API Engineer Job

Date: Jun 19, 2019

Location: Prague, CZ

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Requisition ID: SER001928

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.            
What can you expect?
As an API engineer you will work in a self-organized, cross-functional agile team. You will design and develop high value and high quality REST APIs using modern methodologies and tools. You will benefit from the "specification-first" approach with API Blueprint, OpenAPI Specification and many smart tools from their ecosystems. Your main development "weapon" will be Node.js.
You will write automated tests, do code reviews and enjoy pair-programming. You will work through the entire API development lifecycle - analysis, design, development, quality assurance, documentation, release and operation. You will work with other teams, helping them design and build efficient and reusable APIs. You will own, operate and constantly improve our Web API Platform. You will be part of the strategic API shift initiative in the company.


Skills and Experience:
• various technologies for building APIs and services
• how to build modern and quality services for (and within) an enterprise environment
• full lifecycle of an enterprise platform
• IT specifics in a regulated pharma industry

Technology/tools stack we currently use
• Node.js, BitBucket, Jira, Confluence
• Jenkins
• AWS, Linux, ELK stack
• Google Apigee

Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At MSD, we’re inventing for life.            
MSD is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms / recruitment agencies for this employment opportunity.  Please, no phone calls or emails.  All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at MSD via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of MSD.  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by MSD as a result of the referral or through other means.             

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