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AWS API Developer (Lambda, API Gateway) at Genius Central

Do you wake up excited to build out serverless applications on AWS?  If so, you will focus on building out our RESTful APIs using API Gateway, Lambda, Cognito, DynamoDB, Cloud Formation, SAM CLI.  These APIs serve our customers, our applications and our internal users.  Currently most of our APIs are written using C# / .Net Core, you will help shape our future API landscape and accelerated API development using AWS technologies.  

You must be a strong AWS developer, confident in code quality, advocate for best practices and patterns, think security first and be comfortable working in an agile team using continuous delivery. 

Essential Skills and Responsibilities:

  • Strong AWS Developer using API Gateway, Lambda, DynamoDB, RDS, CloudWatch, CloudFormation, SAM CLI
  • Write unit and integration tests for API endpoints
  • Pay careful attention to authorization and authentication concerns as they relate to APIs
  • You insist on a robust delivery pipeline (AWS Build Tools)
  • Participate in Sprint Planning, Retrospective and Daily Stand Up meetings
  • Do what it takes to help the development team complete the sprint
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Good written and verbal communication skills

You will be a great fit if:

  • You insist on best patterns and practices, code consistency
  • You believe in small batch development and deployment
  • You understand common strategies for code reuse across multiple APIs
  • You understand strategies for safely, continuously deploying code
  • You love to learn, and you learn fast
  • You like working on a team collaboratively to solve complex problems
  • You have a growth mindset
  • You are a fan of pair programming and sharing your work
  • You actively seek out help when you are stuck
  • You are willing to have your point of view challenged, and to respectfully challenge other points of view
  • You are willing to be held accountable and to hold others accountable
  • You like having your work peer reviewed, and peer reviewing other team members work
  • Finishing quality work on time brings you immense pleasure
  • You are able to jump in to our C# / .Net Core API layer if necessary

Recommended Skills (not essential):

  • Implementation of REST API endpoints using C# / Web API / .Net Core / Entity Framework
  • SQS, SNS, S3