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Senior Software Engineer

Job Req: 980
Company Entity:
Community: Technology
Location: Buffalo, NY, United States
Date Posted: Mar 10, 2022
Remote: Yes
Travel Requirements: Occasional

Job Description

Senior Software Engineer 

Remote – US  

  

The Opportunity: 

Anthology (recently merged with 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. 

 

At Anthology, we build software products that empower institutions to make strategic decisions with their data. These products assist with several aspects of higher education including Student Engagement, Program Assessment, and Course Evaluations. Our Software Engineers, along with ProdUX professionals, are fundamental to the creation of solutions for our member institutions. 

 

We’re looking for software engineers to join our growing team that empowers schools and students to have a more engaged and fulfilling experience within higher education institutions. You will be working with a team that participates in the full life cycle of product development from discovery to delivery. We thrive in curiosity and in experimenting with new techniques and are looking for someone who is motivated by delivering value.  

 

At Anthology, software engineers will learn to apply their software development expertise as members of a cross-functional team. Our teams usually consist of Product Managers, UX Designers, and Developers of varying interests to create a Full Stack Team. Software Engineers learn and practice all aspects of software development including (but not limited to) understanding user feedback, developing the software, CI/CD practices, and ongoing maintenance. In this role, learning is specifically focused on depth of technical understanding and team practices. 

 

Primary responsibilities: 

  • Designing and implementing solutions for the areas of the application owned by the team 
  • Taking ownership of the team's product areas running in production 
  • Learning and applying new system design responsibilities 
  • Resolving production issues and defects for solutions owned by the team 
  • Ensuring proper team and inter-team communication practices 
  • Identifying issues with internal team communication practices 
  • Guiding process improvement initiatives on the team 
  • Leading solution design on the team 
  • Helping ensure the team is scoping work properly 
  • Mentoring team members earlier in their careers 

 

The Candidate: 

Education: 

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related field is strongly preferred or relevant years of work experience 

 

Required qualifications/experience: 

  • 4-8 years of experience developing software in a team environment 
  • Experience with server-side technologies such as ASP.Net or ASP.Net Core 
  • Experience with front-end libraries and frameworks such as React 
  • Experience with relational and/or NoSQL databases  
  • Desire to work as a member of an inclusive, cross-functional team 
  • Broad knowledge of core software development concepts 

 

Preferred qualifications/experience: 

  • Mobile development experience 
  • Experience with Angular 
  • Experience with Python 

 

 

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.   

 

Anthology 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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