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Do you currently live within realistic commuting distance from Dallas, TX?
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Within the last 5 years, what role did the following play in your job:
Hands-on API, Microservices and Integrations in development, implementation, and maintenance of complex business applications
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Within the last 5 years, what role did the following play in your job:
Architecture, design and implementation of complex API ecosystems serving Portals and B2B customers.
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Within the last 5 years, what role did the following play in your job:
Building APIs on Google Apigee
Senior API Developer
TX - Dallas


Opportunity Snapshot
Top reasons to consider aligning your career with Digital Realty
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Make your mark as part of a sharp, driven team while building a career at a growing industry leader

If you combine deep technology industry API and DevOps experience with Google Apigee and strong leadership skills, you owe it to yourself to take a closer look at this opportunity. In this role, you will:
  • Play a key role in one of Digital Realty's top initiatives to launch and develop a Global API product that enables direct systems integration to DLR’s portal functionality.
  • Make a significant impact on our organization. As one of the API Developer Leads, you'll influence our direction now and into the future.
  • Continue to advance your skills as you work with state-of-the-art technology
  • Help drive the evolution of one of the world's largest full-service global data center businesses with an emphasis on true interconnection with our customers.
  • Showcase your potential to take on additional responsibilities or advance within our growing organization.
  • Build a progressive career at one of the world's largest data center solution providers
  • Join a team of motivated and imaginative professionals who are building the next generation of collocation and scale offerings in cloud and data-centric solutions
The ideal candidate will be located in the Dallas/Austin area, but we may also consider outstanding candidates near other Digital Realty locations.  Quick question for you - click here

Digital Realty: Where the cloud lives and business thrives. We built the global standard for technical real estate, developing a unique capability to acquire, manage, and scale data center campuses. Now, Digital Realty is building a unique ecosystem of open solutions that power customer growth through exceptional service on a foundation of unrivaled data center expertise. The new Digital Realty combines unparalleled data center services, carrier-dense interconnection, real estate acumen, and financial strength to create a unique power of choice and value when and where our customers need it.
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Take Ownership of a High-Profile Role Leading the Development of a Cutting-Edge Global API Product

The Requirements
Find out what it takes to thrive in this role.
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To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. In addition, to be a good fit for the Senior API Developer opportunity, you will have:
  • 10+ years of experience preferred, including:
    • 7+ years hands-on API, Microservices and Integrations experience in development, implementation, and maintenance of complex business applications (required)  Quick question for you - click here
    • At least 5 years’ of experience as a Senior Developer/Tech Lead in the architecture, design and implementation of complex API ecosystems serving Portals and B2B customers. Quick question for you - click here
    • 5+ years’ experience in building APIs on Google Apigee  Quick question for you - click here
  • Proficiency in API design including API Blueprint, Swagger, RAML, OpenAPI spec, and API security frameworks, token management and user access control including OAuth, JWT
  • Knowledge of cloud and hybrid-cloud implementations including IaaS, PaaS and SaaS – AWS/GCP/Oracle Cloud etc.
  • Solid hands-on experience on software development lifecycles (including working in agile and DevOps projects). Experience with a variety of modern programming languages and web-based development frameworks
  • Experience with building API’s and Integrations for interconnection products is highly desired
  • Deep understanding of various Microservices and integration patterns using REST, HTTP(S), MQ, JSON, XML and SOAP
  • Experience of securing data; understands PGP, SSH, OAuth, HTTPS, SFTP
  • Familiarity with multi-system integration and common issues that can arise when integrating enterprise technologies
  • Demonstrated knowledge of test-driven development practices and experience with any of the version control tools such as GitHub, Developer Cloud Service, Bitbucket and Continuous Integrations with Azure DevOps, Maven, Jenkins
  • Infrastructure deploy tools such as Chef and Terraform or other tools will be plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent technical education in a directly related area
In addition, you will need the following competencies and characteristics:
  • Strong communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation) and the ability to communicate effectively with End User Clients, IT executives, Project Managers, and development teams.
  • Integrity and a team-player approach
  • Ability to mentor team members and providing leadership to resources.
  • A strong focus on understanding customer needs
  • Exceptional analytical problem-solving skills with excellent follow-up habits
  • A self-starter approach with the ability to work in a fast-paced, high-demand environment
  • The ability to successfully manage/execute multiple projects and remote resources simultaneously
As an essential business, we are taking appropriate steps to ensure the health and safety of all employees. Currently, we're working remotely but expect to return to the office shortly. Post-COVID, you'll have a mix of remote and in-office (approximately 60%) work.
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The Role
If you meet the minimum qualifications, feel free to apply at any time. If you'd like some additional details about the role, please read below.
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Digital Realty supports the data center, colocation and interconnection strategies of customers across the Americas, EMEA and APAC, ranging from cloud and information technology services, communications and social networking to financial services, manufacturing, energy, healthcare and consumer products. To better serve these customers we are consolidating multiple portals into a single, global customer portal.

