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IBM | Littleton, MA | API expert for Watson

Join IBM Watson and help build the leading cognitive API platform! We’re looking for a software engineer or researcher to help define and standardize the public REST APIs for the Watson Developer Cloud platform.

Are you passionate about creating usable developer experiences? Are you interested in combining your software engineering expertise with user research to improve API usability and consistency?

Responsibilities:

You will work with service teams to help define new REST and SDK APIs and updates to existing APIs in the Watson Developer Cloud.

You will work with teams to revise and drive alignment around a set of API guidelines (https://github.com/watson-developer-cloud/api-guidelines).

You will identify and prioritize usability and consistency issues with the current APIs to be fixed in future versions.

Requirements:

You have solid communication skills.

You have expert software engineering knowledge.

You have experience creating public APIs or researching developer usability.

5+ years experience as a software engineer or PhD candidate

Willingness to relocate to Littleton, MA (ideally) or NYC.

Next steps:

Send your resume to jsstylos@us.ibm.com with the subject “API expert candidate”. For bonus points include a cover letter with an assessment of the current Watson Developer Cloud REST and SDK APIs (http://www.ibm.com/smarterplanet/us/en/ibmwatson/developercl...).