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Smart urban logistics that enables any business to offer prime deliveries

Backend & API Engineer

$15k – $25k • No equity
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API & Backend Engineer


The goal of the API team is to design and build private and public APIs for our different products and components. We work closely with the Product Managers and Engineering Managers to meet the specs and execute the backend implementation on time and on budget. You will be combining true software engineering and API best practices.


REQUIREMENTS

- Strong Computer Science fundamentals
- Experience building APIs, preferably for external developers
- Passion for creating a superlative developer experience, down to those little details that matter
- Empathy towards developers, e.g. when making design decisions and breaking changes
- Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
- Minimum 2 years of experience with modern development tools and workflows such as git, GitHub or equivalents.

RESPONSIBILITIES

- Design pragmatic, RESTful API endpoints that fit in with the rest of our API
- Implement endpoints, address issues, improve performance with the architecture team.
- Build infrastructure that’s specific to our APIs, e.g. serving webhooks with low latency
- Serve as on-call for our API, e.g. responding to API abuse impacting our databases
- Help enhance and build documentation for APIs, Widgets and the whole journey of API usage.
- Contribute with open source project management
- Help to foster our Developer and Partner program
- Collaborate with our infrastructure team for shared infrastructure needs.


NICE TO HAVE

- Well rounded throughout the stack, capable of building infrastructure and product code (UI not necessary)
- Derive job satisfaction from abstracting and refactoring
- Knowledge of NodeJs, GO and/or Clojure
- Personal projects that demonstrate your experience using APIs
- Devops experience deploying Web and Mobile technologies and managing servers.
- Experience using AWS EC2, S3, Lambda, RDS

BENEFITS

- Flexible working hours schedule
- Flexible vacation policy
- Work anywhere seasons (You can change your work environment in specific seasons to work in our different offices around LATAM)
- Annual learning and education stipend
- Multicultural Workplace ( You will learn from all the countries we are established in the region)
- Law Benefits and Social security
- A fridge full of beers and drinks
- Office equipment budget

Meet your team

People you would work with in this role

Markos Calderon Arguello

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VP of Engineering at Shippify, Inc

Leonardo Larrea

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I'm contributing in the most ambitious projects in Shippify that involves machine learning and genetic algorithms integrated into the smart routing engine.

Kevin Campuzano Castillo

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Computer Science Engineering, focus on Mobile application development area. Create, improve and innovate experience of the apps.

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