line-height:12.95pt;font-family:serif;font-size:13px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Tahoma,Geneva,sans-serif;">Knowledge of MongoDB&nbsp;</span></span></li></ul><div style="line-height:12.95pt;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-size: 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style="line-height:12.95pt;font-family:serif;font-size:13px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Tahoma,Geneva,sans-serif;">Understanding of the deployment process&nbsp;</span></span></li><li style="line-height:12.95pt;font-family:serif;font-size:13px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Tahoma,Geneva,sans-serif;">Cloud computing experience, ideally in AWS environments&nbsp;</span></span></li><li style="line-height:12.95pt;font-family:serif;font-size:13px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Tahoma,Geneva,sans-serif;">Located in NYC metro area or another geography on Eastern Standard Time</span></span></li></ul><div style="line-height:12.95pt;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Tahoma,Geneva,sans-serif;"><span style="width:36pt;">&nbsp;</span></span></span></div><div style="line-height:12.95pt;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Tahoma,Geneva,sans-serif;"><strong>Salary Range:&nbsp;</strong>Up to&nbsp;$150,000 (based on experience)&nbsp;</span></span></div><div style="line-height:12.95pt;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Tahoma,Geneva,sans-serif;"><strong>&nbsp;</strong></span></span></div><div style="line-height:12.95pt;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Tahoma,Geneva,sans-serif;"><strong>Benefits and Perks:</strong></span></span></div><div style="line-height:12.95pt;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: Tahoma,Geneva,sans-serif;"><strong>&nbsp;</strong></span></span></div><ul type="disc"><li style="line-height:12.95pt;font-family:serif;font-size:13px;background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="font-size: 14px;"><span style="font-family: 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