Front End Developer

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Date: May 25, 2023

Location: Pune, IN

Company: Springer Nature Group

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We’re looking for a talented and motivated Front End Developer to join our team at Springer Nature. The job is based in Pune, Maharashtra and you will be working with team members and stakeholders in London/Berlin.


About the  Unit

SN Digital (SND) is a technology division of Springer Nature. We are responsible for maintaining and delivering millions of articles used by researchers, scientists and students around the globe.

There are 250 of us in London, Lisbon, Berlin, Pune, New York, Madrid, Dordrecht, Heidelberg. We work in collaborative, multi-disciplinary delivery teams, developing digital products and services that answer user problems and support business goals. The work is interesting and meaningful. Our culture is collaborative and friendly.

We encourage and support growth, both personal and professional. This is a terrific opportunity for friendly, inquisitive people who want to get involved in our work, who love to learn, who will embrace and develop our culture, and help make SNDigital, Pune a place where people and ideas can thrive. Having a good command of English is important; collaboration is important in our day to day work, so being able to communicate your ideas and understand others’ is key.

We are intentionally looking to create teams that are diverse and inclusive. Diversity is the mix of culture, background, experience and personality that we all bring; inclusion is getting the mix to work better together. We want every member of our teams to contribute to our common goals while respecting each other's skills, knowledge and needs. 



Springer Nature has a portfolio of over 3,000 peer-reviewed journals and books across all areas of science. The Content Acquisition programme you’ll be joining is looking at the systems and processes across our imprints, and is working to create a world-class submissions experience for our global audience of academic researchers and editorial staff.


Springer Nature Technology and Publishing Solutions, is the technology and publishing solutions arm of the Springer Nature Group. We leverage our insight in the publishing domain and acquire, produce and deliver content across media and markets using our Technology and Publishing Solutions. With a focus on technology driven solutions and deep insight in the publishing domain, Springer Nature Technology  and Publishing Solutions offers a range of services that help our Group brand acquire, produce and deliver content in the most efficient ways possible. We are ISO 9001 certified, driven by over 1000 professionals in Technology, Research & Analysis and Marketing shared services.


We are proud to be an equal opportunity  employer. All applicants will be considered for employment on the basis of merit alone, without attention to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status


Job Location: Magarpatta City, Pune - India  

Years of Experience: 5 - 8 years


What we are looking for

Educational Qualification:

B.Sc., BCA, BCS, B.E., B.Tech, M.Tech, MCA and M.Sc.


The Role:

We need people who can:

  • Code sensibly. We don’t need code golfers. We really love code that we can read and understand. If you  are Mindful of others and able to provide thoughtful/compassionate feedback. you can apply right-away!
  • Take pragmatic decisions around how work is accomplished. We would like our devs to strike a balance between idealism and fit-for-purpose.
  • understand accessibility issues.
  • Emanates calm in the face of pressure.
  • Understands and accepts – preferably relishes - the heterogeneous nature of the web
  • browser and platform compatibility issues.
  • Be a teamplayer, not a Ninja.
  • Curious and confident about learning new languages or tech stacks. We would like you to share your knowledge with our dev community and be happy to learn from them too.
  • Have a great working relationship with everyone.
  • Have fun at work. Work life balance is just as important to you as it is to us.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Ensure the continuous delivery of high quality work (websites/software/documentation/style guides/etc.).
  • Facilitate communication within product teams: maintain an in-depth knowledge of the work being carried out by the team.
  • Communicate what sort of support product teams require from the wider discipline.
  • Be aware of the vision, goals and strategy of the FED discipline.
  • Be aware of and utilise technologies & best practices recommended by the FED discipline.
  • Contribute to ongoing discussions on said technologies & practices.
  • Contribute to playbooks.
  • Advocate for and implement techniques outlined in FED playbooks, such as progressive enhancement and accessibility.

What you need to bring with you

  • Minimum 4+ years of solid technical experience in UI/Front-end development with a solid knowledge of:

javascript + typescript



html + css (be able to take a figma design and build the html and css for it)

  • Experience in building NodeJS web applications, custom component and modifying inhouse libraries using the latest standards-based approaches (JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3)
  • Working experience in Responsive Web Designing
  • Good to have experience with Assistive Technology such as screen readers (JAWS, NVDA, MAC/IOS VoiceOver, TalkBack, magnifiers, alternative input, read-aloud tools, etc.) with the understanding of their interactions with multiple browsers and platform combinations.
  • A positive attitude, with the willingness to learn and collaborate
  • Excellent written and articulation skills
  • #LI-CK2

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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