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Cambium Learning Group

Senior Software Engineer - Backend

🇺🇸 Remote - US

🕑 Full-Time


💻 Software Engineering

🗓️ February 15th, 2024

Job Overview:

A Senior Software Engineer in Lexia Learning has a pivotal role in the design and implementation of our educational products. You will participate on a software development team to build dynamic web applications utilizing a service-oriented backend architecture. You will be working directly with other teams (Product Management, Content, QA, DevOps, DataOps) to improve, maintain, and support our products on production. And you will be expected to take ownership of individual components, become their subject matter expert, and be involved in planning out their long-term developmental trajectory.

This position requires sound communication skills and excellent software technical expertise. Candidates must have a thorough understanding of web applications with multi-tiered backend architecture, as well as extensive experience in hands-on development with software framework written in Java/Spring, Hibernate, Typescript/Javascript, and other current web technologies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement Java/Spring backend applications
  • Able to plan and work autonomously based on high-level requirements
  • Collaborate with our team of educational content and UX designers, product managers, QA staff, and DevOps engineers to ensure the timely delivery of educational software products
  • Demonstrate sound communication and interpersonal skills
  • Troubleshoot complex problems across a multi-tiered architecture and support deployed systems on production
  • Hold themselves to a high standard of quality and works with the broader team to ensure that our products meet those standards

Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • 2+ of software engineering experience building multi-tier enterprise applications in Java/Spring and SQL
  • Demonstrated track record of designing, developing, and delivering modern web-based applications based on Java/Spring and SQL
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline related to Software Engineering
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with Hibernate ORM
  • Experience with building RESTful or JSON-RPC services
  • Experience with CI/CD tools like Jenkins, Git, and Nexus

Preferred Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with AWS services (particularly S3, Athena, Cloudfront, Lambda@Edge)
  • Experience with MS SQL Server 2017+
  • Experience with Typescript/Javascript
  • Experience with distributed caching
  • Experience with OAUTH 2.0

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