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Developer: Senior Developer

Date: Aug 6, 2019

Location: Ipswich, MA, US, 01938

Company: EBSCO Industries Inc

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases — all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce. EIS, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., based in Birmingham, AL, is ranked in the top 200 of the nation’s largest, privately held corporations according to Forbes magazine. EBSCO is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. We are looking for the best. If you are too, we encourage you to explore our unique opportunities.

Sr. Software Engineer: 

This position calls for experience with large scale enterprise applications with high volume utilization. This Senior Software Engineer should be a self-starter that can handle multiple priorities simultaneously.  Most importantly, the candidate should display a proven background in software development, agile practices, content management, software testing and a desire to broaden their software development skills. 


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Collaborate with product management and your team while analyzing and decomposing complex software features into simpler stories for planning and execution.
  • Collaborate with your team to manage and estimate the size and complexity of the features/stories and commit to what can be accomplished in an iteration.
  • Collaborate with your team to gain knowledge on the domains and be self-sufficient in addressing any defects
  • Author, review, and help in implementation of test plans, test cases, and automated tests to ensure adequate coverage based on requirements
  • Be the technical leader for features and defects, responsible for ensuring that development activities are coordinated throughout the development cycle.
  • Own system and feature quality throughout the development, testing, and deployment phases to ensure delivery expectations (both time and quality) are met.
  • Drive value and continuously improve the quality of the team’s deliverables.
  • Contribute to software engineering best practices for design, coding standards, performance, test automation, security, delivery, maintainability, and culture.
  • Demonstrate ownership of developed components from development through production.


Required Qualifications


  • 5+ years’ experience with object-oriented design/development principles 
  • 5+ years’ software engineering combined experience in C# and Java including time in both technologies and expertise in one of them
  • 5+ years of experience in large systems software design and development with hands on experience in RESTful Web Services, Spring, Hibernate, JDBC, JavaScript, MVC, HTML, XML/JSON, HTTP, SOA, SSL, API design
  • 1+ years’ experience with ReactJS
  • 2+ years’ experience with AWS
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience with Agile development


Preferred Qualification


  • 5+ years’ experience with writing technical documents/specifications and comfortable documenting functionality/applications as required to benefit teams
  • 2+ years’ experience with relational database design and development; strong SQL skills, preferably MySQL
  • 2+ years’ experience using continuous delivery pipeline technologies like Jenkins
  • 3+ years’ experience with Source Control Systems such as GIT, TFS or similar systems
  • Working knowledge of Test Driven Development (TDD) and Automated testing
  • Experience with one or more web servers and application frameworks like Tomcat, Glassfish, Apache or Microsoft IIS

EBSCO Industries, an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


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