Senior Software Engineer

Relx   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Information Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 297 days ago

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Elsevier is a global information analytics & technology organisation that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, more than 35,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray’s Anatomy.


It is an exciting time to join Elsevier as we shape our future as a global information analytics provider. We employ over 1000 of the world’s best technologists and our technology teams are using cutting edge technologies to build products and systems that will advance science and health. We use Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing to filter, extract and learn from vast data sets, social networks and collaboration platforms.


Job Summary


We are looking for Multiple Software Engineers to join our growing Engineering team whose purpose is to build a unique Single Page Application (SPA). This development initiative is part of our Chemical Information and Analytics Platform for commercial companies to speed up Research and Development of Drugs, products to name a few.


In this role, you will be working with people across several teams which includes product owners, product managers, and SMEs in different chemistry fields to build scalable and reliable platform. You will be working on green-field projects with cutting-edge technologies and development practices. You will serve as internal champion of code quality, reusability, and extensibility.


We are one of the US largest installations utilizing AWS and use wide range of AWS hosted services like RDS, redis, EMR, Glue, ECS to name a few. You will be following agile development practice including continuous integration, continuous development and code review. At Elsevier, we use modern development services and tools such as GitHub/GitLab, Jenkins, AWS, Slack, Sonar, Artifactory, Confluence, and Jira.


We are looking to work with people who care about quality, reliability, and performance. Ideally, you should have a solid professional background in software engineering, and a good feel for responsive web app. Attitudes matter too. Given the versatile nature of the role, we’re looking for someone who can learn fast, enjoys working with others, and is a pragmatic collaborative decision-maker.




About you


2-8 years of experience with large scale software development experience

Experience creating and consuming Restful Services

Experience with Java/J2EE and framework such as Spring

Experience with typescript, react or angular, bootstrap, Less/SASS

Experience with modeling database preferably with MySQL 
Agile engineering practices such as Continuous Integration, automated testing and deployment.
Able to define and build infrastructure with code preferably using terraform
Positive attitude and continually seeking to learn
Care about releasing software all the way to prod.


Nice to Have


Experience with cloud services preferably with AWS

Experience with big data technologies preferably spark
Experience with Search technology e.g. ElasticSearch
Experience with Docker
Experience with MicroService architecture