MVPindex Senior Back End/API Engineer

  Austin, TX
  Posted/Updated: 07/06/21

Job Summary

Headquartered in the heart of Austin, Texas, MVP is the emerging standard global brands use to value their sports and entertainment sponsorships and understand who engages with, or purchases, their products. Our clients — Fortune 500 brands, professional teams, global agencies, and media — use MVP as the standard for benchmarking sponsorship performance, understanding audiences, and deciding where to run and how to measure campaigns.

About the Role:

The API Engineer role is a full-time position focused on building services that act as a bridge between our media analytics software and our user interfaces. There is additional opportunity to assist with UI development through both individual work and pair programming. The developer will work with a small, highly focused, and collaborative team to build tools and systems to enhance our core UI and provide unique insights for customers and stakeholders.

This role requires an advanced skill set across a variety of technologies. The individual will remain on the cusp of new technologies in the JavaScript space through shared team knowledge and individual study.

What You’ll Do:

·       Maintain empathetic and open communication with teammates.

·       Write and review testable, scalable code by setting expectations and priorities throughout the development life cycle. Assist in technical design for projects of moderate complexity. Research and implement industry best-practices and trends to ensure the efficacy of architectural direction.

·       Build modular, reusable software, with an eye toward future use, scalability, maintainability, and performance. Continuously work to bolster API design and implementation processes to improve quality, efficiency, and predictability.

·       Collaborate closely with Design, Engineering, Product, and other stakeholders to understand and drive business requirements and user experience goals. Maintain empathy with the end user, and use that empathy to guide decision-making.

·       Actively invest in more junior engineers, teaching both technical and soft skills. Encourage colleagues to strive for excellence in their work.

What Skills & Experience We'd Like You To Have:

·       Expert level understanding of Node.js & JavaScript (5+ years experience).

·       RESTful API design.

·       Experience with any NodeJS API framework (Express, Hapi, Koa, Restify, etc.).

·       Understanding of SQL databases and querying them (MySQL, Postgres).

·       Experience using CI tools (Gitlab, Jenkins, Circle CI, etc.).

·       Experience developing and deploying with containers in cloud services.

·       Testing, including unit, integration, performance, and load testing.

It’s A Plus If You Have:

·       Knowledge of Typescript is a plus.

·       Elasticsearch development experience is a plus.

·       Social Media Analytics & API consumption experience is a plus.

What You Will Get Out Of It:

·       A team of talented, hard-working colleagues

·       The opportunity to invent new solutions, grow your career, and enhance your skill-set

·       Competitive health insurance premiums (medical, dental & vision)

·       Unlimited, flex vacation policy

·       Competitive compensation

·       The ability to learn and grow from technology innovators and disruptors


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