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Senior UI/UX Software Engineer

EBSCO Information Services
Ipswich, Massachusetts, United States
November 09, 2018


EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, digital content and research databases all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users.

Headquartered on the North Shore in Ipswich, MA, it’s incredible to think that such a vibrant technology success story can be found without all the Boston traffic! EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce.

This position calls for experience with building user interfaces for complex applications. This Software Engineer should be a self-starter that can handle multiple priorities simultaneously. Most importantly, the candidate should display a proven background in software development, agile practices, content management, software testing and a desire to broaden their software development skills.

Primary Responsibilities:

Collaborate with product management and your team while analyzing and decomposing complex software features into simpler stories for planning and execution.

Collaborate with your team to manage and estimate the size and complexity of the features/stories and commit to what can be accomplished in an iteration.

Collaborate with your team gain knowledge on the domains and be self-sufficient in addressing any defects

Author, review, and help in implementation of test plans, test cases, and automated tests to ensure adequate coverage based on requirements

Be the technical leader for features and defects, responsible for ensuring that development activities are coordinated throughout the development cycle.

Own system and feature quality throughout the development, testing, and deployment phases to ensure delivery expectations (both time and quality) are met.

Drive value and continuously improve the quality of the team’s deliverables.

Contribute to software engineering best practices for design, coding standards, performance, test automation, security, delivery, maintainability, and culture.

Demonstrate ownership of developed components from development through production.

Required Qualifications

• 5+ years’ experience with object-oriented design/development principles

• 5+ years’ software engineering experience with expertise in CSS, JavaScript, and HTML

• 2+ years’ software engineering experience with React

• 2+ years’ experience with AWS

• 1+ years building single page applications

• 2+ years building User Interfaces for complex applications

• 3+ years performing object oriented design and building backend applications with REST API services using Java or Node.js

• 3+ years’ experience with Agile development

Preferred Qualification

• 5+ years’ experience with writing technical documents/specifications and comfortable documenting functionality/applications as required to benefit teams

• 3+ years’ software engineering experience in C#

• 2+ years’ experience with relational database design and development; strong SQL skills, preferably MySQL

• Minimum of 2 years’ experience using continuous delivery pipeline technologies like Jenkins

• Minimum of 4 years’ experience with Source Control Systems such as GIT, TFS or similar

• Working knowledge of Test Driven Development (TDD) and Automated testing

• Experience with one or more web servers and application frameworks like Tomcat, Glassfish, Apache or Microsoft IIS

What you also bring, but can’t be taught:

Drive - Positive Attitude - Good Judgement - Open Communication – Collaboration – A Desire to Make an Impact - Eager to Understand – Accountability – Decisiveness – You’re a Team Player

If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity, please send your resume to Thanks for your interest!

Here at EBSCO we will provide relocation assistance to the best and brightest people. We are 45 minutes outside of Boston just minutes from the beach in Ipswich, MA. Ipswich is a part of the North Shore and contains a wide variety of locally owned shops, restaurants, and farms. It is not only a great area to work but to raise a family.

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