Senior Software Engineer | 5 – 8 Yrs | USA

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Job Description:

This role focuses on Anthology Learn, where we pride ourselves on creating well-designed web and mobile solutions to support learners, instructors, and administrators. 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, you’ll work in an agile environment delivering industry-leading SaaS products and web service platforms. You’ll be deeply involved in translating wireframes and sketches into working prototypes to refine user interface behavior.

Job Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Building and maintaining backend 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 tightly knit, agile team
  • Helping to incorporate industry best practices and important developments into our products
  • Participating and encouraging superior development practices including design reviews, code reviews, and peer mentoring

Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience developing web applications with Java and Spring
  • Experience developing cross-browser-compatible web applications in HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS
  • 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
  • Experience with agile development, preferably Scrum
  • Light experience integrating with and utilizing third party API providers and cloud services
  • Familiarity with Object-Oriented Analysis, Design, and programming
  • Light 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
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to excel at work with multidisciplinary teams to develop great user experiences
  • Strong record of project execution and completion

Preferred Skills:

  • 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
  • Level of comfort developing on Linux and Unix environments

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