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SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Date:  Jun 15, 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.

We have an opportunity to work on Search Orchestration layer of our Search engine. You will be working very closely with our senior engineer in understanding and developing application on AWS platform. You will be working with subject matter experts alongside with team senior engineers to gather requirements to understand the technical and business impact. As a Software engineer, you will be part of a development team where your primary focus is to enhance and bring new ideas to optimize our current search platform solution to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of our search results using the latest and greatest technologies with large amounts of  data needing to be processed to search across distributed product databases using AWS eco system. Join us in this exciting journey to make a difference.

 

You will focus on developing Java, spring/boot, microservices and C# .Net applications using state of the art container architecture by using our home-grown robust automation pipeline to build, test and deploy the solution to customers 

 

As a member of an Agile development team, you will 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

 

· Contribute to system, implementation, testing, delivery, and operation of components for EBSCO web and mobile based products and services.

· 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.

· Drive value and build to continuously improve the quality of the team’s deliverables. Author well-engineered solutions using test-first/test-driven methodologies.

· Work alongside other software engineers to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices for design, coding standards, performance, security, delivery, and maintainability.

 

Skills or experience you need

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering or other Technical related degree or equivalent experience preferred but not required. People graduated from coding boot camps are welcome to apply.
  • 0-3 years of professional Java, C# .Net, JavaScript, and/or Python.
  • Good understanding of algorithm and data structures.
  • Good understanding of SDLC process
  • Proficiency with source code management tools such as git.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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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