API Engineer

Employment Type
Job Location

2250 4th Ave Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

About Achieve

Achieve Internet is a leading enterprise software solution provider with over 20 years of development experience. Our core business is providing solutions and services for Google’s Apigee API Management platform. Google is a client and a partner; we’re involved in several beta programs testing and innovating on all the latest API related technologies. We have the privilege of working with the world’s leading enterprises creating their API Strategy, developing API’s and exposing those API’s by standing up their Developer Portal. We build robust, transformative solutions that deliver real business value to our clients.

We need a API Engineer to continue this success. Join the Achieve team and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

Job Responsibilities for a API Engineer:

  • Responsible for designing API’s and API proxies 
  • Implements, delivers, and manages APIs and API proxies 
  • Ensures that API’s are satisfactory to business requirements, including features, infrastructure, and systems
  • Consults with clients on and partners to understand project needs to best determine solutions for projects or services
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  • Organizes and implements all API development processes internally and externally
  • Troubleshoots and tests all features, systems, and functionality of end products
  • Listens to feedback and assists in designing future iterations of products and systems

Knowledge and Expectations API Engineer:

  • Expert knowledge of network, internet, and data storage security
  • Extremely comfortable with client contact throughout development process 
  • Skilled in communicating with remote teams across different time zones
  • A possessor of an entrepreneurial attitude, excited to shape the new office and create lasting value for the Achieve brand
  • Comfortable mentoring junior developers on best practices
  • Has working experience with API platform’s outside of Apigee Edge
  • Solid grasp on data interchange format standards
  • Able to proactively identify technical dependencies and roadblocks 
  • Is accustomed to working with cross-functional teams to troubleshoot and resolve errors
  • Experience building and delivering Proofs of Concept (PoCs) independently and effectively

Life at Achieve as a API Engineer:

  • Emphasis on work/life balance
  • Strong focus on teamwork
  • Opportunities for learning
  • Openness from management on ideas and initiatives
  • Focus on trust, integrity, and respect

Benefits that Achieve offers to the API Engineer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, and long-term disability
  • Vacation time accrued on a bi-monthly basis
  • Paid sick time
  • 401K plan and 3% match
  • Employee investment!
  • Demonstrated depth of technical skills and independent problem-solving 


  • Java, JavaScript, PHP, Python, or another core web language
  • Demonstrated deep experience with Apigee Edge
  • Good command of web service standards, such as REST, GraphQL, or SOAP
  • Experience with Google Cloud, AWS, and Azure.
  • Data interchange format standards ex:// JSON, XML, or YAML
  • 3+ years of experience with building APIs
  • BS in Computer Science or a related field of study