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Senior Software Engineer 1

Date: May 27, 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.

The Senior Software Engineer role will be part of a high-performing team at the center of transformative work, pushing themselves and others to take advantage of continuous improvement opportunities and implementing the latest technologies and architecture.   The engineer will be responsible for delivering and maintaining an Agile development platform, which provides a rapid and reliable deployment mechanism for new features in support of a wide range of EBSCO products. This role will be responsible for enabling teams to continuously deliver software, providing quick feedback with respect to the capability, and upholding the integrity of the evolving end-to-end solution. The products and services that you will help create provide access to academic, scientific, medical, and consumer resources that inform the world -- advancing research in traditional and emerging fields and transforming learning and education.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Build, maintain and continuously improve an infrastructure for a multi-site development team including repositories, build tools, CI/CD capabilities
  • Provide dependable environments and platforms for all manners of testing in support of the feature development teams
  • Manage risks and resolve issues that affect quality or release capabilities
  • Influence and drive operational excellence and best practices within the organization
  • Foster the growth of your team in an agile environment; plan together, collaborate on solutions, and support each other
  • Provide strategic direction and logistical support for operations and efficiency of the development organization


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience required
  • 5+ years' experience or background in Build and Release Engineering
  • 3+ years' experience setting up and/or maintaining automated build systems and CI/CD
  • 3+ years' experience in programming using Python, Ansible and/or shell scripting
  • Experience working with product development teams using languages such as: C#, Java, NodeJS
  • 3+ years working with distributed version control systems such as Git


Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years' experience in a role supporting a product development organization which has successfully delivered consumer oriented products
  • Strong experience in Python (or other languages) developing tools and/or automation frameworks
  • Self-directed, demonstrates leadership and a team player
  • Enthusiasm and adaptability for working in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Experience with evaluating and integrating open source and in-house developed toolsets
  • Passionate about learning new technologies
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills

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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