Reporting to the API Engineering Director, as Senior API Tech Lead and Developer, you will work between our technical and Product teams to deliver state-of-the-art technology based on APIs and networking services. You will leverage your strong background in building APIs and integrations for product interconnectivity. Specifically, you will:
  • Translate Product Management business requirements into technical deliverables
  • Architect, design, and develop APIs and Microservices to ensure quality, security, reliability, scalability (up and out), extensibility, testability, supportability, fault tolerance and disaster recovery
  • Provide hands-on development with API and Spring Boot Microservices development
  • Provide input in defining Digital Realty’s API and Integration strategy
  • Define API design standards, patterns and best practices
  • Lead API modeling and design activities in accordance with SOA and RESTful architecture principles
  • Develop detailed API design specifications and documentation including API message schemas and process logic models describing process flows, aggregation, routing, transformation and error handling logic
  • Bring solutions to life by identifying challenges, resolving complex issues, reviewing technical implications, and leading what’s delivered
  • Manage the API platform including throttling, custom analytics, caching, logging, monetization, etc.
  • Play the technical lead and developer role ensuring the technical solution is delivered. Partner with cross-functional members of a team to ensure alignment
  • Provide technical leadership including peer-review of solution designs and related code
  • Coach/mentor junior developers to ensure proper onboarding, adherence to standards, good coding techniques and technical designs are executed
  • Stay up to date on API development methodology, architecture design and technical standards, and translate them into effective business and client solutions
  • Participate in the Agile and DevOps including meetings, estimations, planning and design sessions
This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.
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Why Join Us
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High visibility
This is a strategic corporate initiative and your successes will be noticed by senior leadership. Even more importantly, your successes will make a significant difference for our customers.

Growth without limits
We're growing fast and growing smart, including acquiring businesses that complement and strengthen our core offerings. We're already one of the largest players in our space, and ongoing growth will create opportunities for strong performers.

Entrepreneurial culture
We value collaboration and encourage innovation, and the organization is committed to providing employees the tools they need to excel and develop professionally.

Excellent compensation
In addition to a competitive salary and discretionary bonus potential, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes all you would expect plus some pleasant surprises, like multiple flexible spending plans, a generous company match on the 401(k) plan, and more.
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Road to Success
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This is an individual contributor role responsible for understanding product requirements and serving as a development lead. While you won't have direct reports, you will add value through your strategic insight, product vision, and your hands-on approach to achieving goals. Our pace is fast and the team is nimble. Those who excel here are able flex with demands and interact effectively with dispersed teams and stakeholders across the globe. 

In addition, in order to be an outstanding Senior API Developer, you will:
  • Combine analytical thinking with creativity in solving problems
  • Maintain open lines of communication between and among stakeholders
  • Keep a constant eye out for ways to improve the product and processes
  • Stay abreast of relevant emerging technologies and best practices -- our competitive edge depends on our ability to stay ahead of the curve
  • Make sound decisions, even when you don't have all the information you would prefer to have
  • Ensure a diligent approach to accurate documentation
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Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department at cbosca@engage2excel.com.