Senior Full Stack Developer

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Date: Apr 30, 2024

Location: Pune, IN

Company: Springer Nature Group


About Springer Nature Group

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Job Title: Senior Full Stack Developer

Location(s): Pune


Years of Experience: 7 to 10 years

Educational Qualification: B.Sc., BCA, BCS, B.E., B.Tech, M.Tech, MCA and M.Sc or a technology-related field or relevant experience.


About Us


The Data & Analytics Solutions - IT team provides the technical and domain expertise required to create and maintain the databases and shared services for our end customers. Our flagship products, namely Springer Materials, Experiments, ADIS Insight & Nature Navigator, 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 a simplistic way for the scientific community.


About the Role


We are on a quest to find a Senior Full Stack Developer to join our team and make the most of working in a fun environment while learning from the best. We are working with teams who are located at multiple locations around the globe. We want to build more understanding of the product, domain and technical expertise in the product.

We need Senior Full Stack Developer t who can work in JavaScript, React, CSS, TypeScript, MySQL, Java/Scala, Docker, Unix and GCP. We need candidate with great experience in UI and good hands-on in backend technologies. We need a candidate who is proactive, self-driven and able to handle stakeholders in technical design, solutioning, implementation and release. Candidate should be able to build good rapport with stakeholders. Candidate should be proficient in English communication, both written and verbal.

You will be joining a cross functional delivery team with different nationalities, backgrounds and experience levels. All team members collaborate to deliver solutions that best satisfy the needs of our business and we are working to create a culture that encourages new ideas and innovation but within the boundaries of the technologies that best suit the vision that Springer Nature has defined.   


Role Responsibilities:


Agile product team, day-to-day you will:

1.     Take part in our daily stand-ups.

2.     Contribute to ceremonies like planning/ IPM, showcase, collaborative design and retrospectives.

3.     Develop new features and improve code quality by pair programming with other team members.

4.     Build more and more domain, product and business knowledge.

5.     Work with all stakeholders and manage the product delivery [Design to Release]

6.     Take part in support and monitoring of our platforms.


What you will be doing


Within 3 Months you will:

  • Get familiar with our technology stack. Our application is built in React, Java Script, Jade, Java/Scala Docker and Unix. Our applications are deployed to GCP.
  • Get to know the various Stakeholders and their general requirements.
  • Take part in reducing technical debt by working with team mates to add test coverage.
  • Get to know all members of the team.
  • Start contributing to the sprint by working with team members on simple to medium complex tasks / stories.


By 3-6 months you will:

  • Have a basic understanding of the team’s context, product’s business model.
  • Build more knowledge of the product, domain and mentor new teammates.
  • On-board new team members and setup their machines and help them get up to speed fast.
  • Be able to understand and discuss business requirements with stakeholders and Product Managers and help other disciplines with these conversations.
  • Gain trust and confidence of project stakeholders.
  • Hold technical discussions with the team in order to improve the product architecture and code quality and build more understanding of the overall product.
  • Proactively seek opportunities to improve the process / code and work with the team members to deliver stories within the Sprint


By 6-12 months you will: 

  • Build solid understanding of the product’s business, domain and have technical expertise to participate in discussion for Design and architectural changes.
  • Onboard new members to the team or help other teams in the onboarding process.
  • Transform high level requirements into actionable work.
  • Work with global teams on plan, design, implementation and release.
  • Build product features and help stakeholders to solve customer’s problems innovatively.
  • Be a supportive member of the tech team, developing the platform features by using the appropriate technology solutions to solve the problem at hand.
  • Proactively provide useful and actionable feedback to all team members and stakeholders.
  • Triage supports queries and diagnoses issues in the live applications.
  • Understand our customers’ needs, both internal and external, and how your work affects their experience.
  • Help BA and Tech Leads with Sprint pre planning, Design, Implementation and also mentor new team members.


About You 

  • Need to have a solid understanding of JavaScript, React, CSS and TypeScript, docker and UI ecosystem.
  • Should have working experience in Java/Scala, Docker, Unix and GCP.
  • You have senior level experience (7+ years) in front end development using React or JS frameworks and backend technologies like Java/Scala, RDBMS, SQL, Docker and GCP.
  • Proficient in English communication, both written and verbal.
  • Experience working with modern web framework.
  • Write quality code that is reliable and maintainable using industry best practices (e.g., style, security, testability, and efficiency).
  • Provide guidance to company stakeholders on upcoming challenges and participate in project planning.
  • Diagnose, debug, and optimize performance of web applications.
  • 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.


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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