API Engineer II at Vertafore

| Greater Denver Area
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What we want:

  • Be a trusted subject matter expert, SME, regarding system integration and application programming interfaces (API).
  • Hands-on experience with APIs in both a business analysist and implementation capacity.
  • Comfortable speaking with customers and technical teams to understand their needs around the API.
  • Interacting with internal stakeholder including product management, technical support, and sales teams related to:
    • Gather customer requests, partner requests, and general market needs and translate them into product enhancement requests.
    • Know when to deliver the exact thing that is requested and when there's a better but less obvious path.
    • Generate detailed product specifications to illustrate product functionality including business rules, flows and use cases.
  • Participate in Strategy Sessions and make yourself available to answer questions, provide feedback, clarification, and guidance.
  • REST/SOAP HTTP Protocol Knowledge of each protocol and common format types to transmit requests for each MSSQL/Postgres
  • Detail oriented, manages time and tools effectively, excellent internal workplace communicator Collaborate: Strategize with other departments such as product managers, sales, UX and engineering.

 

Customer Success is our success

  • Understand our customers pains and their vision of achievement, while guaranteeing they are educated and deliver them meaningful and reliable solutions.
  • Conduct and manage customer feedback sessions. Excellent communicator in person if required, on the phone, via email, etc.
  • Collaborate with QA to contribute to test plans and ensure the highest quality delivery of features.
  • Marketing on the messaging, positioning, value and benefits of the features you are bringing to market.
  • Effective communication to architects, leadership and executive level team members

What you'll need:

  • Bachelor's Degree or 3-5+ years of relevant API support, or software development experience in an agile software environment
  • Must thrive in a fast-paced, time-compressed and dynamic environment Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and practical experience with Agile development methodologies and Product Owner role
  • Doesn't have to be vast but need to understand how to query tables and make occasional joins to access data we hold in postgres
  • Strong in .Net format for request/responses with our REST/SOAP across multiple applications that are most likely different in their methods
  • Ability to dig into other code languages and work through customer generated code and give guidance to address their needs even if you are not an expert in that coding language.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases

Location

Great location in the heart of downtown Denver just a block away from the RTD lightrail.

What are Vertafore Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Vertafore offers employees 1 paid day to volunteer at the non-profit of their choice.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Vertafore offers opportunities to join several committees, including Women of Vertafore, LGBTQ+, etc.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Vertafore employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 100% of annual salary for up to 90 days of disability.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers $1500 of expenses per person.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $175 for glasses or contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Vertafore offers three different health plans to meet the needs of our employees.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 2 times an employee's annual salary.
Pet Insurance
We offer a Pet Insurance plan through Nationwide.
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Vertafore's team fitness initiatives include in-office yoga, a partnership with Planet Fitness, and other recreational team sports.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Vertafore provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by [provider]. We match up to 50% of contributions up to 3% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vertafore provides up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. We also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
We reimburse up to $2,500 for eligible adoption expenses and 6 weeks of paid leave.
Company sponsored family events
Vertafore sponsors family oriented events semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Vertafore hosts company outings annually.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
In various areas of the office, Vertafore provides weekly fresh fruit services, bagels and donuts on specified days, as well as snacks and drinks.
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Mondays and Fridays.
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Vertafore sponsors recreational clubs that include sports, board games, video games, book clubs, etc.
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $5,250.
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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