API Engineer (L 08)

API Engineer (L 08)

Synchrony Financial
2-5 years
Not Specified

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Job Description:
Role Summary/Purpose:
Billions of transactions and you'll touch all of them if you join our IT team as API Engineer. Imagine the sheer scale of what we impact every second of every day. Now imagine what you can do with that influence. This is where you can shape the future of payments.
As an API Engineer, you'll be part of an amazing team working on our API's leveraging cloud technologies.
It's the ideal time to come aboard - we're focused on the future, continuing to evolve a company and help define the financial technology industry. With so much opportunity available, this is where you can make your mark.
You're the one we're looking for if you:

  • Are passionate about creating software that makes things easier for hardworking families

  • Have common sense-can you think through your designs to make sure they're the best

  • Are a coder who's also a problem solver, capable of creating elegant, testable code that's robust and scalable

  • Are ready to be disruptive and interesting in the commerce space

  • Can work with product, operations and project management as one agile team

  • Are ready to own your own career and destiny

  • Value results

  • Have tech chops: Software development skill are a must

  • To work in flexible shift timings and participate in a cross-shore development team

  • Influence and collaborate to create amazing API's

  • Participate in Peer Review

  • Participate in Agile scrums with cross-functional teams

  • Participate in Agile sprints including story writing, planning, daily standups, backlog grooming sessions and reviews

  • Analyze production defects, troubleshoot systems, identify root cause and implement fixes

  • Work with third party vendors to develop software and/or integrate their software into our products

  • Perform other duties and/or special projects as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related degree with modern application development experience, with a minimum of 2 years of experience in Technology and 1+ year in API development using Java.

  • Experience developing microservices with 12-factor app methodology

  • Experience with Agile application development and familiarity with tools like JIRA

  • Experience with continuous integration environments and using tools like Jenkins

  • Experience writing unit and integration tests using frameworks like Junit, Mockito, Spring Test

  • Strong desire to develop high quality code with ability to review and leverage quality check tools like Sonar, PMD etc.

  • Familiarity in designing application using SOLID principles, Java and microservice design patterns

  • Familiarity with Cloud Platform like Pivotal Cloud Foundry

  • Experience with Test Driven Development

  • Working knowledge in RDBMS Strong communication skills with technical and non-technical peers

  • Strong cross-functional team player with the ability to work seamlessly across a matrix organization

  • Desire to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to influence clients, team members, management and external groups

  • Strong attention to detail in a team environment

  • Strong oral and written communication, analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to analyze, use structured problem solving and available tools to troubleshoot systems, identify root cause, action plans, impact and resolution options

  • Passionate to learn and understand diversified business domains and technologies

  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and frameworks

  • For Internal Applicants: Understand the criteria or mandatory skills required for the role, before applying.

  • Inform your Manager or HRM before applying for any role on Workday.

  • Ensure that your Professional Profile is updated (fields such as Education, Prior experience, Other skills) and it is mandatory to upload your updated resume (Word or PDF format)

  • Must not be any corrective action plan (First Formal/Final Formal, PIP)

  • Employees who have completed 18 months in the organization and 12 months in current role and level are only eligible.

  • Existing Level 5,6 & 7 are eligible to apply, will be considered for Level 8 if selected

Desired Characteristics:

  • Desire to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment

Level/Grade: 08Information Technology

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