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Software Engineer

Job Req: 3684
Community: Product
Location: Chennai, India
Date Posted: Apr 8, 2024
Remote Type: No Remote

Job Description

Software Engineer

Chennai, India

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, where 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 Software Engineer, you will be responsible for demonstrating expertise with Java and REST APIs. You will become an active member of an agile team of developers participating in daily stand-ups, design sessions, code reviews, and sprint demos. You will embrace test driven development as an integral part of what you deliver as a software developer. You will also be 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. You would build the capabilities for looking at the complete stack of technology layers for providing fixes and developing features.

The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Strong experience designing, writing, and deploying scalable software
  • Experience with JavaScript or any of the JavaScript UI frameworks like Angular, React, etc. and UI development
  • Strong experience with Object-Oriented design and coding
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Quick learner with strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Exposure to writing unit and integration tests
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams
  • An understanding of data structures, algorithm analysis, and design skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English

Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Experience with cloud-based hosting solutions (AWS)

The Office:

We have an office in one of the biggest cultural, economic, and educational centers in South India: Chennai.

  • Located on OMR, the IT corridor of South Chennai
  • Easy access to Velachery,ThiruvanmiyurRailway station and bus stop
  • Very close to Tidel Park,Ascendas, and SRP Tools Holiday Inn
  • Office provides lunch and snacks on all working days
  • Office is situated behind HotelTuryaaon the 5thfloor ofRayalaTechno Park
  • Fun Committee, Happy Fete Team, Food Committee, and Sports Committee ensures fun at work
  • ISR Team actively engages employees in contributing to various local charities

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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