Senior Software Developer (m/f/d)

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Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: Lisbon, PT

Company: Springer Nature Group

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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.

 

We are looking for a Senior Software Developer (m/f/d) with several years of experiences working with Kotlin, Node.js, JavaScript or Java joining our Global Business Systems team.

The job is based in Lisbon where you have more than 60 other Software Developers as part of different SpringerNature's product development teams. You will be working with a global team located in Berlin, London, Madrid, New York and Lisbon and generally in CET business hours.

 

About Us:

In our Global Business System department, we are managing various enterprise solutions from different vendors, e.g. SAP, Salesforce and others, but also services and integrations around it. We are providing an end-to-end service to our customers including functional aspects, development, project management and technical & business operations. In the area of custom solutions, our goal is to help the business improving their processes and reduce their costs eventually.

 

We are searching for a skilled and passionate software developer to help us build the best products that will enable all our service consumers, e.g. customers directly, customer-facing platforms and other departments, with an improved experience and optimized setup. Also, drive business capabilities by individual approaches.

 

You will be joining a cross functional team with different nationalities, backgrounds and experience levels. All team members collaborate to deliver solutions that best satisfy the needs of our internal and external customers.

 

About You:

· You have several years of experience in Software Development.

· You have profound knowledge in Kotlin, Node.JS, JavaScript or Java

· You have experiences working with Postgres, Mysql or Elastic

· You are familiar with various platforms like GCP, CloudFoundry GitHub and others

· You have worked successfully with product teams in the past and ideally have some experience with mentoring junior developers.

· You like working in a collaborative environment where there is collective ownership of the code and a blameless approach to problem resolution.

· You are comfortable pair programming and working in a trunk-based development environment; practicing Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery.

· You understand the benefits of QA aspects and automation.

· You see the value in developers owning production software and view failure as a chance to learn.

· You are willing to adapt to different programming languages if the need arises.

· You believe in and can articulate our company strategy on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and you want to make Springer Nature Digital a more inclusive environment for everyone.

 

What you will be doing:

 

Within 3 Months you will:

· Get familiar with our technology stack based on Kotlin, Node.JS, Postgres, CloudFoundry, GCP and others.

· Take part in developing new features as a member of the tech team.

· Get familiar with, and take part in, the team’s agile processes and ceremonies.

· Get introduces to existing services and apps

· Triage support queries and diagnose issues in the live applications.

 

By 3-6 months you will:

· Be a supportive member on the development of the platform by using the right technology solutions to solve the problem at hand.

· Help improve our technology stack.

· Have an understanding of the team's context within the publishing business they are working in.

· Be able to properly understand and discuss business requirements with Stakeholders of Product Owners.

· Hold technical discussions with the team in order to improve the product architecture and code quality.

· Contribute to blameless post-mortems.

 

By 6-12 months you will:

· Onboard new members in the team or help other teams on the onboarding process.

· Take part in the recruiting process helping assess applicants.

· Transform high level requirements into actionable work.

· Proactively provide useful and actionable feedback to team members.

· Become an advocate for defining and implementing non-functional requirements.

· Influence the design of the system architecture.

· Coach junior members of the team.

· Be able to explain and visualize the benefits and trade-offs of proposed solutions.

· Participate in user research to better understand our users' needs.

· Day to day responsibilities

· As part of an Agile product team, day-to-day you will:

· Take part in our daily stand-ups.

· Contribute to ceremonies like plannings, collaborative design and retrospectives.

· Develop new features and improve code quality by pair programming with other team members, as well as working independently.

· Take part in support and monitoring of our websites.

 

To apply please upload a copy of your CV and cover letter, stating your salary expectations.

At Springer Nature, we value the diversity of our teams and work to build an inclusive culture, where people are treated fairly and can bring their differences to work and thrive. We empower our colleagues and value their diverse perspectives as we strive to attract, nurture and develop the very best talent.

Springer Nature was awarded Diversity Team of the Year at the 2022 British Diversity Awards. Find out more about our DEI work here.

 

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