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Senior Software Engineer II

🇺🇸 Philadelphia, PA

🕑 Full-Time


💻 Software Engineering

🗓️ April 18th, 2024

Java React SCRUM
 Can you collaborate with teams to implement initiatives that make a difference?
Would you like to builds online digital learning and assessment solutions for nursing student globally?
About our Team

We are a small and independent team within a large organization. Our team is very diverse. We have autonomy in decision-making and collaborate extensively with the larger Elsevier organization. We are responsible for maintaining and extending one of Elsevier's nursing health education web application products. Innovative in nursing health education, we use big data and analytics to track students' interactions with content and assessments. This provides a highly focused, engaging, and personalized learning experience for students which in turn positively impacts patient care.
About the Role

You will be accountable for the back-end Java component of the application. You will partner with other stakeholders to set direction and execute our teams objectives.

  • Providing direct input into our product and help formulate our project plan. This position performs software design — typically across multiple systems
  • Mentoring: We put high emphasis on coaching and mentoring; as such, you will mentor more junior members of the team. This is a hands-on role, so you will still spend a decent amount of time coding.
  • Driving innovation in Nursing Health Education Education working within our advanced Tech stack.


  • Have an expertise in our technical stack, including but not limited to Java, Spring, Gradle, and Postgres (or similar RDMS).
  • Have knowledge/experience on frontend frameworks like React, Typescript, JavaScript Possess knowledge of test-driven development. • Experience in distributed microservices. Experience in RESTful API development
  • Experience and willingness to mentor junior software engineers. Advanced knowledge of software development methodologies (e.g., Agile, Scrum).
  • Have the ability to write and review portions of detailed specifications for developing complex system components.
  • Experience with development and collaboration tools like Git/Github, JIRA, and Confluence

Work in a way that works for you
We promote a healthy work/life balance across the organization. We offer an appealing working prospect for our people. With numerous wellbeing initiatives, shared parental leave, study assistance and sabbaticals, we will help you meet your immediate responsibilities and your long-term goals.
Working for you
We know that your wellbeing and happiness are key to a long and successful career. These are some of the benefits we are delighted to offer:
  • Health Benefits: Comprehensive, multi-carrier program for medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Retirement Benefits: 401(k) with match and an Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Wellbeing: Wellness platform with incentives, Headspace app subscription, Employee Assistance and Time-off Programs
  • Short-and-Long Term Disability, Life and Accidental Death Insurance, Critical Illness, and Hospital Indemnity
  • Family Benefits, including bonding and family care leaves, adoption and surrogacy benefits
  • Health Savings, Health Care, Dependent Care and Commuter Spending Accounts
  • Up to two days of paid leave each to participate in Employee Resource Groups and to volunteer with your charity of choice

About the Business
A global leader in information and analytics, we help researchers and healthcare professionals advance science and improve health outcomes for the benefit of society. Building on our publishing heritage, we combine quality information and vast data sets with analytics to support visionary science and research, health education and interactive learning, as well as exceptional healthcare and clinical practice. At Elsevier, your work contributes to the world’s grand challenges and a more sustainable future. We harness innovative technologies to support science and healthcare to partner for a better world.
Salary Range
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