Lead API Developer
500px Inc. - Toronto, ON

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500px is the #1 Toronto startup, and we are looking for people who are ready to join the team to build the next generation of photo sharing platform. We are in search of passionate, intelligent members who are striving for excellence in everything they do. If you are interested in joining the greatest company in Toronto and in building the future of photography, apply today — we are always hiring!

What you’ll do:

-Architect and implement our public facing API
-Act as main point of contact for consumers of the API
-Develop relationships with key consumers of the API
-Represent 500px at developer conferences, hackathons, etc
-Write code samples, articles, best practices and tutorials

What we’re looking for:

-Strong technical chops, up and down the stack
-Solid intuition on what makes good RESTful services
-Understanding of desktop, mobile, and user-facing Web application development
-Experience with high-load systems, ability to engineer a scalable system
-Friendly, outgoing personality
-Strong presentation skills
-Curiosity, and a willingness to learn and talk about emerging technologies
-Extensive experience with popular APIs: Twitter, Facebook, Klout

Tools we like:

-memcached and Redis
-Cutting-edge technologies

Other vacancies can be seen at 500px.com/jobs