Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive. At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.The Xero Ecosystem team is building the next generation of platform business for Xero. This is a fast growing team creating new initiatives and products. As part of our mission, our development teams in Wellington are focused on enabling success on the Xero platform by exposing core functionality through APIs.You will contribute to the design, development, and management of services that drive the Xero Ecosystem, while also working closely with other internal teams at Xero to empower them to build the services they need to achieve their outcomes by fostering an API-first mindset.What we are looking for:Perhaps you have experience in designing, developing, testing and improving REST APIs;Or maybe experience working with large object-oriented applications, bonus points for C# and .NET experience;Ideally you’d have some problem-solving skills and the ability to reason through problems in unfamiliar domains;You’ll also bring a passion for working with large, business-critical systems;And the ability to communicate complex solutions and ideas clearly;We also think it’s important you have the belief that a strong team is more valuable than a group of individuals, and the enthusiasm to help your team thrive in a sustainable way through collaboration, pair programming and knowledge sharingWhy you want to join XeroAt Xero you’ll find a bunch of awesome, diverse humans who love coming into work. Everyone loves it for different reasons. We’re a big part of the small business community and you’ll find Xeros attending and speaking at conferences, hosting meetups and generally being evangelical about small business and its value to the global economy.We truly value our people and there’s an awesome package on offer that includes a competitive base salary, Xero shares, life insurance and other benefits too.We champion innovation, foster inclusion and celebrate success. We also live and breathe our values everyday. Xero is an NZ Immigration Accredited Employer and Rainbow Tick certified too.Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you’re a great fit for this position.