Senior API Engineer, Developer Relations (Skilled Communicator)

Remote, Canada /
Engineering – Development /
Full-Time
/ Remote
At 8x8 Inc. [Nasdaq:EGHT] we put communications at the heart of our business and build technology that allows people to connect anytime, anywhere they are in the world, and on any device. XCaaS - the 8x8 eXperience Communications Platform - brings together Employee and Customer Experience, enabling hybrid workforces across the globe to connect, collaborate, and delight customers, while providing businesses with real-time communications analytics, intelligence and unique insights.

Learn more on our company website at www.8x8.com and follow our pages on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

The API Engineering team at 8x8 is hiring! (Remote OK) — the API Engineering team focuses on building the tooling and infrastructure for building, deploying and maintaining APIs.

What we're looking for
You're an engineer with 5+ years in enterprise software engineering developing high quality software. (We're flexible for talented individuals with experience)
You're passionate about API design and the 0-200 experience (https://0to200.com).
You seek ways to reduce friction for developers.
You have experience with Kong and writing Kong Plugins or with Apigee flows
You believe developer experience is of high importance.
You have an ability to execute efficiently and are an effective communicator.
You don't need to be told what to do, you work asynchronously, and can handle operating autonomously.
You're open to feedback and love improving.

Bonus Points:
You've worked with Kong or Apigee in the past. Extra bonus if you've developed plugins/shared flows.
You've built APIs with Java using Spring

What you'll do
Help build and define the future of APIs at 8x8.
You'll work on the API developer experience. Creating and designing patterns for building APIs, deploying them, and reducing friction wherever possible.
You'll be directly involved in making decisions that impact all developers at 8x8
Write code, build examples, and help engineering teams deploy their APIs.
Work with Apigee and Kong.
Help build and drive automation to build a world class API development experience at 8x8.
Help mentor other engineers at 8x8

You should include these in your application:
We want to get to know you! Do you have a blog, website, or a project you're proud of? Include it! We'd love to check it out.
A bit about yourself.
Sample code if you've got it!
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