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SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Date:  Jun 26, 2022
Location: 

Birmingham, AL, US, 35242

Onsite or Remote:  Hybrid
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.

Mission

The mission of a Software Engineer is to design, develop, test, and deploy software using state-of-the-art technologies as part of an Agile team supporting our internal and external customers. This position calls for a Software Engineer Level II who has demonstrated experience in all phases of application development and support in a team environment.  This candidate should be a self-starter that can handle multiple priorities simultaneously.  Additionally, they should display a pattern of continual learning and a desire to broaden their software development and design skills.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop, maintain, extend software components and ensure reliable deployment of new features for a wide range of EBSCO products.
  • 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.
  • Contribute to the architecture and design decisions for the product(s).
  • 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.

* We are not offering sponsorship at this time*

 

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

  • 1+ years of experience with DevOps and CI/CD practices.
  • 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 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.

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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