Principal Engineer - API
Crittercism, Inc. - San Francisco, CA

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Position Description

The Principal Software Engineer - API plays a critical role creating
API strategy, architecture, and building APIs/SDKs. The ideal
candidate has a proven track record of engineering high-performance
APIs. This role will create both internal APIs that communicate with
mobile devices as well as external facing APIs used by customers, and
partners to retrieve data from the Crittercism platform.

The Crittercism service currently handles over 30k requests/second
and supports over 30,000 mobile apps across 600,000,000 devices, and
is growing quickly.


Partner with internal teams to ensure that Crittercism
maintains the optimal API strategies, standards and best
Collaborate with product owners to develop both
private and public APIs
Contribute to SDK development

Required Qualifications

4+Minimum of four years of engineering experience, building
public and private developer-facing APIs from design through launch
in scalable solutions
Deep experience in API design best
practices, including high-value, flexibility, business alignment,
well managed and easily supported
Proficient in various
protocols and data formats, including REST, JSON and XML

Expertise with security, including OAuth and SSL

Knowledge of API performance optimization
Proficient in
API versioning, key management, monitoring, scaling, and rate
Experience in creating code samples and sample
Results driven, with strong analytical and
problem-solving skills
Ability to effectively work in a
fast-paced, energetic team environment
Strong verbal and
written skills, ability to communicate effectively with all levels
throughout the organization.
BS in Computer Science or
equivalent in work experience.

About Crittercism:
Crittercism, based in San Francisco, California, is the company
behind the world’s first mobile application performance management
(mAPM) solution. The company’s flagship product, Fathom Mobile
Command, monitors every aspect of mobile app performance, allowing
Developers, IT Operations and Product Managers to deliver high
performing, highly reliable, highly resourceful mobile apps.
Crittercism provides a real-time global view of app diagnostics across
iOS, Android, Windows Phone 8, Hybrid and HTML5 apps and is used on
more than 500 million unique devices and in more than 50 billion app
sessions. The company’s investors include Google Ventures, Opus
Capital and Shasta Ventures. Learn more @crittercism and .