API Engineer – Intern | Pearson Job | Bangalore, KA

Job description:

Pearson is conducting an internship for API Engineer.

Job duties and responsibilities:

  • Design and implement highly scalable, interactive web applications through APIs with a focus on usability.
  • Iterate rapidly on product ideas, build prototypes, and participate in proof of concepts.
  • Collaborate closely with leaders and service owners to develop effective APIs.
  • Understand requirements and consider broader aspects such as overall product experience, data privacy, business continuity, information security, and integration with other systems.
  • Be an innovative and proactive team member, collaborating across business and engineering divisions.
  • Establish best practices within the team, provide technical guidance, and set standard guidelines.
  • Foster relationships across business, IT, and vendors/industry analysts to stay informed about enterprise and industry trends.
  • Stay updated on industry technology trends and emerging technologies, driving their adoption within the organization.
  • Promote API engineering principles and advocate for technical quality, emerging technologies, and knowledge sharing through mentoring, hackathons, and communities.

Qualifications required:

To qualify for this role, you must have:

  • Proficiency in RESTful API design and development.
  • Strong skills in Python, Java 8+, Spring Boot, and databases (NoSQL, Vector database, or RDBMS), with hands-on coding experience preferred.
  • Good understanding of software lifecycle processes and experience writing unit test cases.
  • Effective communication skills to convey solutions, ideas, and suggestions comprehensibly to the team.
  • Understanding of business and organizational strategy, as well as application and non-functional aspects of systems.
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and excellent collaboration, interpersonal, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Willingness to collaborate, share ideas, documentation, and best practices.

Ideally, you will also have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Engineering, Computer Science, or IT.
  • Experience managing end-to-end API projects and supporting peer teams with development best practices, test cases, and documentation.
  • Understanding of AI and API patterns, frameworks, libraries, and tools.
  • Ability for out-of-the-box thinking and individual contribution.

Job/Req. ID: 15455

Company: Pearson

Location: Bangalore, KA

Job CategoryComputer Science Engineering

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