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AccuWeather, Inc. Senior Software Engineer, API in State College, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 2441874COMPANY AccuWeather, recognized and documented as the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, has saved tens of thousands of lives, prevented hundreds of thousands of injuries and tens of billions of dollars in property damage. With global headquarters in State College, Pennsylvania, and other offices around the world, AccuWeather serves more than 1.5 billion people daily to help them plan their lives and get more out of their day through innovative digital media properties, such as AccuWeather.com and mobile, as well as AccuWeather For Business (AFB), radio, television, newspapers, and the 24/7 AccuWeather Network.Additionally, AccuWeather produces and distributes news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites. Among AccuWeather's many innovative and award-winning features free to the public areMinuteCast Minute by Minute forecasts with Superior Accuracy. Further, AccuWeather serves more than half of Fortune 500 companies and thousands of businesses globally.SUMMARY We are looking for an experienced C#, API developer with a deep knowledge of the .NET / .NET Core ecosystem and associated development environments. This position will work cross-functionally with Development, Product and other groups in an Agile-based development environment, to deliver best of breed APIs that cater to a global audience of internal and external consumers. This hands-on position requires broad competence and technical knowledge of C# Web API development, as well as demonstrated experience with .NET Standard, .NET Core, SQL, REST API, and caching strategies. The qualified candidate will develop, integrate, and optimize new and existing high performing, enterprise back-end services and APIs.RESPONSIBILITIES Develop functional, efficient, and well-structured code, and test artifactsAddress performance and caching concerns and global experience expectationsCollaborate with the Web, Mobile, and Product teams to understand the vision and establish competencies that move at the pace of the businessDemonstrate knowledge of caching technologies and methods to increase efficiencyWorks with technical leadership to create and enforce coding standards and best practices for tools, processes, and development standards for efficient interactions between teamsEnsure deliverables are met with high quality, including those on tight timelinesPartner with other business units to ensure priority, data, usage, and cross-functional alignmentOther duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS BS/BA in related discipline with 5+ years' experience in related field - OR - MS/MA and 3+ years' experience in related fieldDisplays a high level of critical thinking and analysis in bringing successful resolution to high-impact, complex, and inter-departmental challengesAbility to make prompt, sound decisions when faced with complex and often contradictory alternatives that result in successful outcomesSelf-driven; strong problem-solving skills; adaptable, proactive, and willing to take ownershipStrong verbal and written communication skills, including excellent collaboration, reporting, and analytical skillsStrong object-oriented development experienceExperience with Relational and NoSQL Database platforms (SQL Server, MongoDB, Redis, etc.)Experience designing and developing intuitive, scalable solutions for global applicationsExperience with version control systems and CI/CD processes (Git, Mercurial, SVN - Jenkins, Azure DevOps, etc.)Experience with cloud-based architectures Adaptable to engage in both development and testing tasks as needed AccuWeather is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity to all applicants and existing employees and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity/expression), sexual orientation, age, ancestry, physical or mental disabi