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Senior Software Engineer

Job Req: 974
Company Entity: Anthology
Community: Technology
Location: United States
Date Posted: Aug 2, 2022
Remote: Yes
Travel Requirements: None

Job Description

Senior Software Engineer

Remote – US

 

 

The Opportunity:

Anthology offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries. The company’s 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 www.anthology.com.

 


This role focuses on our Ultra Platform, which provides students with a simple and intuitive learning experience that they can access anytime and anywhere. It’s a solution that’s continuously evolving to meet users’ needs, and we’re looking for someone to join the team and get deeply involved in the existing product code base, improving the quality and enhancing the functionality of the product.
 


Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Translating wireframes and sketches into working prototypes to refine interface behaviors
  • Building and maintaining back-end REST Services using Java
  • Building and maintaining front-end libraries and frameworks with JavaScript
  • Participating in user-centered research through client focus groups, interviews, usage analysis, and rapid prototyping
  • Profiling and optimizing code to get the best performance for browsers and operating systems
  • Working closely with designers and other developers in a tight-knit, agile team
  • Tracking the latest software development trends and helping us incorporate industry best practices and important developments into our products
  • Participating in and encouraging superior development practices including design reviews, code reviews, and peer mentoring
     


The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of experience developing web applications with Java and Spring
  • At least 5 years of experience developing cross-browser-compatible web applications in HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS
  • At least 5 years of experience creating and consuming RESTful APIs
  • Experience with modern front-end JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery, AngularJS, React, and Redux
  • Experience with modern CSS frameworks such as SASS and LESS
  • Experience with Agile development; preferably Scrum
  • Experience integrating with and utilizing 3rd party API providers and cloud services
  • Experience with Object-Oriented Analysis, Design, and programming
  • Experience using and talking about common Design Patterns
  • Knowledge of UX/UI best practices
  • Passion for high-quality, maintainable code
  • Clear understanding of refactoring and continuous improvement
  • Ability to work with multidisciplinary teams to develop great user experiences

 

 

Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • 5-8 years of experience developing web applications with Java and Spring
  • Experience creating services for NodeJS
  • Experience building and packaging web applications
  • Experience with scripting languages
  • Comfort developing on Linux and Unix environments

 

 

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.

 

 

This position is not available for candidates residing in the following states: CO, CA, MA

 

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