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Integration Engineer

About the role:

We are searching for an experienced Integration Engineer who is enthusiastic about delivering highly scalable distributed services to join our API team.

The Giphy API is the core infrastructure that powers both internal and external products, including Giphy.com. It handles more than 50+ billion requests per month, with traffic consisting of several petabytes of media. While building new features for the API community, the API team is constantly improving the API architecture by migrating the system into microservices architecture and looking into modern patterns such as an API Gateway.

Salary:

2,500 - 5,000 USD

Location:

Remote/Latin America

Skills & Experience:

  • Background in engineering, computer science, or other highly technical areas;
  • Experience in managing or coordinating technical projects such as software releases;
  • Understanding of API technologies, especially HTTPS and REST APIs, including JSON, HTTP request-response cycle, etc.;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Experience in communicating technical concepts to non-technical audiences;
  • Ability to multi-task and be self-sufficient while proactively helping others resolve problems;
  • Experience with high-scale services;
  • Experience in contributing to the development community (e.g., blogs, Stack Overflow, Quora, GitHub, Slack, etc.);
  • Experience working in highly collaborative environments, where you might be asked to wear multiple hats and work creatively with peers in a constrained environment.

Nice to have:

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside product and business development (BD) teams to guide internal and external partners through our API and SDK offerings, best practices, and troubleshooting;
  • Collaborate with BD teams to translate partner pain points and feature requests into scope, technical requirements, and timelines;
  • Maintain the Giphy API community by collecting feedback and responding to inquiries;
  • Suggest new features or changes based on trends in inquiries and partner feedback;
  • Collaborate with developers to develop new features and improve existing ones;
  • Coordinate with stakeholders to plan each major integration and keep everyone informed of the progress and potential obstacles;
  • Build scalable solutions in response to our partners’ needs and challenges across different industries;
  • Contribute to the developers’ product roadmap to help achieve company milestones;
  • Help test new features and investigate issues.
WHAT WE OFFER:

WORK:

  • Flexible working hours;
  • Direct communication with C-levels;
  • Collaborative, friendly team environment
  • Remote/hybrid work;
  • Company equipment provision; 

LIFE:

  • Maternity and paternity leaves;
  • Proxet Cultural Club events;
  • Company social events;
  • Annual corporate parties;

HEALTH:

  • Comprehensive medical insurance and sports benefits;
  • Mental health program with private consultations;
  • Live webinar with therapists;
  • Paid sick leaves;

EDUCATION:

  • Allowances for professional education;
  • English language courses with native speaker;
  • Internal knowledge-sharing sessions.

project tech-stack

HTTPS, JSON, REST API

About the Client

Name

Giphy

Company size:

150-200

Revenue:

~28 Million USD per year

Overview:

Giphy is an online database and search engine that allows users to search for and share short looping videos with no sound, which resemble animated GIF files. GIPHY is the world’s best, most comprehensive place to search, discover, share and create animated graphics. Giphy is a leading brand in providing elements for visual communication and short-term entertainment. With a wide variety of topics, such as animals, cartoons, TV shows, movies, arts, design, fashion and more, Giphy supports multiple API integrations with most messengers like iMessage, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Tinder, Slack, WhatsApp, and many more. This enables a powerful expression of any topic within global communication platforms.

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Who you will be working with

Meet you future colleagues:

Integration Engineer

About Proxet

company information:

We at Proxet believe that employee collaboration is the key to success. Our employees feel valued, listened to, and involved this way, and we are proud to say that our people are our biggest asset!

If you’d like to join our Proxet Nation and work closely with high-level professionals and our engineers, fill in the form!

Company benefits

  • Work-from-home policy (fully remote option)

  • Insurance coverage and paid sick leaves

  • In-house English classes with native speaker

  • Trainings allowance based on eligibility conditions plus professional certification paid by the company

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    Recruiter:

    Pamela Santos

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