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SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Date:  Jul 14, 2021
Location: 

Birmingham, AL, US, 35242

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 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.

EBSCO has an exciting new Software Engineer position focused on greenfield development for our signature consumer-facing Flipster product. This person will join an existing team of skilled engineers rewriting a legacy application into modern .NET, NextJS, and AWS technology.   On a daily basis you will design, develop, test, and deploy software using state-of-the-art technologies within a SAFe Agile framework.  

 

IF you are looking for an exciting next step in your career and ready to work in a high-speed, highly professional software engineering environment we would look forward to hearing from you.

 

Primary Responsibilities

•Develop, maintain, extend software components and ensure reliable deployment of new features for Flipster.

 

•Develop software as part of an Agile team in a Scaled Agile (SAFe) environment, working in two-week iterations.

 

•Work with product owner, other members of the Agile team, as well as Program Team on the ART to understand business requirements and priorities.

 

•Author well-engineered solutions using test-first/test-driven methodologies.

 

•Deliver tested, demonstrable, and deployable software within an iteration.

 

•Deliver software that is enabled for CI/CD.

 

•Help the team make and deliver on its commitments.

 

•Automate unit and integration tests to achieve high automated test coverage.

 

•Assess and incorporate new tools to aid with the development and testing process.

 

•Contribute to the continuous improvement of the team.

 

•Contribute to the definition and inspection of quality gates within the build and deployment pipeline.

 

Required Qualifications

 

•Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering or other Information Technology related degree or equivalent experience.

 

•1+ years of professional development experience using C# or Java.

 

•1+ years of professional web development experience using .NET Application Servers.

 

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

• Experience with Mobile Application development.

 

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

 

•1+ years’ experience of Automated Unit Testing with JUnit, NUnit, etc.

 

• Experience with DevOps and CI/CD practices.

 

•Experience working on an agile team preferred.

 

•Familiarity with one or more JavaScript frameworks (React, AngularJS, Backbone.js) and JavaScript libraries.

 

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

 

•Familiarity with Microservices and microservice design patterns.

 

•Working knowledge of performance testing strategies and techniques.

 

EBSCO Industries, Inc.is 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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