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Software Engineer

Job Req: 336
Company Entity: Xythos Czech
Community: Technology
Location: Brno, Czechia
Date Posted: Jan 18, 2022
Remote: No
Travel Requirements: None

Job Description

Description

Software Engineer

Brno, Czech Republic

 

 

The Opportunity: 
Recently combined with Anthology, Blackboard offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries. The company’s mission is to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.  

 

We believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices but who we are as a company. 

 

For more information about our company and 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 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: 

  • 2-4+ 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 CI/CD lifecycles and pipelines   
  • 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 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) 

 

 

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   

 

 

The Office: 
Blackboard has an office in the beautiful and vibrant city of Brno.  

  • Great office location in city center near Luzanky 
  • Accessible by public transportation as well as bike, with bike stands and showers in the office  
  • Cozy personal office spaces where you can shut your door to really focus or leave it open to interact with others  
  • Great benefits including health & life insurance and English lessons  
  • Countless walkable places to eat 
  • Option for remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic 

 


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.   



Req ID: 336

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