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Mid API Developer

Apex Systems San Antonio Contractor
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***API Platform Developer - MID***

We are currently seeking talented Platform Software Engineers –Mid Level for our San Antonio, TX, Plano, Texas and Phoenix, Arizona. 

Platform Software Engineers create and maintain APIs for our business software applications that our members use. Done well, many may never realize or appreciate how critical these APIs are or how we've made them simpler. Faster. Safer. Yet they help make our members' lives better. It's a great challenge and responsibility.

Here, you will invent. You'll design and test. You'll take risks. You'll create new technology, but the impact you'll make on our members will be far more significant.

As a Platform Engineer, you are expected to be able to function in a fast-paced environment driving innovation through rapid prototyping and iterative development ensuring quality is built into all solutions leveraging TDD. Your responsibilities will require you to be knowledgeable in API development. You will be a part of teams of developers guiding on engineering and architecture best practices as well as demonstrate the ability to partner and engage with other engineers and architects. You will work closely with business clients and UI designers to analyze user requirements, code applications and customize and/or integrate commercial software packages for both internal employees and external member-facing applications across multiple platforms.

As a Platform Engineer, it will be your responsibility to maintain code integrity and quality.



Job Requirements

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • With limited guidance performs defect correction (analysis, design, code) on less complex issues and/or codes applications of medium complexity. With guidance begins to install, customize and integrate commercial software packages. Works with more tenured peers to gain understanding of systems while conducting root cause analysis of issues, reviewing new and existing code and/or performing unit testing.
  • Works with experienced team members to conduct root cause analysis of issues, review new and existing code and/or perform unit testing. Learns to create system documentation/play books and attends requirements, design and code reviews. Receives work packages from manager and/or delegates.
  • Understands and assists in gathering and analyzing customer requirements and may respond to outages following the appropriate processes.
  • Partners with experienced team members to develop accurate estimates on work packages. May begin to identify issues that impact availability

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) majors or 4 additional  years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.  
  • AND, 2+  years of software development experience utilizing one or more of these development languages (Java and/or JavaScript) with experience using one of the following REST frameworks: Jersey or RESTEasy

PREFERRED

  • 2+  years in REST frameworks with focus on API development
  • 1+  years in AGILE methodology
  • 1+  years’ experience integrating with backend services like JMS, J2C, ORM frameworks (Hibernate, JPA, JDO, etc), JDBC.
  • Ability to implement container based APIs using a container frameworks OpenShift, Docker, or Kubernetes.
  • Relational Database design and optimization with Oracle DB2, MySQL, Postgress
  • Familiar with Gradle, GIT, GitHUB, GITLab, etc. around continuous integration and continuous delivery infrastructure
  • Experience testing in REST services
  • Experience in design and develop automated test framework

DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS

 Platform Software Engineers create innovative solutions that impact our members. Collectively, we are:

  • Curious and excited by new ideas 
  • Energized by a fast-paced environment
  • Able to understand and translate business needs into leading-edge technology 
  • Comfortable working as part of a connected team, but self-motivated 
  • Community-focused, dependable and committed 
  • Exceptionally detail-oriented

**please send resumes to  Charles Davidson at Email blocked - click to apply**

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178

 

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WHAT WE DO:

Apex Systems is a division of the 2nd largest IT staffing and services firm in North America. From consulting to staff augmentation, we connect top tech talent with great companies in all industries.

OUR CREDENTIALS: 

Apex earned Inavero’s Best of Staffing™ Client Diamond and Talent Awards for providing superior service to clients and job seekers, putting the company in the top 2 percent of all U.S. staffing agencies.

SUPPORTING OUR CONTRACT EMPLOYEES:

We take the time to understand a candidate’s talents and needs to ensure a good match with companies for contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire positions. Each recruiter within Apex is focused on a specific skill area within infrastructure, applications, and project management. This focused discipline enables our local recruiters to work directly with our candidate’s and focus their talent on the right position at the right time.

WHO OUR CUSTOMERS ARE: 

We serve Fortune 500, mid-market, and emerging companies from a wide variety of industries, including communications, energy, financial services, government services, healthcare, technology, and utilities. 

WHERE WE ARE: 

Apex has branches in over 70 locations across the U.S. and Canada and more than 1,000 employees dedicated to supporting the needs of our clients and contract team members. Visit www.apexsystems.com to find a local branch or connect with an Account Manager or Recruiter.

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