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Senior Software Engineer - Full Stack

Job Req: 1753
Company Entity: Anthology
Community: Technology
Location: United States
Date Posted: Aug 23, 2022
Remote: Yes
Travel Requirements: Occasional

Job Description

Senior Software Engineer – Full Stack

Remote – US

 

 

The Opportunity:
Anthology offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries. The company’s mission is to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.

 

 

We believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices but who we are as a company.

 

 

For more information about Anthology and our career opportunities, please visit www.anthology.com.

 

 

In this role, you will be building data products on platform services that deliver best in class reporting and data solutions to clients. You will join a motivated, creative, and energetic team that works in a flexible and agile fashion to deliver world-class products to the education market. By joining this team, you will become a core contributing member to Blackboard’s EdTech Platform initiative. This future state platform will seamlessly and uniquely deliver a revolutionized learning experience through innovation, continuous delivery, and architectural integration.

 

 

As a Senior Level Full Stack Software Engineer, you will work in a SAFe Agile environment to deliver and build the next-generation EdTech platform fueled by data. You will be developing and maintaining micro-services that provide the foundation for teaching and learning core capabilities and features.

 

 

A successful candidate must be comfortable with complex software development projects and be an innovative thinker capable of communicating multi-faceted technical concepts. As a direct contributor, the candidate must have a track record of achieving goals and meeting deadlines on multi-team projects, and the ability to work in an aggressive, fast-paced environment with evolving requirements. In addition to developing software, the ideal candidate can troubleshoot problems and support our production environments. Prior experience in web service development with a service-oriented architecture is highly preferred.

 

 

We are looking for a candidate with strong skills on the frontend and possible backend or the desire to become a full stack engineer with the willingness to expand and grow their skillset. This engineer will be working in a serverless environment on the AWS platform, and should have a strong desire to learn as technologies evolve.

 

 

The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • 4-5+ years of experience in product development
  • Strong background in web application development (Java, Node.js, Python), 
  • Strong background in JavaScript libraries/frameworks such as React/Vue, CSS3, HTML5
  • Experience implementing Web Services (REST API), authentication, CI/CD lifecycles and pipelines
  • Experience building in large-scale, cloud environments, AWS, cloud-based solution implementation and maintenance, Domain Driven Design and service-oriented architecture
  • Experience with test driven development, container-based technologies (such as ECS, KOPS), and AWS serverless services (such as Lambda, DynamoDB, Aurora, Event Bridge)
  • Passion for software development
  • Ability to provide guidance on best practices, design, and architecture standards 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences in a global environment

 

 

Preferred skills/qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience in the education industry and with e-learning technologies  
  • AWS Certification 

 

 

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.   

 

 

Blackboard is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.  

 

 

This position is not available for candidates residing in the following states: CO, CA, MA

 

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