API Gateway Engineer II, Starbucks Technology

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API Gateway Engineer II, Starbucks Technology

Seattle, WA
Full Time
  • Responsibilities


    This position contributes to Starbucks success by delivering high-quality, reliable integration services for our technology solution. Integration services is based on the enterprise application programming interface (API) platform, a critical component that enables capabilities for the internal organization and external third parties. This position is responsible for the API proxy development, configuration, monitoring, analysis, maintenance, and technical support of the platform. This position is also responsible for onboarding, training, governing peer teams in building high-quality, reliable APIs for the enterprise.


    • Communicate highly complex ideas and concepts to non-technical peers and customers
    • Ability to establish cross-functional, collaborative relationships with business and technology partners
    • Support development team and perform activities to resolve issues in a timely and accurate fashion
    • Engineer build and release processes
    • Ability to effectively manage and partner with technology vendors to deliver against business objectives
    • Conduct research and makes recommendations on standards, products, and services
    • Ensures API solutions are stable, secure, and compliant with Company standards and practices
    • Implement all technologies in accordance with Information Security's guiding principles for highly sensitive data
    • Provide high-availability operational support and automate solutions across the environment
    • Implement deep telemetry capabilities to provide ongoing success and performance metrics
    • Implement service monitoring across all platforms to ensure continuous availability and operational continuity of critical systems
    • Uphold company policies, and legal/regulatory requirements, such as PCI
    • Implement and maintain system configurations and baselines to support secure application development software control best practices and standards
    • Fulfill responsibilities for on-call support; collaboratively and effectively diagnosing, troubleshooting, and remediating incidents and problems to support the integration platform
    • Identify systemic problems that need holistic solutions and feedback into platform roadmap exercises
  • Qualifications

    SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE Education (minimum education level, degree or certification necessary):

    • 1-4 years of professional industry experience with software development • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field


    • 3+ years of experience in software development • 3+ years of experience in one or more of the following languages: C, C++, Java, Python, Go, Perl and/or Ruby. • 2+ years of experience with large-scale distributed systems and client-server architectures • Demonstrated ability to debug and optimize code; and automate routine tasks. • Interest in designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems. • Knowledge in application development and supporting a development environment • Experience with one or more of the following platforms: Apigee Edge, Drupal based Developer Portals. • Experience Java REST web services and micro service architecture. • Experience managing java key stores. • Experience managing SSL certificates. • Experience with API gateway products. • Experience with cross domain and cross cloud service integrations. • Knowledge in CI/CD tools and processes; GitHUB, Jenkins, Mavin, etc.

    _Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals. _


    _We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that includes partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that enables us to better meet our mission and values while serving customers throughout our global communities. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. _


    Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with all federal state and local ordinances. Starbucks Corporation is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at 206-318-0660 or via email at applicantaccommodation@starbucks.com_._

  • Industry
    Food and Beverages
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  • About Us
    Starbucks is about more than just a coffee; they're dedicated to employee and community growth. Starbucks even runs a program that pays for their baristas tuition to help them finish their education. That’s why when you launch your career inspired by human connection and the opportunity to become your personal best, the possibilities are endless. SCAP - Starbucks College Achievement Program