upwork Remote Full-time 2024-02-05

Upwork ($UPWK) is the world’s work marketplace. We serve everyone from one-person startups to large, Fortune 100 enterprises with a powerful, trust-driven platform that enables companies and talent to work together in new ways that unlock their potential.

Last year, more than $3.8 billion of work was done through Upwork by skilled professionals who are gaining more control by finding work they are passionate about and innovating their careers.

Join our dynamic AI/ML team as a Senior API Engineer and play a pivotal role in crafting a Services Interface pivotal to our strategic growth. This position offers a unique opportunity to engage with innovative minds and contribute to cutting-edge initiatives that redefine the future of our industry. We welcome individuals who are driven by innovation, excel in a cooperative and outcome-focused environment, and are inspired by our vision.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design, development, and maintenance of our AI/ML Services Interface.
  • Work collaboratively with both frontend and backend teams to establish API specifications.
  • Guarantee the security and integrity of API authentication mechanisms.
  • Keep abreast of the latest trends and advancements in API development and technology.
  • Conduct thorough code reviews and drive enhancements to boost API performance and functionali

What it Takes to Catch our Eye:

  • A strong grasp of Go or Java, with a keen awareness of the latest developments and best practices in these languages.
  • A track record of developing and deploying superior API solutions that align with application demands.
  • Expertise in drafting clear, detailed API documentation.
  • A creative and analytical approach to problem-solving and innovation.


The annual base salary for this position in California and Washington ranges from $150,000- $200,000. The range displayed reflects the minimum and maximum salary for this position in California and Washington, and individual base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience, and location. Additionally, this position is eligible for the annual bonus plan or sales incentive plan and eligibility to participate in our long term equity incentive program

Come change how the world works.


At Upwork, you’ll shape talent solutions for how the world works today. We are a remote-first organization working together to create exciting remote work opportunities for a global community of professionals.  While we have physical offices in San Francisco and Chicago, currently we also support hiring of corporate full-time employees in 19 states in the United States. Please speak with a member of our recruitment team to determine whether you are located in a state in which we are hiring corporate full-time employees. 

At the core of our vibrant culture are shared values that form the foundation of our organization. These values revolve around trust, risk-taking, customer focus, and excellence. Our overarching mission is to create economic opportunities so that people have better lives. We foster an environment where individuals are encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work, nurturing personal and professional growth through development opportunities, mentorship programs, and participation in Upwork Belonging Communities.

We take pride in providing exceptional benefits to our employees. These include comprehensive medical insurance coverage for both you and your family, unlimited paid time off, a 401(k) plan with matching contributions, 12 weeks of paid parental leave, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. To explore these benefits in detail, as well as gain insights into our company values, working principles, and the overall employee experience, we invite you to visit our Life at Upwork page.

Upwork is proudly committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we never discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.



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