Software Engineer - API Architect

Software Engineer - API Architect   |   Stamford, CT

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The API Architect will help define the technical strategy, architecture and implementation of the next generation of our metadata services. This role will partner with the technology leadership on technical direction, future strategy and development of our API. Tru Optik is a fast-paced startup environment, where we value team members that can apply past knowledge, but think out of the box and look for creative ways to solve complex problems.


Duties:
• Design and manage a flexible, large scale REST API using cutting edge methods
• Research new technologies, develop prototypes, provide guidance to engineering teams, and lead technology integration into existing systems
• Address performance requirements, such as large data feeds and low latency
• Develop meaningful API key performance metrics
• Provide leadership in all areas of the development process, including development standards and practices, system architecture and design, functional and technical design, integration and implementation, and unit and regression test design


Highlights:
• Working for a rapidly growing start up with room for advancement
• Incentive stock options package
• 401K with company match
• Generously subsidized employee and family health insurance
• 24/7 snacks and beverages and company wide lunch weekly!
• Diverse and inviting work environment


Required Experience:
• BS in Computer Science or Engineering, with 3+ years industry experience preferred
• Expert knowledge of Ubuntu Linux and AWK
• Knowledge of Lua, Aerospike, Nginx
• Ability to script and code in Unix BASH and either PHP, Python or Node or other relevant languages
• Knowledge of file systems and storage management (ext4, xfs, zfs)
• Fully capable of moving data through transformations into models and human-readable form at scale


Required Talents & Attributes:
• 5+ years software development and architecture experience
• BS in Computer Science or Engineering, MS preferred
• Strong experience developing REST APIs
• Expert knowledge of MySQL, Mongo and Redis
• Knowledge of Lua, Aerospike, Nginx
• Ability to script and code in Unix BASH and either PHP, Python or Node or other relevant languages
• Knowledge of data structures and hashing techniques


About Tru Optik
Tru Optik is a trailblazer in data driven millennial audience and consumer monetization. Armed with the largest census level audience measurement of global OTT media consumption, Tru Optik uses interest and behavior segmentation to empower brands, media companies and agencies to deliver targeted advertising and experiences to millennials across all channels.


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