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Senior Software Engineer

Community: Technology
Location: Bogota, Colombia
Date Posted: May 26, 2021
Remote:
Travel Requirements: None

Job Description

Description

*ONLY CVs SUBMITTED IN ENGLISH WILL BE CONSIDERED*

 

The Opportunity: 

We’re looking for a Senior Software Engineer to help us push the boundaries of what education can offer through the power of technology. Education is our passion, and our team members bring that to work each day as they aim to advance learning in every region of the world. Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company, providing dynamic products and services to the global education community. We’re focused on driving innovation in EdTech and working with our clients to create a smarter learning environment.

For more information about Blackboard Inc. and our career opportunities, please visit www.blackboard.com 

The Blackboard Collaborate teams enable an interactive learning experience through virtual classrooms and real-time communication.  As a member of our Product Development and Delivery organization, you’ll work in an agile environment delivering industry-leading SaaS products and web service platforms. As a Senior Software Engineer within this organization, you will collaborate in the development of backend micro-services using Java, Node.js, or similar technologies.  

 

The Candidate: 

Required skills/qualifications: 

  • 5-7+ years of relevant experience  
  • Experience in developing single-page JavaScript applications and frameworks such as React, Redux, or Angular 
  • Knowledge of RESTful web services, authentication and access management protocols and products (SAML, OIDC, OAuth) 
  • Knowledge of Docker- and Kubernetes-based CI/CD lifecycles and pipelines 
  • Knowledge of large-scale, cloud environments; AWS; cloud-based solution implementation and maintenance 
  • Knowledge of domain driven design and service-oriented architecture 
  • Experience with test driven development  
  • Experience with API gateway technologies (such as Ambassador, Kong, or Gloo) 
  • Experience with container-based technologies (such as Istio, JenkinsX, or Fluentd) 
  • Experience with AWS services (such as Kubernetes, DynamoDB, CloudFront, Aurora) 
  • Experience with Java and common Java frameworks 
  • Experience with scripting language (such as Python, Ruby, or Groovy)  
  • Proficient in common storage and messaging technologies (SQL, NoSQL, Redis, Kafka, Elasticsearch) 
  • Fluency in written and spoken English at CEF B2 level or above

 

Preferred skills/qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Previous experience in the education industry and with e-learning technologies  

 

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, Blackboard positions are currently remote (where possible).

 
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.   

 

Blackboard 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/expressionprotected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.  

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