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Sr Software Engineer

Date:  Jun 29, 2022
Location: 

Remote, MA, US, remote

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.

Are you an experienced software engineer for an excellent opportunity to work remote?   We are looking for a candidate that is truly an engineer at heart, enjoys working on a team and likes to dig in and learn quickly.   As a Sr. Software Engineer, you will work on an Agile development team within Content domain, responsible for building, testing, and deploying data ingestion tools and components to support EBSCO products and services for our customers. As a member of an Agile development team, you will design and develop software in 2-week iterations as part of an Agile Release Train developing to a SAFe Program Increment. You will make commitments to the business and meet those commitments as a team. You will strive for continuous improvement in knowledge and productivity and display a pattern of continual learning and a desire to broaden your software development and design skills.

 

What you’ll do

Support existing data ingestion tools to ingest and manipulate data from our providers.

Design, Develop, maintain, extend software components, and ensure reliable deployment of new data solutions for a wide range of EBSCO products

Provide ongoing maintenance, support and enhancements in existing systems and platforms.

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. Authoring well-engineered solutions using test-first/test-driven methodologies.

Conduct new technology research, proof of concept, and design work that will provide direction for the enhancement of the overall system and products.

Be innovative and contribute to the continuous improvement of your team.

Be a mentor for other software engineers to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices for design, coding standards, performance, security, delivery, and maintainability.

Demonstrate ownership of developed components from development through production.

Exemplify the principles behind the Agile Manifesto and SAFe framework in all interactions.

 

Skills or experience you need

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering, or other technical related degree

Excellent design and programming skills and good understanding of data ingestion and database storage techniques

5+ years of professional software development experience in C#, .NET, or Java

5+ years of SQL programming preferably in Oracle PL/SQL

5+ years of experience in large system software design and development with hands on experience in RESTful web services, HTML, XML/JSON

Some experience with web services lifecycle, API versioning, design approaches, tools, interoperability, and SOA concepts.

Experience using Perl/Linux shell script/Python a plus.

Experience with source code management tools such as SVN, GitHub and continuous delivery pipeline technology like Jenkins

Proven knowledge of methods for processing large amount of data using data pipelines.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

Role-Based Competencies:

Technical Mastery: Domain Proficiency, Design, Implementation, Continuous Operations

Product Development: Accountability/Ownership, Innovation, Adaptability to Technologies, Continuous Improvement

Lean/Agile Mastery: Know Role, Know Practices, Committed to Change, Story writing, Ceremonies

Solution Focus: MVP, Resource Optimization, Customer-Focused, Cross Team Influence

Team over Self: Teamwork, Execution, Communication, Make Others Great, Emotional Intelligence

 

EBSCO Leadership Competencies:

Personal: Drive, Positive Attitude, Trust & Respect

People: Open Communication, Collaboration, Talent Development

Thought: Strategic Thinking, Critical Thinking, Customer-Focused

Results: Change Leadership, Continuous Improvement, Execution

 

COVID VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: As directed by Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, all current and newly-hired EIS employees in the United States are required to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by their date of hire.
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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