API Developer

Kpler is hiring!

About

Founded in Paris in 2009, Kpler is an intelligence company providing transparency solutions in energy markets. We develop proprietary technologies that systematically aggregate data from hundreds of sources, ranging from logistics and commercial, to governmental and shipping databases. By connecting the dots across fragmented information landscapes, we are able to deliver our clients with unique real-time market coverage.

We rely on intelligent people to build intelligent software. Our team is composed of individuals of various backgrounds, with diversified skill sets and international experiences. Our clients are players across the energy market spectrum, with offices from Houston to Tokyo.

What you will do

We are looking for an API developer who can help with developing our APIs, creating an API portal, writing documentation/content to increase adoption and supporting our clients and account management team by responding to questions on our existing APIs. This team member will work alongside our frontend team as well as the backend team to push our platforms forward into the future. We work in an agile environment and our current tech stack is Python, Scala, PostgreSQL and ElasticSearch. If you are a true techie from the product world who loves to work in a startup, we want to hear from you!

This position requires...

  • ... A high level of enthusiasm and a positive attitude
  • ... An ability to work within teams or independently and scoping/executing high quality deliverable
  • ... A proven track record of reliability
  • ... A high level of confidence, desire to succeed, and assertiveness
  • ... A great communication and customer relationship management experience

What we are looking for

Requirements :

  • 2+ years of experience as a Software Developer preferred
  • Ability to write unit-tested and maintainable code
  • Expertise working with and building a RESTful API
  • Scala development using Play framework
  • Python server development using Django, Flask, Bottle or other python frameworks
  • Knowledge of constructing PostgreSQL and ElasticSearch query strings and fine-tuning them for performance.
  • Caching strategies and implementation
  • Ability to operate in Agile / Scrum development environments
  • Ability to provide innovative, creative solutions to tasks/problems

Bonus Points :

  • Understanding of Big Data platforms and ETL in the context of Big Data.
  • Experience with BI reporting software (Tableau, QlikView, PowerBI, etc)
  • Expertise with Linux and deployment schemes using a configuration management tool such as Ansible / Puppet / Chef / Salt

Additional Information

  • Contract type: Full-Time
  • Start date: 04 October 2017
  • Location: Paris, France (75002)
  • Experience Level: > 2 years