API Developer

Location: Anywhere, USA (remote)
Salary: TBD (based on experience)

 
Description:

Do you know the difference between a spread and a moneyline? What about REST, Swagger, or AWS? FantasyPros is looking for an API developer and sports fan to join the team building our sister site for sports betting, BettingPros. The ideal candidate is passionate about building web products, enjoys watching a broad range of sports and making an occasional wager.

Responsibilities

  • Work with a team of developers to add and update features using PHP and Python.
  • Develop RESTful endpoints for our web and mobile applications to leverage.
  • Efficiently parse and store large amounts of incoming data.
  • Optimize existing code to ensure it performs as efficiently as possible.

Minimum Requirements

  • 2-3 years of professional PHP work experience with a great understanding of both procedural and object oriented development patterns.
  • Practical experience writing PHP without the use of a framework.
  • Strong understanding of relational database design and query optimization.
  • Experience developing or consuming API, RESTful web services.
  • Experience working with a version control system such as GIT.

Desired Experience

  • Experience with OpenAPI/Swagger.
  • Development experience with messaging queues or websockets.
  • Familiarity with caching technologies like Memcached or Reddis.
  • Understanding of automated testing (PHPUnit, Jest, Mocha, Chai, etc.).
  • Practical knowledge of Apache/Linux.
  • Familiarity with the Amazon Web Services.

 
This is a full-time position – no contractors or agencies please.

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