Uptake is a platform of answers built for industry, with industry. We are looking for smart, curious and insanely talented people who can help us break into new territory, take on massive problems and build fast. If that sounds like you, we’d like to hear from you.

Developer Evangelist at Uptake

What we do:

Uptake harnesses the power of underutilized data to empower businesses to make informed decisions. We partner with industry leaders to build a predictive analytics software platform that grows smarter in one industry because of what we learn in another. The result is a powerful platform that identifies problems before they happen, ultimately saving money, time and lives.

What you’ll do:

On the Developer Platform, your mission is to empower internal and external engineers in building new and innovative applications on top of our APIs. You’ll be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining our Developer Portal and a unique set of developer tools for integrating Uptake’s predictive analytics and data platform into their applications and services.

 

Our Developer Platform team sits at the intersection of many business and engineering teams to help evangelize Uptake’s platform and ensure the success of engineering teams. Internally, you’ll work closely with business development, customer service, operations, project and product management, and content teams. Externally, you’ll work with engineers from across the globe on a varying technology stacks.

 

Responsibilities


  • Build and maintain our Developer Portal
  • Work with external engineers to coach/mentor them in using our APIs to achieve their goals
  • Work with internal engineers to achieve coherent and consistent APIs
  • Build developer tools to help discover, connect, and profile APIs
  • Get up-to-speed quickly on new business use-cases and technology stacks

Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • In-depth knowledge of REST and Websocket API patterns and practices
  • Experience working with and customizing the behavior of a content management system such as Drupal, Joomla, or Wordpress
  • Excellent knowledge of Javascript frameworks such as Angular, React, or others
  • Basic understanding of HTML and CSS
Preferred

  • Experience in Java and/or Scala
  • Experience with DevOps tools such as Graylog, Splunk, Grafana
  • Experience with message brokers such as Kafka, ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ, or others

If you think you would be a good fit for this role, and are interested in joining the best engineering team in Chicago, please provide your resume with a cover letter.

Company Reviews

It’s inspiring to see, in real time, how our collaborative work is impacting people for the better.
Jess Sattell
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at Uptake
What binds us is a passion for tackling hard problems and having a lot of fun along the way.
Nick Singh
UX Researcher
at Uptake
I love it here because I get to lead by example. I believe in our vision and our mission, and I get to share it everyday, both internally and externally.
Nusreth Baig
Business Development Manager
at Uptake
We have access to resources the moment we need them, and we can tap into an amazing talent pool at a moment’s notice.
Brad Nicholas
Lead Innovation Architect
at Uptake
I loving being the first person who welcomes new employees to the team and answer any and all of their immediate questions.
Bridget McInerney
Office Manager
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Perks & Benefits
Health/dental/vision coverage
401(k) match
Open PTO policy
Parental leave
Commuter benefits
Philosophy class
Speaker series
Lunch stipend
Catered Friday lunch
Winter party
Happy hours

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