API Jobs from LinkedIn, Mashape, Yahoo, SoundHound and Foursquare

John Sheehan
Aug. 10 2012, 03:00PM EDT

API JobsIt's been busy recently on API Jobs, the dedicated job board for API-focused professionals I built a couple months ago. The site features the best jobs building APIs, integrating them, or working at companies whose primary service is an API. Each week I'll be bringing you an overview of the newest featured listings on the site.

Sr. Platform/Partner Engineer - API at LinkedIn

Location: Mountain View, California

"Your job is to make building applications on our platforms easy and enjoyable. As a technical guru on our platform, you will consult on how to use our APIs to achieve business goals, provide feedback on applications in progress, document best practices for using plugins and APIs, debug tricky developer issues as they unfold, and shepherd applications through launch and beyond."

View the full listing or LinkedIn's API profile.

Software Engineer, API at SoundHound

Location: San Jose, California

SoundHound"SoundHound delights millions of users every day with its famously fast music and voice recognition apps, and is winning awards and praise along the way. Our flagship app for iPhone and Android recently won the most competitive category in Billboard's inaugural Music App Awards, and achieved top-ten honors from the New York Times, becoming the only music app to do so.

You'll be right in the middle of all the action, with hands-on ownership of our API, enabling our mobile apps (and third parties) to access our search systems, content, and features."

View the full listing.

Developer Evangelist at Mashape

Location: San Francisco, California

Mashape"We're a Cloud API Hub. We make it easy to distribute, monetize, manage and consume cloud APIs. Mashape is building a world-class marketplace for cloud APIs, driven by a passionate community of developers from all over the world."

View the full listing or our previous coverage of Mashape's launch.

Developer Products Lead at Foursquare

Location: San Francisco, California or New York City, New York

Foursquare"We’re looking for someone to own the developer product experience. This role would manage our developer tools, communication channels (site, forums, announcements, support), and design of our APIs. As part of our platform team, you’ll also help represent foursquare at hackathons and in meetings with partners.

You should be a hacker who communicates well. We want someone who enjoys interacting with people and is passionate about APIs. We’re still a small team, so expect to work independently, make hard calls, and do what it takes to get things done."

View the full listing or Foursquare's API Profile.

API Architect and Engineer at Yahoo

Location: Sunnyvale, California

Yahoo"The YDN API Architect and Engineer will play a critical role creating API strategy, architecting APIs, building APIs/SDKs and managing API operations. The ideal candidate has a proven track record of engineering high-performance APIs. We’re looking for an energetic self-starter who is proactive in driving forward."

View the full listing or Yahoo's 52 APIs

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John Sheehan is an API fanatic who works at IFTTT. You can follow him on Twitter or email him.

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