Senior Software Developer


Job title: Senior Software Developer

Company: Springer Nature

Job description: Springer Nature opens the doors to discovery for researchers, educators, clinicians and other professionals. Every day, around the globe, our imprints, books, journals, platforms and technology solutions reach millions of people. For over 175 years our brands and imprints have been a trusted source of knowledge to these communities and today, more than ever, we see it as our responsibility to ensure that fundamental knowledge can be found, verified, understood and used by our communities – enabling them to improve outcomes, make progress, and benefit the generations that follow.

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We are on a quest to find a Senior Software Developer to join our team and make the most of working in a fun environment while learning from the best.

About The Unit

The Data & Analytics Solutions – IT team is responsible for providing the necessary technical and domain expertise required to create and maintain the databases and shared services for our end customers. Our flagship products namely SpringerMaterials, Experiments, ADIS Insight & Pearl are built by a team of developers, QAs, BAs, UI & UX experts and SMEs, who collaborate to ensure easy accessibility of relevant data. We follow a problem statement and user experience driven approach to ensure the right data is available in the simplistic way for the scientific community.

Years of Experience: 5+ years

Educational Qualification: B.Sc., BCA, BCS, B.E., B.Tech, M.Tech, MCA and M.Sc.

The job is based in Pune where you will as part of Springer Nature’s digital product development team. You’ll be part of our big community of developers located in Germany, UK and India, to name a few.

(Note: Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, you are expected to work from home until further notice)

Skill Matrix:

Must Have skills:

  • Java 8 or above (Hands on)
  • JavaScript/ES6 (Hands on)
  • HTML5, CSS3
  • Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery
  • Design Pros/Cons, Trade-Offs
  • Clean code / Technical Debt / Refactoring
  • Micro-services / SOA Know-how
  • Agile Mindset

Good to have skills:

  • Scala
  • No-SQL DB designing / tuning
  • Messaging and tools knowhow (Kafka, Rabbit MQ, etc.)
  • Babel, Webpack
  • RDBMS DB Query Writing / tuning
  • XP Practices (TDD / ATDD, Pair Programming, etc)
  • Performance Tuning
  • Lean / Mean Design

Key Responsibilities

1. Own and consistently deliver high quality end-to-end product features keeping in view technical & business expectations

2. Add rich features to the product which will deliver substantial business value

3. Pioneer clean coding and continuous code refactoring

4. Understands and appreciates existing design and architecture of the product

5. Understands pros and cons of various technology options available

6. Takes technical ownership of some of sub-systems of the product

7. Makes changes in the product designs to achieve required business value / mileage

8. Identify and addresses technical debts

9. Understands technical vision and road-map of the product and expectations

10. Understands purview of key pieces of deliverables and own few of these pieces

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Expected salary:

Location: Pune, Maharashtra

Job date: Thu, 20 Jan 2022 23:59:57 GMT

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