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Software Engineer I

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Job Req: 3840
Community: Product
Location: Chennai, India
Date Posted: Jun 4, 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 visit


Anthology’s Student Development team focuses on using both industry standards and cutting-edge technologies to develop innovative solutions that are essential to our user’s success. Anthology is seeking a skilled Software Engineer to be responsible for coding and unit testing of subsystems and system components based on requirements specification and constraints. As a Software Engineer on this team, you will play an integral role in the success of the Student Development team within Anthology. A successful candidate will be able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and implement software solutions.


Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Understanding the design for enhancements in the product and developing accordingly; participating actively in design discussions
  • Analyzing business requirements, discussing impacted areas, suggesting solutions to resolve issues/areas of concern
  • Coding and unit testing of enhancements in the product suite
  • Stabilizing and maintaining the product suite
  • Actively participating in SCRUM ceremonies, providing constructive suggestions and inputs
  • Developing testable, reusable, efficient, legible code for enhancements in product suite
  • Analyzing root cause of issues and suggesting areas for improvement
  • Actively contributing to meet the team commitments
  • Coaching and mentoring Associate Software Engineers


The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar technical discipline or equivalent demonstrable experience
  • 2-5 years of relevant experience in software development
  • Moderate skills at front-end engineering using object-oriented JavaScript, Async event management, using JavaScript libraries and micro frameworks like (AJAX, jQuery, Angular, Prototype) and NodeJS
  • Moderate skills at backend engineering using object oriented ASP.Net and other libraries and micro frameworks
  • Knowledge of cloud-based microservices design and architecture
  • Demonstrable understanding of HTML/CSS3 including transformations, transitions, and events driven design
  • Specific experience designing and developing web pages and web applications using well-known industries standards and languages including TypeScript
  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate user-centered design principles into the architecture and design of user interfaces
  • Knowledge and understanding of RESTful API design and client consumption
  • Excellent communication (oral and written), analytical, and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to learn new technologies as needed
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a geographically distributed virtual team environment and to build relationships with internal and external organizations
  • Demonstrated time management and prioritization skills, and ability to manage expectations effectively when handling multiple assignments simultaneously with competing deadlines
  • Fundamental understanding of bug tracking, versioning and repository systems
  • Results-oriented team player and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Takes accountability and is self-motivated
  • Exceptional attention to detail, excellent work ethic and drive, great interpersonal skills, team oriented, and demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English at CEF B2 level or above


Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Previous experience in the education or knowledge management industry and e-learning technologies
  • Fundamental understanding of agile software development process methods
  • General experience with AngularJS or React
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git/GitHub
  • Working knowledge with behavior-driven development (BDD)                                   

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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