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SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Date:  Apr 30, 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.

Our EBSCO Information system Engineering team is focused on continuously improving the fast and reliable access to Configuration and Ebsco experience. In this role, you will research, analyze, design, develop and sustain a large-scale, information retrieval system running on AWS platform and building, testing, and deploying Java-based microservices. You will actively participate in modernization activities for the config stack leveraging AWS and UI technologies. 

As a member of an Agile development team, you will design, develop, and demonstrate software in 1- or 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 – Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Design and develop software components and tools to extend and enhance our Config systems
  • Provide expertise on system architecture, design, implementation, testing and delivery of Java-based microservices to support Configuration system components and interfaces
  • Collaborate with teammates to refine and prioritize requirements, estimate, and scope work.
  • Collaborate with teammates on decisions/solutions related to Ebsco Experience engine.
  • Collaborate with teammates in documenting technologies, systems, and tools
  • Assist in troubleshooting search problems and repairing defects
  • Work directly with product management and your team while analyzing and decomposing complex software requirements into simple user stories for planning and execution.
  • Leverage and contribute building an application using state of the art homegrown CI/CD pipeline in AWS using CloudFormation templates and AWS reference architecture
  • Demonstrate ownership of developed components from development through production.
  • Research, prototype and present enhancements and technologies.

 

 

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering or other Technical related degree or equivalent experience.
  • 2+ years experience with OOA/OOD and OO programming using core Java
  • 1+ years experience developing, deploying, tuning large scale, high-performance distributed systems.
  • 1+ years of experience in large systems software design and development with hands-on experience in APIs, RESTful Web Services, XML/JSON, HTTP, SSL.
  • 1+ years of one or more JavaScript frameworks (React, AngularJS, Node.js) and JavaScript libraries.
  • 1+ Years of AWS
  • Experience working in Agile teams that leverage CI/CD tools; Proficiency with Agile and/or SAFe methodology
  • Proficiency with source code management tools such as GitHub
  • Proficiency with Agile and/or SAFe methodology

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of writing strong unit tests using various tools / libraries and Automated Testing with Junit, Jmeter.
  • 1+ years of understanding and working in CI/CD pipeline using Jenkins or other similar tools
  • Solid understanding of core algorithms and data structures
  • Experience with database systems (Relational/SQL, No-SQL, Graph Databases)
  • Performance testing strategies and techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to create diagrams, charts, and graphs to convey concepts both to engineering staff and management
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team-oriented work environment
  • Experience in delivering public API’s, including style, versioning, evolution, management, gateway is a plus

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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