API Developer

campbell, ca

Bitglass is a rapidly growing cloud security startup that recently earned first place in the Wall Street Journal’s Top 25 Tech Companies to Watch in 2018. With over 100 employees, $80M in funding from Tier 1 venture capital firms, and great customers in a broad range of industries, we’re growing every day. While Bitglass is young enough that you’ll have opportunities to wear different hats and work creatively on a variety of projects, the company is also mature enough that there is structure, around who does what and how work gets done – it’s an excellent, exciting environment for learning and developing one’s career.

At Bitglass, we are on a mission to protect enterprise data as it moves beyond the firewall to the new frontiers of cloud and mobile. Our innovative technologies transcend the network perimeter to deliver total data protection for the enterprise, anywhere data goes.

Candidates should possess good troubleshooting and reasoning skills, and a desire to work on networking, security, web, mobile, and other server and client technologies.


  • Managing an API’s life cycle components like creating environments, virtual hosts, API proxies, cache, products and publishing it to the portal
  • Managing an API’s life cycle through publishing/deprecating/superseding API products
  • Configuring traffic management policies such as spike arrest, message mediation, cache management, security (OAuth2.0, Basic Auth, and API Key), API Security and Access Control (OAuth/SAML, Web SSO, SSL etc.)
  • Believes testing code is a necessity rather than an afterthought
  • A passion for details, for solving complex problems that are new and challenging
  • Comfortable in a dynamic environment. As a member of our engineering team, you will be called upon to be a Jack/Jill-of-all-Trades. A strong ability to prioritize and focus is critical
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, work with senior engineers of the team on design and architecture
  • Comfortable with Agile Software Development and GitLab Flow
  • Able to handle and cope with stressful situations and understands the pressures of a start-up environment
  • Eagerness to learn lots of new technologies


  • Strong coding experience in Python
  • RESTful API design using OpenAPI specifications
  • Some experience with full stack development (JavaScript, React JS, CSS, HTML5, Django, MySQL, etc.)
  •  Agile and agile tools experience (Agile, Jira, Confluence)

Bonus Points: 

  • Experience programming with Go
  • Experience working with containers, e.g. Docker


  • Stock options and 401k plan
  • Generous company paid medical/dental/vision/life coverage.
  • Commuter benefits program.
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Fully stocked break rooms with complimentary food and drinks.
  • Company-sponsored community service days

Bitglass is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.