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Job ID: 44850

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API Software Engineer
Our client is seeking an API Software Engineer to join their team in Portland, OR. As a member of the Linear API Team is responsible for building the next generation data delivery platform. Their API is a driver of business growth by providing access to television ratings metrics for a broad range of clients and products, including industry leading ad agencies, national television networks and other products. As a member of this fast-moving team you’ll have large impact on the evolution and adoption of the API as well as on the success of our business.

Work within an agile team to develop new endpoints and enhancements to the Linear Television API.
Recommend and implement creative solutions for improving query response times for large data sets.
Increase scalability and maintainability to support rapid usage growth.
Collaborate openly with stakeholders and clients to continuously improve the product and increase adoption.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or related area preferred, as well as 3 or more years of experience in software engineering or an equivalent combination.
Experience in the design and development of web-based APIs.
Our API is written in Scala, so experience with functional languages like Scala or Haskell is preferred.
We are building everything in the cloud, so experience building, deploying and managing application in AWS is preferred.
Experience using Apache Spark is preferred.
Strong SQL skills nice to have.
Strong communication skills (written and verbal) along with a track record of success delivering large software projects.
Demonstrated knowledge of commonly used software engineering concepts, practices, and procedures.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

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