Nutrien LTD

  • API Engineer

    Job Locations US-CO-Loveland
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/3/2018 6:56 PM)
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  • Job Description


    API Engineer, Loveland CO, US

    Why work at Crop Production Services (CPS)? Great question!

    Safety is a core value at CPS. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

    While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

    In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, CPS offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

    Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at CPS is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

    The newly created Digital Solutions team at Nutrien is responsible for creating a best in class digital experience for employees and customers. This is the team that ideates, executes, and delivers technology for Nutrien’s retail business unit. The team will partner with business leaders and traditional IT to build cloud, API, web and mobile solutions that power a $12 billion agriculture retailer. We are expanding our cloud platform to enhance omni-channel capabilities, optimize mobile and tablet experiences, and support the digital experience of our customers and our salesforce.

    Base location: Loveland, CO

    Travel: Little to no travel


    Job Description:

    Nutrien is looking for an API Engineer that will develop and maintain the services and APIs that drive the customer experience. Collaborates with the Product Owner and development teams in translating user requirements into software using agile approaches.


    Key Tasks:

    • Works closely with end-users to identify issues and capture business requirements
    • Develops composable services and APIs to support front-end development needs
    • Designs system based on both business requirements and technical requirements
    • Performs appropriate development and testing activities
    • Designs for high performance and scalability
    • Creates documentation that supports all consumers of the APIs
    • Works closely with product owners and development teams to understand specific needs and validation criteria for APIs
    • Practices agile engineering approaches to build quality in and ensure high code quality through automated tests and continuous integration


    • Minimum of 4 years of middleware or back-end development experience
    • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related discipline preferred
    • Experience working in collaborative agile environments with a focus on high code quality and continuous integration
    • Experience with scalable architectures and API management frameworks
    • Knowledge of platforms and tools, JAVA, Redshift database, and cloud environments
    • Knowledge of big data technologies is a plus
    • Experience with systems deployed on Unix/Linux environments
    • Collaborative with back-end and front-end development teams
    • Able to build a sense of trust and rapport that creates a comfortable & effective workplace
    • Passion for innovation and “can do” attitude
    • Required technical experience: REST APIs, Ruby-on-Rails or Node.js, GitHub
    • Preferred technical experience: AWS (Elastic Beanstalk), BDD, TDD, XP
    • Nice to have technical experience: Jira, Data Modeling

     CPS, a Nutrien Company, is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate.  This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.


    If this sounds like a good match, apply now. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with CPS policies.


    While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.



    **EOE race/color/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/disability/veteran


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