Elsevier is a global information analytics company that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare, and improve performance for the benefit of humanity.
Our innovative technology platforms and smart content solutions operate at the cutting edge of big data, semantic web, and cloud technology, enabling faster more effective critical decision-making daily across the globe.
In this role where you’ll be part of a squad that is building a data lake and harvesters for Funding data which enables various products, analytics products, enabling research funding organizations to visualize the world’s entire research data and get a clear picture of the global R&D landscape.
The product you will be working on will provide discovery of the data, insights about the data quality, and Human in Loop functionalities to evaluate the data and metadata corrections.
We are looking for a Backend Developer we are looking for is foremost an enthusiastic team player with a passion for data and innovation. Next to that you
Your daily work will be basically as follows :
Working in an agile scrum team that works in a T-shape model to achieve a common goal and delivers value in 2-week sprints.
Taking advantage of XP techniques such as test-driven development, pair programming, and continuous delivery.
Delivering software using modern technology stacks (microservices, single-page applications).
Developing test automation, including unit and integration testing.
Suggesting and implementing solutions using AWS Cloud infrastructure.
Working closely with Frontend, Data, System, and Quality Engineers to build the product; receiving support from the entire team when needed, and willing to support them when necessary.
Actively reviewing the implementations done in your team, and also other teams.
What we’re looking for :
A positive, constructive approach with an emphasis on collaboration and flexibility.
A passion for software development.
Strong problem solving and analytical abilities
Willingness to learn new things and come up with practical, simple solutions to technical issues.
You can maintain a balance between being a great teammate and getting things done.
Quality matters for you, a lot! You know how to sustain high quality and help others to do so.
You know how to transform vision into a shippable product and are not afraid of owning it.
Regardless of your solid experience, you keep learning and discovering new things.
Strong communication skills and fluency in English.
You either possess or willing to develop the following skills :
Hands-on experience for writing complex queries / aggregations on ElasticSearch.
Solid experience with Java and modern Java frameworks.
Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and designing for performance, scalability, availability, and security.
Experience with relational and NoSQL data sources.
Experience designing / building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers.
Demonstrate a clear understanding of CI / CD, building, and running pipelines (ideally Jenkins, Github Actions).
Hands-on experience in Test Driven Development and automated integration testing.
Cloud experience (ideally AWS).
What we offer :
Competitive package based on experience and relevant skills.
Great development opportunities internationally for high performers.
Flexible working arrangements.
Additional benefits, like tax-deductible bike purchase.
Numerous training, coaching, and e-learning modules for long-term development and job opportunities.
Various social responsibility programs, channeling knowledge and strengths to help communities around the world improve education, science, healthcare, and protect the environment.
At Elsevier; pride, passion, and the pursuit of knowledge meet innovation, opportunity, and growth. We’re an organization that runs on intelligence.
We supply it, develop it, and rely on it and that requires intelligent people to make the intelligent career choice that will see us improve further.
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