Senior Software Developer

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Date: Jun 29, 2024

Location: Pune, IN

Company: Springer Nature Group

 

About Springer Nature Group

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 180 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. Visit group.springernature.com and follow @SpringerNature / @SpringerNatureGroup

 

Job Title : Senior Software Developer

Location: Pune

 

About Us

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 180 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.

 

Years of Experience: 5 to 9 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 the Role:

As a Senior Mendix Developer, you will play a pivotal role in the Implementation and Enhancement Projects. You will leverage your expertise in Mendix and a range of technical competencies to design, develop, and deliver innovative software solutions. This role requires a strong understanding of software development methodologies, a keen eye for code quality, and the ability to mentor and collaborate with team members effectively. Production Technology  team at Springer Nature, Pune is responsible for delivering solutions related to Journals and Books Publishing and Production Systems for Scientific, Technical, and Medical Publishers (STM Publishers) & Education Publishers around the world. Our teams incorporate the latest technologies built upon OpenText Documentum/xCP frameworks to streamline and automate production workflows, and maintain metadata for Springer Nature; this helps us to continuously improve business response time and revenue stream. Every project is implemented in a distributed agile environment while continuously collaborating with customers stationed at various locations around the world.

 

Role Responsibilities:

  • As part of this role, you will;
  • Utilize your strong hands-on skills on the Mendix platform to develop, test, and deploy high-quality software solutions.
  • Work in an Agile environment, participating in daily project stand-ups, resolving impediments, and actively contributing to project implementation.
  • Collaborate closely with team members to discuss implementation strategies, technical challenges, and innovative solutions.
  • Embrace a culture of open communication and innovation, where your input is valued, and support is readily available.

 

What you will be doing:

Within 3 months you will:

  • Onboarding and familiarization with Publishing domain and organization’s culture
  • Dive into the existing implementations and work closely with the team to understand landscape
  • Learn about best practices and development standards

 

By 3-6 months you will:

  • Begin taking on more significant development tasks and user stories
  • Work independently on certain project components
  • Take an active role in mentoring and grooming junior team members
  • Deepen your technical knowledge for efficient development and continuously share these insights

 

By 6-12 months you will:

  • Take lead on development initiatives
  • Demonstrate ability to design and implement complex solutions
  • Actively identify opportunities for process improvement and optimization
  • Leverage your experience to provide valuable contributions to the domain

Throughout your first year in the Senior Mendix Developer role, you will continue to play an integral part in our projects, progressively taking on more responsibility and contributing to the growth and success of the team and organization.

 

About You:

  • 5 to 9 years of overall software coding experience with relevant 2.5+ years of strong hands-on skills on the Mendix platform.
  • Knowledge of Integrating Mendix applications with other tools and technologies.
  • Proficiency in Web Service technologies, including REST and MicroService.
  • Knowledge of UI Technologies such as HTML and JavaScript.
  • Java expertise for creating custom logic.
  • Knowledge of Mendix Custom widget would be an add-on.
  • Experience with GIT and CI/CD pipeline.
  • Commitment to code quality, ensuring software is robust and maintainable.
  • Familiarity with cloud environments, particularly GCP.
  • Understanding of working methodologies, including Agile and SCRUM.
  • Good communication and proactive attitude. 
  • Aspiration to take a lead on any development related work and deliver with quality.

 

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.

 

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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 https://group.springernature.com/gp/group/taking-responsibility/diversity-equity-inclusion

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