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Software Engineer-Web UI (remote)

Date:  Jul 25, 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.

Software Engineer – Web UI (Remote) 

 

EBSCO has an exciting new Software Engineer position focused on the development of our signature consumer-facing product.  You will join an existing Agile team of skilled engineers who are creating the user interface. Daily you will design, develop, test, and deploy software into AWS using state-of-the-art technologies. 

  

What you’ll do:  

  

  • Contribute to the design, implementation, testing, delivery, and operation of services for EBSCO web-based products. 

  • 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.  

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

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

  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of your team.  

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

  • Provide operational support to components that your team owns, including 24/7 availability as needed.  

  • Live 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 or equivalent experience.  

  • Hands on experience developing, delivering, and supporting public-facing web applications.  

  • 2+ years of experience developing in one or more JavaScript frameworks such as React, AngularJS, or Node.js. 

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

  • 2+ years of experience writing unit and integration tests. 

  • Proficiency with source code management tools such as GitHub. 

  • CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins or other similar tools.   

 

Skills or experience that sets you apart:  

  

  • Advanced Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering, or other technical degree.  

  • Experience in one or more of the following areas:  

  • Hands on experience with cloud-base applications.  

  • Developing automated integration, acceptance, and/or contract driven tests scenarios.  

  • Web Services lifecycle (design, build, test, deploy), API versioning and design approaches, tools, inter-operability, and SOA concepts.  

  • Performance testing strategies and techniques. 

  • Working on an Agile team. 

 

 

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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