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Senior Software Engineer

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Job Req: 3362
Community: Technology
Location: Brno, Czechia
Date Posted: Dec 11, 2023
Remote Type: No Remote

Job Description

Senior 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 SafeAssign, Anthology’s cloud-based solution for plagiarism checking. As Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for web application development and demonstrating expertise with Java, JavaScript, REST APIs, etc. You will be active in the agile team by participating in daily stand-ups, design sessions, code reviews, and sprint demos. You will embrace test development as an integral part of what you deliver as a software developer. You will also be responsible for delivering and maintaining cloud-based applications including troubleshooting, minimizing downtime, and quickly responding to client-reported issues. 

As Senior Software Engineer on our team, you will be responsible for full-stack design, development, and maintenance of product features. You’ll also communicate and partner cross-functionally with teams in the product and software development. In this role, you will work on the product, using multiple technologies for back-end (mostly Java) and front-end (mostly JS-related tech). We run our applications in the AWS cloud and use Git for version control. You’ll work on a distributed team, collaborating with colleagues around the globe.


The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of proven hands-on software development experience
  • Knowledge and working experience in back-end development (the Java stack, SQL databases, and web application development)
  • Knowledge and working experience in front-end development (JavaScript libraries/frameworks such as React/Angular, CSS3 using TypeScript)
  • Experience working with cloud technologies
  • Familiarity with relational database design and querying concepts
  • Solid foundation in algorithms and data structures, object-oriented design, and coding skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills in large, scalable, complicated systems
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams and communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Passionate about learning new skills and technologies and leverage them
  • Fluency in written and spoken English


Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • 5-8 years of experience
  • Experience using AWS services such as RDS, EC2, ALB, DynamoDB, or others
  • Experience with REST APIs, Java, Spring framework, microservices, etc.
  • Experience with performance tuning against large, scalable, cloud-hosted services


The Office:

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

  • Great office location in 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 places to eat within walking distance 



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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