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Software Engineer (API) at Beeswax - New York City, USA

Salary $110k – $160k

Job Description

Beeswax, named one of Business Insider’s “hottest pre-IPO ad tech startups of 2016,” is looking for a Software Engineer to build and maintain the REST APIs that our customers rely on. Our goal is to offer the most extensible set of APIs in the world of online advertising. You can read more about our APIs at www.beeswax.com/docs.

Our current REST API runs on AWS ECS and is built using PHP, MySQL, and nginx. Our APIs serve internal clients in our stack written in Python, Java, and C++ in addition to external customers.

Beeswax is an engineering-led company that places high value in building great software. Because advertising is extremely high scale (millions of transactions per second) and our team is still small, Beeswax engineers are involved with difficult scale problems all the time.

This position reports to the CTO, a long-time senior engineer from Google who was a key technical lead in the process of scaling Gmail.

Responsibilities include:

Building new features for customers and internal users Maintaining existing features and fixing issues as they arise Architecting solutions to complex systems tasks Testing, managing and releasing high-quality code Working with other engineers to produce a highly-reliable and easy to use advertising API Requirements:

B.S. in Computer Science Strong familiarity with backend REST APIs and relational databases, SQL knowledge and PHP experience is a plus A desire to be deeply involved in product definition. Our engineers are expected to contribute to the direction of their projects. Working knowledge of Javascript, HTML, and CSS Ability and desire to build great software