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Staff Software Engineer (.NET Architect)

Job Req: 3822
Community: Product
Location: Chennai, India
Date Posted: Jun 11, 2024
Remote Type: No Remote

Job Description

Staff 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. This position guides the architectural direction of our products; is involved in identifying and tracking current risks and future trends; gets hands-on with solution design, vetting 3rd parties, and complex coding and triaging; and is a self-driven technology leader capable of collaboration and clear communication. 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.


Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Informing Product team of architectural and technical debt risks and opportunities enabling informed decisions
  • Creating and/or maintaining architecture documentation directly or via delegation in various forms for purposes including:
    • Onboarding new hires
    • Illustrating future changes and reviewing impact to the system
    • Request for Proposals (RFPs)
    • Input for Marketing material
  • Mentoring developers through training, code reviews and other forums to continuously improve the team’s skills and mindset
  • Contributing to resolving difficult areas or extreme challenges to illustrate what concepts are possible and those that might be too far out of reach


The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar technical discipline or equivalent demonstrable experience
  • 8-12 years of relevant experience in software development
  • Experience working in a geographically distributed SCRUM development environment
  • Front-end development experience with expertise in React.JS, Redux, Saga, JavaScript, Typescript, ES6, Bootstrap, HTML5/CSS/SCSS
  • Solid understanding of front-end development principles including responsive design, UI/UX best practices, and front-end framework libraries
  • Extensive hands-on experience with back-end development using ASP.Net Core, C#, Web API, Entity Framework Core, Relational databases
  • Experience unit testing both front-end and back-end
  • Experience with REST API design
  • Experience with .NET Framework and .NET Core
  • Experience in microservices
  • Experience with the Azure platform
  • Experience in design patterns
  • Experience in T-SQL
  • Experience in Asynchronous programming
  • Excellent understanding of OOPS concepts, SOLID design principle, design patterns, and coding standards
  • Debugging and troubleshooting skills
  • Clear and open communication skills, ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to see the big picture
  • Strong attention to detail and analysis skills
  • Fluency in English at CEF B2 level or above


Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science
  • Experience in any of the messaging queue
  • Experience in Docker and AKS
  • Experience in micro front-end                                 


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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