API Engineer

| Chicago | Remote
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Cohesion is a leading Intelligent Buildings software solution that is disrupting how buildings operate and how people engage with buildings – from real estate owners/investors, operators, building engineers, to tenants and visitors. Our cutting-edge converged IoT-enabled platform brings together building systems, building software, and business applications into a single portal for on web and mobile platforms to forge the path to autonomous buildings. 

We are searching for an API Engineer to join our rapidly growing team in our Chicago office. This role will report to the VP of Engineering. The API Engineer will work alongside architects and other software engineers to develop and expand the company’s API capabilities and integrations. The right candidate will enjoy solving difficult and novel problems with the leadership and technical skills to build and maintain critical integrations. 

What You’ll Do 

  • Build custom integrations between the cohesion platform and building infrastructure and assets to provide a seamless customer experience. 

  • Support API delivery end to end over the entire lifecycle which includes planning, design, development, testing, and delivery of APIs. 

  • Design and develop API specifications. 

  • Implement common APIs based on architecture guidelines and framework related to logging, authentication, security, and error recovery. 

  • Assist testers and support teams to troubleshoot and resolve issues related to the API platform, API accessibility, and API deployments. 

  • Ensure API documentation is created and remains up to date. 

  • Create and build deployment pipelines for APIs using appropriate tools to implement continuous integration and continuous deployment. 

  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements, including automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, designing infrastructure for scalability and maintainability, and optimizing delivery for speed and quality. 

  • Write high quality, well tested code to meet the needs of the team’s customers. 

 

Required Qualifications 

  • Knowledge of API integrations, design standards, patterns, and best practices. 

  • Knowledge of API gateway and API management 

  • Minimum of 5 years of overall related experience. 

  • Bachelor’s level education or higher in computer science, information technology, or related field. 

  • Experience working in a global team. 

  • Position requires flexibility to work outside of non-traditional business hours as required to perform job duties  

  • Production experience running applications at scale on a cloud platform. 

  • Proficiency with data analytics, visualization tools, and collaboration tools. 

  • Knowledge of and experience with the software development life cycle. 

  • Experience building continuous integration and continuous deployment pipelines 

  • Strong conceptual, strategic thinking, problem solving, technical, and analytical skills. 

  • Experience with the following technology concepts: 

  • Expert in RESTful, GraphQL, and other APIs 

  • API testing tools 

  • Designing and building microservice based architectures 

  • Security schemes best practices 

  • Experience with the following tools: 

  • Experienced in .NET core 

  • Understanding of Nodejs, Elixir, Scala 

  • Experienced in SQL server (Azure preferred)  

  • Understanding of Postman / C# 

 

Desired Qualifications 

  • Relevant industry experience. 

  • Graduate level education in computer science, information technology, or related field. 

  • Understanding of the IoT domain. 

  • Understanding of Database: CosmosDB, Postgres, Timescale, Neo4J 

  • Experience with BAS and BMS systems. 

  • Experience in the Real Estate industry. 

  • Strong understanding of Agile development processes. 

  • Early-stage startup experience. 

What you can expect from Cohesion 

Cohesion is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to eligible, full-time employees in the United States. Our benefits are designed to invest in our employees— and their family’s —well-being, including investments in their health, happiness, and well-being. 

  • Receiving a competitive compensation package, including bonus, medical/dental/vision insurance, and 401k match 

  • Receiving a monthly cell phone reimbursement 

  • Comprehensive wellness reimbursement program (eligible after 6 months of employment) 

  • Enjoying a responsible unlimited PTO program to help employees maintain work-life balance 

  • 2-way flexibility of work schedules 

  • Dressing for your day 

  • Enjoying family leave benefits 

  • Temporary transit benefits  

At Cohesion, we see diversity and inclusion as a source of strength. We believe building trust and innovation are best achieved through diverse thought and practice. Individuals seeking employment at Cohesion are considered without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

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Location

Our company is located in the Downtown Chicago area and easy to get to with various train and bus stops closeby.

An Insider's view of cohesion

How does your team reward individual success?

The Cohesion team celebrates personal and professional successes of all team members through offering additional professional opportunities and allowing them to be part of more robust projects. We work in a very collaborative environment that encourages everyone to push their boundaries.

Nik

Vice President of Product Implementation

What does your typical day look like?

Everyday is doing something you've never done before; sometimes something nobody has ever done. It's exciting and I'm so honored to be part of such a great team!

Isaac Townsend

Senior Product Manager - Building Automation Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

The company really focuses on making sure you are doing work that you are interested in. They hone in on your interests and are there to help you if you ever need anything. You can always count on them helping you grow.

Jessica

Marketing Coordinator

What does your typical day look like?

While every day is an unpredictable scramble, being in Product means I consistently have the opportunity to work with almost every other team on a given day – providing input and materials to help market and sell our platform.

Nora

Senior Product Manager

What are cohesion Perks + Benefits

cohesion Benefits Overview

Cohesion is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to eligible, full-time employees in the United States. Our benefits are designed to invest in our employees— and their family’s —well-being, including investments in their health, happiness, and well-being.

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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