Job Description

New Carrolton,MD,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
API Developer, Senior

The Opportunity:  

You grow your skills at the leading edge of innovation.

You are skilled API Engineer with practical knowledge of API development and deployment process and passionate for learning and staying current with the latest technological advancements and industry trends. You will collaborate with architects and engineers to integrate API services with other software components, systems, or external data sources such as API gateways, service brokers, and event-driven architectures.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have:

  • Experience in multiple programming languages, such as Java, JavaScript and Python, and security standards and protocols, such as OAuth and JWT
  • Experience with CI/CD practices and tools like Jenkins, GitLab CI/CD, or GitHub Actions to streamline the software delivery process in event-sourced applications
  • Knowledge of the critical web application security risks developed by the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
  • Ability to analyze and interpret large volumes of data, identify trends, patterns, and potential problems, and communicate the results to the API development team
  • Ability to evaluate and mitigate potential security risks associated with API services, including vulnerabilities, attacks, and unauthorized access
  • Ability to identify performance bottlenecks in API services and implement optimization strategies to improve overall efficiency and performance and debug and resolve technical issues that arise during the API development, testing, or deployment process including monitoring and logging systems
  • Ability to create documentation for API services with guidelines, examples, and usage scenarios including proficiency in documentation tools like Swagger and Postman
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment
  • Public Trust
  • Bachelor’s degree or 4+ years of experience in software engineering in lieu of a degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Possession of excellent problem-solving skills
  • Master’s degree  


Applicants selected will be subject to a government investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements of the U.S. government client; Public Trust determination is required.  

Create Your Career: 

Grow With Us 

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.  

A Place Where You Belong 

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll develop your community in no time. 

Support Your Well-Being 

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.  

Your Candidate Journey 

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.  


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $81,800.00 to $186,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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