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Job Req: 983
Company Entity: Blackboard Information Technology India Private Limited
Community: Technology
Location: Chennai, India
Date Posted: May 19, 2022
Remote: No
Travel Requirements: None

Job Description

Senior Software Engineer

Chennai, India

 

 

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.

 

This role focuses on our Learn Ultra Platform, which provides students with a simple and intuitive learning experience that they can access anytime and anywhere. It’s a solution that’s continuously evolving to meet users’ needs, and we’re looking for someone to join the team and get deeply involved in the existing product code base, improving the quality, and enhancing the functionality of the product. 

 

As Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for web application development and maintenance, and demonstrating expertise with Java, JavaScript, REST APIs, etc. You will be active in the agile team by participating in daily stand-ups, design sessions, code reviews, and sprint demos. You will embrace test development as an integral part of what you deliver as a software developer. You will also be responsible for delivering and maintaining cloud-based applications including troubleshooting, minimizing downtime, and quickly responding to client-reported issues.  

 

The Candidate: 

Required skills/qualifications:

  • 5-7 years of relevant experience
  • Experience 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 (Ambassador, Kong, or Gloo)
  • Experience with container-based technologies (Istio, JenkinsX, or Fluentd)
  • Experience with AWS services (Kubernetes, DynamoDB, CloudFront, Aurora)
  • Experience with Java and common Java frameworks
  • Experience with scripting languages (such as Python, Ruby, or Groovy)
  • Proficient in common storage and messaging technologies (SQL, NoSQL, Redis, Kafka, Elasticsearch)

 

The Office:

We have an office in one of the biggest cultural, economic, and educational centers in South India: Chennai. 

  • Located on OMR, the IT corridor of South Chennai 
  • Easy access to Velachery, Thiruvanmiyur Railway station and bus stop 
  • Very close to Tidel Park, Ascendas, and SRP Tools – Holiday Inn  
  • Office provides lunch Tuesday – Thursday and evening snacks Monday – Friday  
  • Office is situated behind Hotel Turyaa on the 5th floor of Rayala Techno Park 
  • Fun Committee, Happy Fete Team, Food Committee, and Sports Committee ensures fun at work 
  • ISR Team actively engages employees in contributing to various local charities  
  • 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. 

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