Senior API Engineer, Developer Relations (Skilled Communicator)


Canada Remote Only

Full time

Developer Relations

Java APIs

Jan 26

About the Job

At 8x8 Inc. [Nasdaq:EGHT] we put communications at the heart of our business and build technology that allows people to connect anytime, anywhere they are in the world, and on any device. XCaaS - the 8x8 eXperience Communications Platform - brings together Employee and Customer Experience, enabling hybrid workforces across the globe to connect, collaborate, and delight customers, while providing businesses with real-time communications analytics, intelligence and unique insights.

The API Engineering team at 8x8 is hiring! (Remote OK) — the API Engineering team focuses on building the tooling and infrastructure for building, deploying and maintaining APIs.

Job Responsibilities

  • Help build and define the future of APIs at 8x8.
  • You'll work on the API developer experience. Creating and designing patterns for building APIs, deploying them, and reducing friction wherever possible.
  • You'll be directly involved in making decisions that impact all developers at 8x8
  • Write code, build examples, and help engineering teams deploy their APIs.
  • Work with Apigee and Kong.
  • Help build and drive automation to build a world class API development experience at 8x8.
  • Help mentor other engineers at 8x8

Skills & Experience

  • You're an engineer with 5+ years in enterprise software engineering developing high quality software. (We're flexible for talented individuals with experience)
  • You're passionate about API design and the 0-200 experience (
  • You seek ways to reduce friction for developers.
  • You have experience with Kong and writing Kong Plugins or with Apigee flows
  • You believe developer experience is of high importance.
  • You have an ability to execute efficiently and are an effective communicator.
  • You don't need to be told what to do, you work asynchronously, and can handle operating autonomously.
  • You're open to feedback and love improving.

Bonus Points:

  • You've worked with Kong or Apigee in the past. Extra bonus if you've developed plugins/shared flows.
  • You've built APIs with Java using Spring

You should include these in your application:

  • We want to get to know you! Do you have a blog, website, or a project you're proud of? Include it! We'd love to check it out.
  • A bit about yourself.
  • Sample code if you've got it!

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