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Software Engineer

Boston, Massachusetts
  • We're continuing to grow our Engineering team and we're looking for software engineers of varying experience levels who are passionate about their craft and energized to contribute and grow professionally. We are a leading provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions for the academic, professional and library markets worldwide. Our products help to educate people, solve problems, and make the world a better place. 

     We're looking for people who have:
  • The desire to be part of a world-class technology team
  • The commitment to grow professionally, while mentoring others along the way
  • The willingness to try new things and to contribute your very best 
    We will provide:
  • An energizing, dynamic and highly collaborative environment
  • The opportunity to create delightful products that help to educate people and make a difference
  • The opportunity to use cutting edge technologies and work with the most current methodologies
  • A chance to grow your own skills and to help others grow theirs
  • A competitive salary (commensurate with skills and experience) and comprehensive benefits package
  • Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Work as a software engineer in a collaborative environment with passion and commitment.
  • Work with other team members, take ownership & Get Things Done.
  • Continuously learn and grow with industry-leading practices, processes, and technologies and have an opportunity to mentor others.
  • Continuously acts to enhance knowledge of new technologies, business processes, and project management skills, staying abreast of trends, latest industry developments and knowledge sharing among colleagues
  • Skills/Knowledge/Experience:
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent combination of education and recent, relevant work experience
  • 1 to 4 years of direct working experience in a software development environment
  • Software development experience including Java and/or JavaScript programming experience
  • Familiarity with object-oriented systems and enterprise design patterns
  • Familiarity with wide portfolio of software development applications, environments and languages
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required
  • Creative problem solving skills and ability to effectively communicate and translate feedback, needs and solutions
  • Must have strong teamwork orientation
  • Must be sensitive to cultural differences in interactions and in the way work is done
  • Needs good work ethic and strong sense of ownership of end result
  • Preferred*
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks, such as Backbone.js, Angular.js, jQuery.
  • Understanding of Web Standards, Accessibility, and command of Semantic markup (XHTML, HTML5)
  • Experience with a variety of Database Systems, such as LDAP, MySql, Oracle, Sybase, MongoDB, NoSQL
  • Experience developing for mobile devices

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