We are Nexmo, the API leader for integrated communications. We are driving the art of the possible in the $100b+ cloud communication and telecom markets. Customers like Airbnb, Viber, Line, Whatsapp, Snapchat and many others depend on our communications platform to connect with their customers.

As businesses continue to shift to a real-time, customer-centric communications model, we are experiencing a time of impressive growth.

We are looking for a strong Architect to lead the ownership and definition of our public APIs across all our CPaaS products.

Responsibilities include:

  • Defining the overall API architecture and API design guidelines

  • Adhering to technology best practices and providing best developer experience to our customers.

  • Working closely and collaborating with the relevant Engineering, Product and Developer Relations teams to make sure best API design is chosen.

  • Lead cross functional collaboration.

  • Potentially grow an API architects team and manage it.

  •  Redefine API design process and API standards, own it ongoing, evangelize it.

  • Audit our current API and drive improvements if/where needed. 

  • Consolidate acquired and current APIs to a coherent product offering based on product roadmap.

  • Support the product roadmap for new APIs: e.g. Alerts service, Vapi V2, Verify+Dispatch etc... 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters / Bachelors degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience


  •  Experience working in PaaS and public API definition and design. Familiar with cloud services and APIs. 

  • Senior, independent, team player, ability to lead by example. 

  • Polyglot hands-on developer/architect with experience working on both client and server side applications. (10+ yrs) 

  • Up to date with technology, cloud platforms and programming trends. 

  • Interest and enthusiasm for managing and developing a team and willingness to learn standard methodologies in management.


  • CPaaS or communication related experience. 

  • Engineering / Technology management experience

  • Experience working in global / multicultural environments.

  • Experience of wider industry knowledge and speaking at tech conferences to evangelise our capability(highly desirable)

What we value:

Being disruptive. Getting things done with smart people. Enjoying knowing that the work we do is having a global impact by enabling never before imagined communications.

We have big goals, and we want the people who join us to be self confident, focused on customers and delivery, and who are structured and committed in their approach. We iterate quickly, we fail fast, we take smart chances. We value those who will help us continue this spirit.

Values matter at Nexmo. We are on a mission to build value for consumers and enterprises through global cloud based communications.

But just as important as delivering value is how we deliver that value.

We believe in integrity. Both personally and professionally. We believe in empowering our employees and are actively seeking entrepreneurs in training who want to help build something larger.

We have gotten to this point by being committed, passionate, and focused on getting things done. We need more people like us. If this appeals to you then we encourage you to apply.


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