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Date:  Mar 29, 2024

SOFTWARE ENGINEER II

Location: 

Ipswich, MA, US, 01938

Onsite or Remote:  Remote
Company Name:  EBSCO Information Services

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 2,700 people worldwide, most now working hybrid or remotely. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and outstanding team. EIS is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. Our mission is to transform lives by providing relevant and reliable information when, where, and how people need it. We are looking for bright and creative individuals whose unique differences will allow us to achieve this inclusive mission around the world.

Software Engineer – Web UI 

 

What You’ll Do (Primary Responsibilities):

  • Contribute to the design, implementation, testing, delivery, and operation of services for EBSCO web-based products.
  • Work directly with product management and your team while analyzing and decomposing complex software requirements into simple user stories for planning and execution. 
  • Collaborate with your team to estimate the size and complexity of the features. Perform the technical design, implementation, and testing of features and commit to stories to be accomplished in an iteration. 
  • Own system and feature quality throughout the development, testing, and deployment phases to ensure quality delivery expectations are met. 
  • Drive value and build to continuously improve the quality of the team’s deliverables.
  • Conduct new technology research, proof of concept, and design work that will assist in determining direction for the enhancement of the overall system and products. 
  • Provide ongoing maintenance, support, and enhancements in existing systems and platforms. 
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of your team. 
  • Work alongside other software engineers to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices for design, coding standards, performance, security, delivery, and maintainability. 
  • Provide operational support to components that your team owns, including 24/7 availability as needed. 
  • Live the principles behind the Agile Manifesto and SAFe framework in all interactions. 

 

Your Team:

You will join an experienced full-stack team of six developers, working on EBSCO’s online eBook viewing platform.  You will augment the team’s UI skill set, and help deliver a newly built front end experience, using React, Node.js, in an AWS cloud environment.  You will learn new tools and technologies on the job as the team builds out a robust user interface and the microservice backend to drive it.

 


About You:

  • You enjoy working with a tight-knit team of teams, and love to learn new things
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering or other Technical related degree or equivalent experience. 
  • Hands on experience developing, delivering, and supporting public-facing web applications. 
  • 2+ years of experience developing in one or more JavaScript frameworks such as React, AngularJS, or Node.js.
  • 2+ years of experience in large systems software design and development, with hands on experience using RESTful Web Services, HTML/CSS, XML/JSON, HTTP and SSL. 
  • 2+ years of experience writing unit and integration tests, ideally using Jest.
  • Proficiency with source code management tools such as GitHub.
  • CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins or other similar tools.  

 

What sets you apart:

  • Ability to plan and manage at both the strategic and operational levels.
  • Established contacts and relationships with potential customers and channel partners.
  • Outstanding consultative selling abilities and excellent interpersonal skills with executive level customers and partners.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and staff to create results driven, team oriented environment.

 

 

Our Offer to You:

Target Annual Compensation Range: $95,000 - $110,000 

The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors including your skills, qualifications, education, training, and experience, as well as the position’s work location. 

 

EBSCO provides a generous benefits program including  

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance and Flexible spending accounts  
  • Retirement Savings Plan  
  • Paid Parental Leave 
  • Holidays and Paid Time Off (PTO) 
  • Mentoring program 
  • And much more! Check it out here: https://www.ebsco.com/about/benefits 

 

We work hard to embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion and encourage everyone at EBSCO to bring their authentic selves to work every day.  We have a wide representation of employee resource groups.  To learn more, visit https://www.ebsco.com/about/diversity-equity-inclusion 

 

The EBSCO Way 

At EBSCO, our culture is defined by ten guiding principles. We put our customers first, and we're always looking for ways to innovate and improve. We make decisions based on facts, communicate openly, and hold ourselves accountable for results. Trust, respect, and care for each other are essential to how we work. Every day, our actions and teamwork shape who we are as a company. To learn more about our culture, visit https://www.ebsco.com/about/culture.    

 

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex, pregnancy status, 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.

We comply 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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