Lead Back End Developer

Mexico /
Technology – Solution Engineering /
Full Time
Bounteous is a leading digital innovation partner for the world’s most ambitious brands. Our organization creates transformative digital experiences through services that include strategy, experience design, technology, analytics and insight, and marketing.

We're looking for a Lead API Developer to take ownership of the core NomNom API codebase and contribute towards extending it to meet the needs of our growing list of clients. You will collaborate with Engineering and internal teams, design API components, and help deliver performant digital experiences to millions of users.

Role and Responsibilities

    • Program software solutions in accordance with business requirements
    • Participate in product strategy, design, and product discussions with internal teams to determine how to deliver the best experience for users
    • Engage in knowledge sharing opportunities for the engineering team
    • Mentor junior developers on software development techniques, standards, and best practices
    • Collaborate with Engineering and internal teams to deliver a best-in-class customer experience 
    • Capture and share best-practice knowledge and domain expertise for software architecture & engineering
    • Act as a technical lead for the NomNom API server, representing the Technology team in discussions with the product team in order to define new features and functionality as well as create and execute work plans to build and deploy roadmap features for the customers' brands 
    • Perform technical discovery and communicate API capabilities and constraints to the product team to ensure requirements map to the API’s capabilities, as well as work with Engineering to ensure the back-end and front-end are seamlessly integrated into the API
    • Develop the API codebase and work with project teams to deliver the required features and functionality within the web & app experiences
    • Maintain and iterate NomNom API so that the codebase can continue to be leveraged in a multi-tenant environment
    • Perform other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or a related technical field, or relevant experience in computer software engineering
    • 7+ years of experience writing code in an object-oriented language; some experience developing unit tests is preferred
    • 7+ years of relevant, professional Node.js, API server development experience, including deep experience integrating an API codebase with third-party web services
    • Experience in performing technical discovery for new integration points for third-party platforms and services
    • Moderate to high proficiency skill in maintaining a multi-tenant API codebase according to best practices
    • Excellent problem-solving skills
    • Strong technical communication skills
    • Must be able to work cohesively as a member of the team
    • Able to multitask and prioritize tasks across multiple projects
    • Proficiency in communicating technical concepts and solutions to non-technical audiences

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