API Ninja at Droplr
Bend, OR, US
Droplr, a popular sharing service for teams, is seeking an API Ninja to integrate our service with other popular platforms. If you’re a programmer interested in joining a small, exciting startup with venture capital backing and a bright future; if you’re an engineer who loves mashing up services, hacking apis, building pretty interfaces, and wants to join a team where you can have a huge impact this role is perfect for you.

You’ll be joining a team of talented, creative engineers where you’ll play a critical role in building integrations with platforms like HipChat, Slack and more. This is a great opportunity to be an early key hire for a funded, growing company and build elegant, best-of-breed software that will be used by some of the biggest brands in the world. This is a full-time role based in Auburn, California with occasional travel to Bend or Portland Oregon for team meetups.

Key responsibilities include:

Integrate our service with key third party platforms
Make suggestions to improve and extend our own API
Come up with creative solutions on how to integrate our service with 3rd party APIs
Test our existing integrations to make sure that they are stable
Work closely with the CTO to make recommendations for new integrations.
Work with our Director of Engineering to establish a build, test, and release cycle for new integrations.
Translate interface mockups and wireframes into functioning interfaces.
The ideal candidate will have the following:

Years of experience building solutions that use REST APIs.
A creative imagination on how services can make each other better using APIs.
Expertise in Javascript, HTML5 and CSS3
Experience with integrating front end code with back end API’s using languages like Ruby, Node.js, PHP or an equivalent.
Familiarity with Github workflows: I.E. branching, pull requests, code reviews, etc.
Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
Passionate about building best-of-breed software.