API Engineer

API Engineer

Whitehall Resources are looking for an experienced API Engineer for an initial 3 month contract in London.

The successful candidate will be required to operate through an umbrella company for this role.

What you will be doing:
– Work closely with Scrum teams to understand business requirements and build scalable APIs to support this
– Hands on server side development with good working knowledge of client side
– Responsible for the entire software development lifecycle, from build, deploy to on-going production support
– Enjoy working with a team of engineers to solve interesting technical challenges
– Provide support to the development teams
– Ensure that the mobile services conform to the client’s controls
– Collaborate with a variety of teams for development and incident management
– Actively participate in the Mobile Engineering Discipline and associated communities

What you will bring to the role:
– Experience developing web APIs for Mobile applications
– Experience with continuous delivery of Mobile applications
– Experience building scalable components with a Microservice architecture
– Strong technical experience on server-side development (Java 8, Spring Boot, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, AWS, MuleSoft API Gateway)
– Understanding and championing of functional programming paradigms and reactive programming (RxJava or similar framework)
– Strong experience in continuous build/integration/deployment tools including Jenkins, Git and Jira
– Exposure to monitoring tools (Splunk, AppDynamics, Prometheus or similar) and fault tolerance tools like Hystrix
– Working knowledge of Python
– Experience of Kotlin is advantageous
– Experience working in Agile teams
– Strong communication skills and a great team player
– Troubleshooting skills
– Performance testing

All of our opportunities require that applicants are eligible to work in the specified country/location, unless otherwise stated in the job description.