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Software Engineer

Community: Technology
Location: Chennai, India
Date Posted: Jul 20, 2021
Remote: No
Travel Requirements: None

Job Description

Description

Software Engineer 

Chennai, India 

 

The Opportunity:
We’re looking for a 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. 
 
This role focuses on our Mobile application, which allows students to access the power of Blackboard's solutions anytime, anywhere. You'll help with building this student-specific mobile app that gives learners the information they want, the connections they crave, and the personalization they demand, on the go.  
 
Blackboard’s Mobile Development team is revolutionizing the role of mobile technology in education. This team has made a tradition of producing multiple pioneering applications that change the way students and teachers approach education. A shared love of using and making great apps brings together this group of motivated, talented people. 
 
As Software Engineer, you will be responsible for developing beautiful and practical iOS applications used by millions of students and teachers around the world. You will partner with our design team to craft beautiful user experiences and then implement them with equally elegant code.
 
The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Light experience in software engineering, specifically developing iOS applications on phones and tablets
  • Familiar with Objective-C
  • Light experience leveraging the iOS SDK and native application development
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well in a collaborative environment
  • Appreciates well-designed, scalable code and beautiful UI for iOS
  • Should have minimum 2+ years of experience

 

Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Experience with Cloud SDKs
  • Experience developing live apps on the AppStore or actively contributing to open-source software (please provide web links)
  • Experience working with design software or networking technologies (REST APIs, SQLite)
  • Experience architecting large software projects from start to finish and writing automated units and application tests

 

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

 

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