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API Developers

API Developers design, build, and maintain APIs that facilitate communication between different software systems. They are responsible for creating API endpoints, managing data exchange formats, and ensuring that APIs are robust, secure, and efficient. They implement security measures such as OAuth, JWT, or API keys, and apply rate limiting and throttling to prevent abuse. Additionally, they optimize API performance to ensure quick response times and efficient data handling. Comprehensive API documentation is created using tools like Swagger or Postman to guide developers in effectively using the APIs.

Working within Agile methodologies like Scrum and Kanban, API Developers participate in sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and retrospectives to ensure iterative development. They use CI/CD pipelines to automate testing and deployment, ensuring rapid and reliable updates. Their technical skills include proficiency in programming languages like Python, Java, Node.js, Ruby, or Go, and expertise in RESTful and GraphQL API design principles. They also use API management tools like Kong, Apigee, or AWS API Gateway. Strong problem-solving abilities, attention to detail, and effective communication skills enable them to collaborate with cross-functional teams and ensure the delivery of robust, secure, and efficient APIs that support seamless integration and data exchange within applications.


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