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Software Engineer II

Job Req: 3641
Community: Product
Location: Colombia
Date Posted: Apr 15, 2024
Remote Type: Hybrid Remote

Job Description

Software Engineer II

Hybrid Bogota, Colombia

*ONLY CVs SUBMITTED IN ENGLISH WILL BE CONSIDERED*

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 visitwww.anthology.com.

This role focuses on Blackboard Learn, a product in which we pride ourselves on creating well-designed web and mobile solutions to support learners, instructors, and administrators. Blackboard Learn allows learners and instructors to access online educational experiences wherever and whenever they want through web and mobile devices. Our technology helps instructors breathe life into educational content, brings efficiency to day-to-day tasks, and empowers instructors with tools to engage and assess every learner. We help motivate learners by promoting collaboration, communication, and connections with their peers and instructors.

As a member of our Product Development team, youll work in an agile environment delivering industry-leading SaaS products and web service platforms. Youll be deeply involved in translating wireframes and sketches into working prototypes to refine user interface behaviors. As Backend Software Engineer, you will be responsible for demonstrating expertise with Java and REST APIs.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Becoming an active member of an agile team of developers
  • Participating in daily stand-ups, design sessions, code reviews, and sprint demos
  • Embracing test development as an integral part of what you deliver as a software developer
  • Being willing to respond to the unique challenges of delivering and maintaining cloud-based software including troubleshooting live production environments, minimizing downtime, and responding to client-reported issues

The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of experience designing, writing, and deploying scalable software using infrastructure as a code
  • Experience designing and implementing RESTful APIs and demonstrated proficiency with API concepts and design
  • Proficiency with the Java stack, SQL databases, Python, and web application development
  • Excellent Object-Oriented design and coding skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to use both to communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Fluency in written and spoken English at CEF B2 level or above
  • Quick learner with strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Experience writing unit and integration tests
  • Ability to work with a team of engineers on cross-functional agile projects
  • Understanding of data structures, algorithm analysis, and design skills

Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Experience with cloud-based hosting solutions (AWS) and developing APIs
  • Light experience creating and consuming RESTful APIs
  • Familiarity with modern front end JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery, AngularJS, React, and Redux
  • Knowledge of modern CSS frameworks such as SASS and LESS

The Office:

We have an office located in Bogota, Colombia as a hub for the LAC market.

  • Located in Capital Towers center in the financial district
  • Excellent and secure area to eat lunch, have a walk, or dine after office hours
  • Benefits in prepaid medicine, dental plan, and wellness allowance
  • Easy access to public transportation close to two important avenues, Carrera 7 and Calle 100
  • Free parking for employees and paid parking for visitors
  • Multiple private spaces for virtual and face-to-face meetings
  • Regular events like bring your dog to work day and ping-pong, foosball, and Mario Kart tournaments
  • Sodexo card provided for employees
  • Daily budget to spend on beverage vending machines

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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