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Sr. API Developer 3 (DIGITAL) - 16705

Vancouver, BC · Information Technology
Our client is looking for a Sr. API Developer on a 12-month contract to start with - here is the overview: 

You would be joining a customer-driven and product-minded team, responsible for our company’s digital evolution. We simplify the path to production so teams can focus on what matters most.

Our mission is to make life easier for millions of customers – and for our team. We build smart, customer-centric and data-driven experiences.

Our team includes a passionate group of strategists, UX and visual designers, full stack developers, content managers, scrum masters, testers, product owners, people experience specialists, and other digital experts.

Our team members are leaders in local and global technology communities, we value and support communities such as: Tech Masters, NodeSchool, Ladies Learning Code, Women Who Code TO and many more!

Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together:
You’re an expert level senior backend developer who’s passionate about crafting substantial experiences through well-engineered products. You are a mentor and guiding voice for developers, who can balance day-to-day workload, with an eye for future improvements of your team.

As a developer within our team, you could be working on leading edge microservice APIs, supporting employees and growing our digital footprint - what you help build will be the underlying systems that help our team achieve better customer experiences. The services you will build will need to be both performant and resilient.

You will be a part of a friendly, cross-discipline agile team who helps each other seek problems across all functions. As a custodian of customer trust, you will employ best practices in development, security, accessibility and design to achieve the highest quality of service for our customers.

Here’s how
  • Make endpoints for frontend apps and other backend services to use / write wrappers for other API developers
  • Ability to track the workflow whenever it's needed.
  • Identify code problems, build solutions and complete code reviews with other developers.
  • Maintaining codebase and making improvements when necessary.
  • Logging, error reporting and analytics.
  • Reviewing accessibility as part of the development process.
  • Collaborate with other teams to get technical requirements to develop a solution.
  • Knowledge about database management and architecture (nice to have)
  • Understand what technologies other teams are using.
  • Work with designers to help them understand possible technical restrictions
  • Familiar with Micro Service Architecture.
  • Maintaining the best security, reliability and performance practices.
  • Assist and rapidly test solutions for the team.
  • Develop scalable solutions with performance and security in mind.
  • Ensure cohesive experience across multiple devices.
  • Responding to incident management calls 24/7 on a on-call schedule to identify production issues and provide resolutions

You're the missing piece of the puzzle
  • A passion for new technologies, you’ve kept up to date on top trends and love to bring new ideas to your team
  • Experience in architecture of microservices
  • Expertise in writing RESTful APIs
  • Experience with incident management
  • Experience using Node.js
  • Familiarity with building and implementing unit and integration tests
  • Willing to work, on occasion, with SOAP APIs
  • Familiarity with security and authentication standards such as OAuth & JWT
  • Experience working in an Agile or Scrum environment
Must to have skills: (please at least 3 skills/exp):

1. API Development Experience (RestfulAPIs/SOAP APIs)
2 NodeJS Development experience
3. Unit Testing/Integration Testing/Incident Management Experience
4. Microservices development/architecture experience

Nice to have skills: (please at least 3 skills/exp):
1. Security and Authentication experience (Using OAuth & JWT)
2. Agile/Scrum Experience

About us
We want to work with people who:
  • Share our passion for all things digital
  • Thrive in an agile, lean and fast-paced environment
  • Clearly see things from the perspective of our customers
  • Are curious, experiment and never stop learning
  • View collaboration as essential to your work
  • Utilize the power of data to inform decisions
  • Embrace diversity and new ideas
  • What you can expect from us:
  • An environment where you’re encouraged to share and act on your ideas
  • Flexible work hours in a central downtown location
  • A welcoming, relaxed office with a casual dress code
  • A culture committed to giving; every year we donate time and resources in our communities
  • Team lunches with a generous supply of healthy snacks
  • A fun, dynamic team that works and plays every day; great ideas can come as easily during an impromptu hallway soccer match or social team outing
  • Bonus points
  • Check out http://telus.com/digital/blog to see how we solve challenging problems for millions of customers with innovative tools.
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