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Job Description:

The Senior Associate Software Engineer – API, will work as part of a team to design, develop, and manage digital API for Hilton mobile and web channels. This position will be expected to work within an agile framework, and collaborate with the creative team, technical team, and product leads on targeted features and functions required allowing Hilton to maintain its position as a leader in hospitality.
Develop and deliver back-end assets for Hilton’s mobile and web channels, including the following tasks: business rules changes in graph, Couchbase data and index changes, writing unit tests, bug fixes, build plans, understanding/communicate downstream service dependencies, and other supportive functions within the technical stack as needed
Collaborate with the Core+ team, Platform Engineers, Distribution services team, Platform Architecture team, and product leads on targeted features and functions, offering technical guidance to help define requirements and implement solutions that meet business objectives
Provide support to the team leads in the creation of diagrams, workflows, and any other artifacts necessary to clearly convey the intended design for new, more complex features
Establish solid partnerships within the IT organization to ensure cross-functional alignment, to ensure clear understanding of a feature requests
Help fill gaps throughout the development cycle to ensure we meet delivery expectations
Lead and mentor new team members on the technology stack building up the core competency to increase the velocity of the teams
Follow the defined agile methodology delivering industry leading web, mobile enabling solutions with best-in-class quality and performance
The success in this role will demonstrate itself through the following attributes and skills:

Having advanced knowledge in Graph, Apollo based patterns
Have seasoned understanding of the business and industry environment
Demonstrates exceptional initiative, creativity and innovation skills
Independently applies a variety of complex methods/skills with significant autonomy
Develops Client, customized solutions
Introduces “state-of-the-art” concepts to develop back-end solutions
Identifies ways to increase effectiveness of onboarding
Works within other groups to develop methods for integrating their work into the project
Research, shares, and implements new technologies to evolve the back-end stack and increase performance
Identifies and communicates process/organizational improvements to increase overall organization effectiveness
To fulfill this role successfully, you should demonstrate the following minimum qualifications:

Minimum Years of Experience: 10-12
Years of experience working with GraphQL: 2
Years of experience working with Node. js, Nest. js, Typescript: 2
Years working collaboratively with other team members: 4
Experience supporting sites on different browsers, operating systems, and devices
Experience mentoring other technical team members
Strong working knowledge of Atlassian Stack
Strong working knowledge of agile methodologies
Strong working knowledge of using Git as version control with a team
Strong leadership skills with the ability to influence across organization boundaries
Ability to balance competing demands
Ability to work effectively with diverse teams in diverse locations
It would be helpful in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

Education: BA/BS/Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent training/experience
Minimum Years of Experience: 10+
CMS integration experience