Senior API Software Engineer

1121 Josephine St, New Orleans, LA 70130
negotiable Expires in 3 months


As a Senior API Software Engineer at zlien you will be responsible for supporting our REST API with advanced prospective and current customers. You will be assisting our customer’s developers in their RESTful client development, implementing new endpoints, fixing bugs, and working in a team. You will get a chance to contribute to a fast growing successful web application that is adopted and used daily by several enterprise companies.

Our software engineers have strong background in software development and computer science, good problem solving skills. Our backend development is done primarily in PHP, so having previous PHP experience is a plus.

Job Duties

  • Plan, design, develop, debug, implement, and support API services
  • Represent the team in collaborations with partners and clients
  • Maintain client library for zlien REST API and help customers implement it
  • Modify existing software to add new features, correct errors, or improve performance
  • Comply with project coding standards and industry best practices
  • Work on a shared code base, in a team environment, cooperating with co-located and remote team members
  • Improve software quality by conducting systems analysis, and recommending changes in policies and procedures
  • Produce detailed software design and specifications
  • Participate in planning for software development projects, and ensure projects are concluded according to the planned delivery date


  • 0-7 years of software development experience
  • Experience implementing RESTful API servers
  • Familiarity with different API technologies, such as REST, SOAP, and GraphQL
  • Good understanding of Swagger and OpenAPI specification
  • Excellent understanding of software engineering concepts
  • Excellent understanding of relational database concepts and SQL
  • Good problem solving and research skills
  • Good knowledge of algorithms and data structures
  • High accuracy in work and keen attention to details
  • Excellent development skills using PHP, or other open source technologies
  • Familiarity with PHP MVC frameworks is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be able to work from our New Orleans office