SDE III / Senior API Engineer (Ruby on Rails)

Remote - US Full Time Senior
$125K - $175K Yearly

Published on June 21, 2024

Amplifying the impact of procurement's influence. Arkestro is the only #PPO platform. 🚀 Let's put procurement in the driver's seat.

Arkestro is a rapidly-growing early-stage startup that is transforming the way every company in the world does Procurement. Our platform leverages state-of-the-art machine learning methodologies, combined with game theory and behavioral science, to enable top global enterprises to manage their spend. By optimizing transactions and providing deep insight into spend data at a massive scale, our customers are able to mitigate supply chain risk, increase efficiency, and achieve best-in-class cost savings.

Join Arkestro on our journey to revolutionize procurement! Although we are a small startup, we have big dreams and potential. Our customers are some of the most successful and recognized large enterprise organizations in North America. We are seeking passionate individuals to work with our talented team to make an impact on our customer’s lives. If you are a creative problem solver looking for a challenge, or just want to shake up the procurement world, apply now! See Arkestro in action at
We are looking for someone who can help us connect the various data instances across our platform. The right individual will own and develop our knowledge infrastructure between platform-generated data, data received from third parties, and historical customer data. They will also have opportunities to collaborate cross-functionally with data scientists, software engineers, product managers, and other functions across the company to deliver world class, cutting edge data products. It's an exciting time for Arkestro as we continue to build out our product capabilities.
Preferred Qualifications
  • 3yrs+ of Rails/Ruby with APIs (REQUIRED)
  • 3yrs+ of SQL (postgres and/or snowflake) (REQUIRED)
  • 1yrs+ of Postman APIs
  • 0.5yrs+ of AWS and/or Kubernetes with Istio
  • Ideally the individual would also have;
    • 1yr+ of Python 

    • 1yr+ of React 

Bonus Qualifications
  • SLA, SLO, RPO, RTO, Oncall (Pagerduty)
  • API Orchestration, API Design
  • Documentation writing for APIs via Swagger and/or Postman
  • Experience with Datadog or similar
  • Configure, develop, and troubleshoot RESTful or SOAP APIs integrations
  • Publish APIs with full lifecycle, versions, and documentation
  • Deliver projects using agile methodologies and also using Statement of Works (SoW)
  • Work cross functionally across 2-3 squads to deliver our API platform and APIs
  • Regular communication with cross functional teams and/or with customers 
  • Participate in On call rotation
Pay Range
$125,000—$175,000 USD
Arkestro is committed to providing our employees with a benefits package designed to give you the flexibility you need to ensure a healthy life/work balance. Arkestro offers our employees great benefits and perks, including, but not limited to:
  • Competitive salary and startup equity
  • Medical insurance covered up to 100%
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Generous 401K matching
  • Unlimited PTO
  • We are highly supportive of flexible work hours
  • We are a remote-first team, but we like to get together for team building, design sprints, and customer visits
  • A one time allowance of $1,500 for home office supplies
  • Annual budget of $1,000 for learning and professional development
  • Diverse, inclusive, highly collaborative, and vibrant culture
Arkestro is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

Please note this job description may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described and that additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time; or the scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands. Arkestro reserves the right to change duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.