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API Engineer

Software Engineering | New York, NY

Job Description

Among us Vimeans, API stands for "Awesomest Programming, In-your-face!". It's otherwise known as an Application Programming Interface. If you dig APIs of both kinds, read on!


  • Program on the front and backend in PHP, MySQL, HTML/CSS, JavaScript
  • Work on a small team, improving the API and Developer site
  • Expand the API to support the iOS apps and our connected devices
  • Help users track down bugs
  • Attend Hackathons and interact with the community


  • BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science (Or similar experience)
  • Passion for programming and learning new technologies
  • Demonstrated open-source contribution
  • 1-2 years’ experience with PHP
  • Experience with Web APIs
  • Experience with OAuth


  • A strong understanding of REST / Hypermedia APIs
  • Experience with video on the web
  • Backend development experience for mobile apps
  • Node.js



Vimeo is the high-quality video platform for creative people around the world. Vimeo was founded in 2004 by filmmakers who wanted a fun and easy way to share their work and moments from their lives. We remain true to that mission by continually striving to help people with a wide range of passions share the things they create and care about. Today, Vimeo reaches a monthly audience of over 90 million creators and viewers — and we’re growing bigger every day. Vimeo is made with love by a highly ambitious, ridiculously innovative, and certifiably hilarious team based in New York City, and we’d love for you to be a part of it.

To find out more about working at vimeo visit us here.