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Associate Software Engineer

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Job Req: 2910
Community: Technology
Location: Brno, Czechia
Date Posted: Aug 18, 2023
Remote Type: No Remote

Job Description

Associate Software Engineer

Brno, Czech Republic



The Opportunity:

Anthology offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries. Our 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 



This role focuses on Blackboard Data Reporting, a product that helps institutions consider the quality and effectiveness of the online educational experience. Understanding how widely online tools and content are being used across the institution is the first question that needs to be answered. Blackboard Reporting provides the essential insights and data access that Anthology SaaS clients need to effectively manage the EdTech platform, powered by Blackboard Data. For more information, have a look at the following links:



As a member of the Blackboard Data team, you will join a group responsible for industry-leading SaaS products. Our team includes engineers, designers, and product managers, all focused on improving student success around the globe. We believe in agile practices to build our software and in continuously delivering features and improvements to our users. You are a person who is always pushing your teammates to do their best work and is intolerant of anything else. Our team believes that a successful product is built by working with designers, product managers, and operators to understand the full cycle of software development.



Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Analyzing problems and solutions that appropriately trade-off architectural constraints of functionality, usability, performance, reliability, and scalability
  • Implementing backend features and supporting them during quality assurance, user acceptance testing, and post-release
  • Performing root cause analysis of product issues and their resolution
  • Working with peers to determine the long-term architectural direction



The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Minimum of software development experience for school/projects
  • Good command of at least one backend programming language and willingness to learn and use Python daily
  • Familiarity with relational databases
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences in a global environment



Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Working experience with Python, Web Services (REST API), and CI/CD lifecycles
  • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services and serverless/functionless technologies
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field



The Office:

We have an office in the beautiful and vibrant city of Brno. 

  • Great office location in the city center near Luzanky 
  • Accessible by public transportation as well as bike, with bike stands and showers in the office 
  • Cozy personal office spaces where you can shut your door to really focus or leave it open to interact with others 
  • Flexible work hours with no expectations of overtime 
  • Great benefits including health & life insurance and English lessons 
  • Countless walkable places to eat



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.   


Anthology 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.


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