Senior API Engineer, API Platform Team

Syncbak is adding a Senior API Engineer to its API platform Team.

Senior API Engineer, API Platform Team

As a member of the API Platform team, you will be responsible for gathering requirements, designing and developing the API’s that power our SimpleSync platform. But we don’t stop there!  We are developer advocates that maintain the client libraries and CLI to enable a better user experience when interacting with our API’s.

You will work with an extremely talented and accomplished team in the live video streaming space. You will gain in-depth knowledge on multiple and highly scalable, end-to-end live streaming platforms.

Position Duties & Responsibilities

  • Developing our SimpleSync API that is used by all of our customers
  • Review and assess product requirements, develop time estimates, and break down work into manageable tasks
  • Design, implement, and deploy new live video streaming features
  • Create, test, and document services and their operational process
  • Collaborate across the company to define, design, build and improve critical streaming systems
  • Collaborate with and provide feedback to backend teams responsible for the APIs and other services supporting video playback
  • Design stable, maintainable software solutions to meet product requirements
  • Entrepreneurial mindset as this person will dabble in many platforms.

Technologies you will be exposed to

  • Go
  • gRPC
  • Microservices
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Terraform
  • CircleCI
  • OpenTelemetry

Required Capabilities

  • 7+ years of development experience
  • 3+ years of experience of developing and deploying microservices
  • Ability to mentor junior developers
  • An interest in helping us grow our engineering practices
  • Puts the consumers experience of our API’s first
  • Are a thinker as much as a coder
  • Willingness to share ideas and be receptive to others ideas

Beneficial Capabilities

  • Go
  • Production deployed gRPC service
  • Terraform
  • OpenTelemtery
  • Amazon Web Services
    • Elastic Container Service
  • CircleCI
    • Private Orb