API Integration Software Engineer

Dallas, Texas /
Technology – Middleware/Server /
Reg Rock (Full Time)
/ Remote
Who we are:
Brands across the world are reinventing their businesses at an accelerated clip to exceed consumer expectations. Bottle Rocket sits in a unique position to help these organizations build products that improve outcomes for the business and ultimate delight for its customers. We're looking for people like you to join our team today as an API Integration Engineer.

Who you are:
As an API Integration Engineer, you will work with a team of developers to design and implement the responsive and scalable cloud-based services that power our award-winning mobile experiences. You will work with subject matter experts to model and implement efficient business systems by researching and suggesting technical solutions that fit the client's requirements.

Must be located in the USA.

What you will do:

    • Create API design together with API development teams
    • Enforce API specification standards
    • Review detailed designs to ensure appropriate security, scalability and reliability
    • Enhance and manage the API test tools to ensure that the solution conforms to strategic architecture
    • Assist the project team with any tech issues related to API design, performance and gateway
    • Write code and design systems using API Design best practices
    • Work with other developers to design, develop, test, implement and support API applications

What you bring to the position:

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
    • Minimum 6 years' of hands-on software development delivering applications through the entire SDLC process
    • Minimum 3 years' experience developing backend systems with JVM languages
    • Minimum 3 years' experience delivering microservices and RESTful designs
    • Minimum 2 years' experience working with APIs in consumer-facing mobile applications or websites
    • Experience implementing and using API Gateways such as MuleSoft, Azure API Gateway, Apigee, or AWS API Gateway
    • Experience with AWS or Google Cloud
    • Experience with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, Maven, Jira, GitHub and Release Management
    • Experience working with Agile methodologies and Agile development tools such as JIRA

Bonus Points:

    • Professional Kotlin or Serverless development experience
    • Experience developing projects using API-first approach
    • MuleSoft development experience
    • Open-source contributions
    • Active in local meetups, tech blogs and tech community
    • Node.js experience

What's in it for you:

    • "Work from Wherever"- remote working environment
    • Self-managed vacation (no limit on the number of vacation days you can take in a given year)
    • Focus on work/life balance
    • Health, vision & dental benefits
    • HSA contribution
    • 401(k) matching
    • Paid parental leave
    • Transparent environment
    • Many fun company-wide events
    • Top-of-the-line tools
Bottle Rocket is registered as an employer in many, but not all, states. If you are not located in or able to work from a state where Bottle Rocket is registered, you will not be eligible for employment with us. Visa sponsorship may not be available in certain remote locations or for certain positions.

Bottle Rocket is a strategic partner within the worldwide WPP integrated communications network.
To learn more, visit us at bottlerocketstudios.com

Our people are our greatest strength. Bottle Rocket firmly believes in diversity, inclusion, and racial equality for everyone. We are committed to taking a bold stance against inequality and are asking you to join us. We know we have a lot to learn and a long way to go, but we also know that we are taking steps in the right direction.

Equal employment opportunity has been and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Bottle Rocket, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, citizenship, genetic information, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. We are committed to creating and supporting a diverse workforce. In fact, we believe strongly that diversity is one of our best competitive advantages. Whether it's diversity of age, ethnicity, gender, belief systems, or world views, a more diverse group of people will always produce a more robust, creative, and comprehensive solution. We value all Rocketeers' talents equally and support an environment that is inclusive and respectful. None of us is more important than another.