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Remote API Developer

Company: Oppenheimer & Co.
Location: New York
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

A top financial firm is looking for a permanent remote junior API Developer to join the development team with the intention of migrating the financial applications from various platforms, languages and frameworks (stacks) to a single-page app front-end. They will migrate dozens of data from the backend sources to the front-end sources page via RESTful API calls through HTTP. This initiative requires reliable and speedy back-end systems to respond in milliseconds to requests from many browsers simultaneously using horizontally-scaled deployments behind load-balancers. The back-end systems are a mix of local and non-local systems reachable via HTTP/HTTPS and all responses are be made in either JSON (preferred) or SOAP. Day to day responsibilities include writing object-oriented client-side python code to consume JSON over HTTP from other internal and external systems. The other portion of this hires day will be reading, deploying and testing Javascript calls to the backend APIs created by the team using industry-standard tools like PostMan, Swagger, Safari, Chrome, Edge Developer Console. A strong candidate should have experience building RESTful APIs via HTTP using Python3, leading IDE for coding, debugging, source connections, and listing (such as PyCharm, NetBeans, VisualSource, VSCode, etc.) and deploying back-end applications behind load-balancers (similar to F5s, ALBs, ELBs) for horizontal scale and fault tolerance at the HTTP request level.

-Some experience with Angular, Backbone, or Vue.JS

Exposure to Laravel, PHP 7.x, DOT-NET, JAVA EE and/or other languages.
3-5 years of experience Building RESTful APIs via HTTP in Python 3.

Ability to write object-oriented client-side python code to consume JSON over HTTP from other internal and external systems.

Ability to (de)serialize JSON arrays and data structures.

Strong SQL skills (preferably MariaDB or MySQL).

Keywords: Oppenheimer & Co., New York , Remote API Developer, Other , New York, New York

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