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Senior Software Engineer

Date: Dec 29, 2018

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.

Senior Software Engineer

We are seeking a highly-motivated Software Engineer who will become part of the EBSCO software development team.  You will play an integral role on a team responsible for the architecture, design, development, testing, and delivery of externally facing products and services. You will work with cross-functional teams, have exposure and visibility to senior leaders, and be able to make significant technical and business impact.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide expertise on system architecture, design, implementation, testing, and delivery of high-volume customer-facing applications that support EBSCO’s products and services.
  • 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.  Perform the technical design, implementation, and testing of feature/stories and commit to what can be accomplished in an iteration.
  • Be the technical leader for product features, 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 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 provide direction for the enhancement of the overall system and products.
  • Contribute to software engineering best practices for design, coding standards, performance, security, delivery, maintainability and culture.
  • Demonstrate ownership of developed components from development through production.

Required Qualifications:

·         5+ years of professional development experience using C#.

·         5+ years of professional web development experience using .NET.

·         5+ years of experience in large systems software design and development with hands on experience in RESTful Web Services, HTML, XML/JSON, HTTP, SSL.

·         5+ years of experience with Web Services lifecycle (design, build, test, deploy), API versioning and design approaches, tools, inter-operability, and SOA concepts.

·         5+ years of SQL Server or MySQL development experience.

·         Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications:

·         Hands on experience developing, delivering, and supporting publicly facing web applications.

·         Hands on experience developing, delivering, and supporting WCF services.

·         Working knowledge of Test Driven Development (TDD) and Automated testing.

·         Hands on experience with writing technical documents/specifications and comfortable documenting functionality/applications as required to benefit teams.

·         Hands on experience using a continuous delivery pipeline technologies like Jenkins.

·         Hands on experience with Source Control Systems such as GIT, TFS or similar systems.

·         Responsive Web Design experience.

·         Hands on experience delivering projects using HTML/CSS.

·         Demonstrated ability to lead or drive a project with sound technical and design skills.

·         Excellent mentoring skills and the desire to contribute to efforts beyond the scope of the day-to-day project work.

·         Advocate of unit testing, automation and test-driven development.

·         Hands on experience with Cloud services (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform).

·         Hands on experience with Netflix OSS.

·         Hands on experience with Microservices.

·         Detailed understanding of Agile software engineering principles and methodologies.

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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