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Posted:
3/25/2017
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Software Development
Junior API Developer
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Bazaarvoice | Austin, TX
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Job Description

About Bazaarvoice

At Bazaarvoice, our vision is creating the world's smartest network of customers, brands and retailers.

Each month, more than one-half billion consumers view and share authentic opinions, questions and experiences about tens of millions of products in our network. Our technology platform gives leading brands and retailers solutions that enable them to engage with consumers wherever they shop - online, in-store or on their mobile devices. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Bazaarvoice has offices across North America and Europe.

Why join Bazaarvoice?

* We're committed to client success: There are over 5K brand and retail websites in the Bazaarvoice network. Our clients represent some of the world's leading companies across a wide range of industries including retail, apparel, automotive, consumer electronics and travel.
* We're leaders in consumer-generated content: Each month, more than one-half billion consumers view and share authentic consumer-generated content, such as ratings and reviews, curated photos, social posts and videos, about products in our network. Last year, 135K reviews were submitted each day.
* Our network delivers: Network analytics provide insights that help marketers and advertisers provide more engaging experiences that drive brand awareness, consideration, sales, and loyalty.
* We're a great place to work: We pride ourselves on our unique culture. Join a company that values passion, innovation, authenticity, generosity, respect, teamwork, and performance.

Who We Want

Job Overview:

We're looking for unique candidates who can speak both the business and technical languages fluently, are passionate about hands-on technical consulting and creative problem solving, and feel comfortable with complicated code and new technologies. This job requires a great deal of focus, passion and commitment.

Is this opportunity a good fit for you?

As our Implementation Engineer - API you're acting as a Technical Consultant/ Project Manager managing around 15-20 concurrent projects all differing in size, complexity, and geographic locations. You're working with our client's web teams on implementing our software using our APIs into their systems, and being the point of contact for all technical components of a project.

You'll own the technical relationship with the client directly, and our clients are something we are particularly proud of - we work with over 50% of the Fortune 100 and 8 out 10 of the most valuable retail chains globally so this role will give you fantastic exposure to great clients.

In the grand scheme of things this role is absolutely integral in ensuring we move forward as a business as you are taking clients from a completed sales process to being live with our technology on their website.

To summarize, your responsibilities include but is not limited to:

* Manage client technical relationships during the implementation project.
* Investigate, design, and scope solutions for integration and API service requests
* Recommend and administer the adoption of integration and API best practices
* Participate in API process design, creation of process documentation, and delivery of training

to the team
* Formal testing, troubleshooting, and QA.
* Development and maintenance of internal and client-facing documentation.

Skills and Experience Necessary for the Role

The key things we are going to be looking for in your CV and assessing you on are:

Essential:

* API solution design and implementation experience
* Experience using and implementing SDKs
* Knowledge of API standards such as OAuth2, JSONP, HTTP caching & rate limiting, and more
* Ability to creatively solve problems, sometimes with little supervision or hand-holding
* Positive, self-starter attitude, and desire to exceed client expectations at every opportunity.
* Attention to detail and absolute focus on quality of work while working on multiple projects simultaneously.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Excellent time management and organisational skills.
* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field or equivalent work experience.
* Full authorisation to work in U.S.

Nice to have:

* Client facing / consultancy experience a plus.
* Experience using version control software and issue tracking systems.
* Experience with fast paced, high volume project work.
* Programming languages Python, PHP, Java, etc. and knowledge of SQL & JSON.
* Additional language skills.

The Ideal Bazaarvoice Candidate

* Brings an attitude of winning
* Leans into challenging situations
* Embraces and seeks innovation
* Exercises courage to take calculated risk
* Builds collaborative relationships up, down, and across the organization
* Is optimistic and looks for solutions

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Bazaarvoice provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all team members and applicants according to their experience, talent, and qualifications for the job without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex (including pregnancy, gender stereotyping, and marital status), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military/veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law in every location in which the company has facilities. Bazaarvoice believes that diversity and an inclusive company culture are key drivers of creativity, innovation and performance. Furthermore, a diverse workforce and the maintenance of an atmosphere that welcomes versatile perspectives will enhance our ability to fulfill our vision of creating the world's smartest network of consumers, brands, and retailers.

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