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Principal C# Software Engineer

EBSCO Information Services
Ipswich, Massachusetts, 01938, United States
April 18, 2019


EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, 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 in Ipswich, MA, 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. EIS, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., based in Birmingham, AL, is ranked in the top 200 of the nation’s largest, privately held corporations according to Forbes magazine. EBSCO is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. We are looking for the best. If you are too, we encourage you to explore our unique opportunities.

Principal Software Engineer:

This position calls for experience with large scale enterprise applications with high volume utilization. This Principal Software Engineer should be a self-starter that can handle multiple priorities simultaneously. This is a unique position where the successful candidate will evolve into the Technical Leader of a large enterprise application with millions of user worldwide. 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 and lead your team of primarily off shore engineers 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 and other subject matter experts (SMEs) to gain knowledge on the domains and become leading SME of the system.

- 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

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

• 7+ years’ software engineering experience with expertise in C#

• 7+ years of experience in large systems software design and development with hands on experience in RESTful Web Services, Spring, Hibernate, JDBC, MVC, HTML, XML/JSON, HTTP, SOA, SSL, API design

• Minimum of 5 years’ experience with Agile development

• Minimum of 5 years’ experience with Source Control Systems such as GIT, TFS or similar systems

• Minimum of 3 years’ experience using continuous delivery pipeline technologies like Jenkins

Preferred Qualifications

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

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

• Experience migrating C#/SQL applications to AWS

• 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!

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