Career Opportunities


Title: API Initiatives Coordinator

Job Description:  Conexxus, the convenience and retail fueling industry’s non-profit, member-operated technical standards and advocacy organization, seeks a highly motivated manager to initiate, coordinate, and develop API (Application Programming Interface) projects in Conexxus Committees and in associated development teams.  Working on a virtually based small team and reporting to the Director of New Initiatives, the successful candidate will engage in all facets of API standards development activities at Conexxus.  API development will be modeled RESTful Web Services and use Open API Specification (OAS) 3.0 (or later) to define the APIs.

Expected travel: 20% overnight

Office: Home-based (no relocation offered)

Conexxus offers the right candidate a competitive salary and benefits package, including health care and 401K.  Please refer to the following for specific accountabilities, skills and desired personal assets for this position.

Accountabilities:

  • Assist volunteer committees with API standards development
    • Revise and update API guidelines and educational materials
    • Work with committees to produce APIs that conform to guidelines
    • Work with individuals and committees to produce API business requirements documents to guide API standards development
  • Identify, assign, and monitor coding resources
    • Work with teams creating Proof of Concept demonstrations for the API
    • Work with teams producing production API certification services
  • Assist in the development of the coding teams
    • Identify individuals and consultants for participation in coding teams
    • Guide education of the members
    • Schedule and monitor completion of projects
  • Work with teams in Europe and Asia remotely (across timezones)
  • Any other activities required by the director and/or organization

Required skills:

  • Proficiency in writing/communication
    • Technical writing/documentation experience is a plus
  • Proficiency in running projects using volunteers and contractors, as well as employees
  • Computer proficiencies (understanding of the following):
    • API development tools
    • OAS 3.0 and JSON and YAML

Helpful skills:

  • People – we are a non-profit, member operated organization that highly values customer service!
  • Familiarity with Node.js development
  • Understanding of HTML5 and associated Web Technology
  • JSON-Schema

Preferential experience:

  • Convenience retail
  • Retail systems sales, design, support
  • Retail supply chain
  • Customer support/sales

Personal assets:

  • Self-motivated and directed
  • Desire to learn and grow
  • Organized – detail oriented
  • Outgoing, able to speak to groups of people
  • Leadership – ability to lead workgroups and committees

Please forward your CV and a brief introductory letter to info@conexxus.org for consideration.


About Conexxus:

Conexxus is a non-profit, member-driven technology organization dedicated to the development and implementation of standards, technologies innovation and advocacy for the convenience store and retail fueling market. Conexxus membership collaborates on key present and future industry challenges and innovations. Our work efforts improve profitability by reducing the cost of IT ownership and improving the competitiveness of our members.

www.conexxus.org