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API Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Why Join Us?Trust is the growth network for emerging brands, helping them grow smarter and faster, together. Brands that join the Trust network can band together to get benchmarked KPIs, trusted insights, and extended payment terms for their growth investments – all 100% free.Trust is headquartered in Los Angeles and is backed by Lerer Hippeau, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Manta Ray, Sapphire Sport, Upfront Ventures, and Upper90. Learn more at www.jointrust.com. About The RoleTo help Trust scale our products and our team, we need an engineer that wants to step into a central role in our company. We are looking for an engineer whose work will focus on our core API but will involve projects up and down our stack. Responsibilities
  • Work with product owners to define functional and non-functional requirements
  • Design software architecture and systems to meet specified requirements
  • Work closely with technical and non-technical team members
  • Produce documentation for software and systems
  • Develop features in our API codebase (implement / update models, database migrations, API routes, business logic)
  • Refactor code as necessary to improve performance and security
  • Write unit and integration tests
  • Assist in building a team of software developers (assist with hiring, mentorship, etc.)
Required Qualifications
  • 3+ years of software development experience.
  • Expertise with object-oriented programming languages. Particularly Python.
  • Expertise with relational databases. Particularly PostgreSQL
  • Experience with API frameworks (e.g. Flask, FastAPI, Ruby on Rails).
  • Proven ability to design, build, and document APIs
  • Strong technical communication skills
  • Results-focused, collaborative, and pragmatic
Nice-to-have Qualifications
  • FinTech / Finance experience
  • Familiarity / Expertise with FastAPI framework
  • Familiarity with Ops platforms tools and processes (AWS, GCS, etc.)
  • Data pipeline experience
  • Familiarity with Docker
Trust Benefits
  • Health, Vision, Dental, Life, and LTD insurance
  • Generous PTO / sick leave
  • Paid parental leave and flexible schedules for new parents
  • Traditional and Roth 401(k) with an extensive investment selection
  • WFH benefits to support your home office needs