Senior Software Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Birmingham, AL
  • This position has been filled

Website EBSCO

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 is  seeking a highly-motivated Senior Software Engineer to  become part of our software development team.  The Senior Software Engineer will play an integral role on a team responsible for the architecture, design, development, testing, and delivery of externally and internally facing web applications. You will work with cross-functional teams, have exposure and visibility to senior leaders, and be able to make significant technical and business impact.

Primary Responsibilities:

•Provide expertise on system architecture, design, implementation, testing, and delivery of high-volume customer-facing applications that support EBSCO’s products and services.

•Collaborate with product management and your team while analyzing and decomposing complex software features into simpler stories for planning and execution.

•Collaborate with your team to manage and estimate the size and complexity of the features/stories.  Perform the technical design, implementation, and testing of feature/stories and commit to what can be accomplished in an iteration.

•Be the technical leader for product features, responsible for ensuring that development activities are coordinated throughout the development cycle.

•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 provide direction for the enhancement of the overall system and products.

•Contribute to software engineering best practices for design, coding standards, performance, security, delivery, maintainability and culture.

•Demonstrate ownership of developed components from development through production.

Requirements:

•5+ years software engineering experience with expertise in C#, .NET, JavaScript, SQL.

•3+ years experience with object oriented design and building backend applications

•3+ years experience designing and developing service-based architectures and/or microservices

•Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Hands on experience with Cloud services (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform)

•Demonstrated ability to lead or drive a project with sound technical and design skills.

•Demonstrated leadership and communication skills, including an ability to look forward and anticipate problems and assess risk.

•Excellent mentoring skills and the desire to contribute to efforts beyond the scope of the day-to-day project work.

•Advocate of unit testing, automation and test-driven development.

•Detailed understanding of Agile software engineering principles and methodologies.

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