Senior Software Engineer (Remote)

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Job Title: Senior Software Engineer

Reports into: Engineering Team Lead

Department: Engineering

Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Remote (only open to candidates based in the UK)

About Us


At BibliU, we have an audacious vision: the future of Higher Education is about ensuring all students have affordable access to their class content. To achieve this, we have built partnerships with thousands of publishers and created a Learning Enablement platform that is dedicated to making learning more equitable, effective, and efficient. Interested in helping us shake up higher education and make reading materials more accessible and learning more effective? Read on!

About Our Role


As a Senior Software Engineer at BibliU, you will have the opportunity to work with a team of brilliant engineers and provide solutions to technical problems that have a direct impact on our customers.

The technologies we use include AWS, lambda, node.js, typescript/JavaScript, MySQL, dynamodb, elastic search. We run regular engineering sessions where you may propose new technologies that can help solve the challenges we are facing.

There’s opportunity for mentorship of junior members of the team and to help shape our technical direction. We work closely with other teams within Bibliu so you will have the chance to build relationships across the wider team.

We are a fully remote team, across different time zones but maintaining a positive, open and collaborative team culture remains a priority to us. There are initiatives in place that working remotely, to make sure you still feel a part of the team and can get to know others in the company.

Responsibilities


As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing and implementing technical solutions.

  • Delivering those solutions on agreed upon timelines

  • Collaborating with your team and other teams to achieve company objectives

  • Owning the teams infrastructure

  • Providing code and scoping reviews

  • Responding to and handling incidents in our production systems



Requirements


What we are looking for


  • Experience with node.js with javascript/typescript

  • Good understanding serverless architecture pertaining to AWS

  • Confident in SQL, bonus if experienced with mysql

  • Some experience with Elasticsearch/Opensearch

  • Previous experience in building front end applications in javascript/typescript

  • Individual contributor that enjoys working with a team

  • Recognise security best practices and the ability to implement and enforce them

  • An interest in statecharts as an application design pattern


Benefits


Our benefits are all aimed at supporting a healthy work-life balance and cultivating a company culture where you can bring your whole, human self to work.


Here's what we offer:

  • 35 holiday days in addition to public holidays
  • Your birthday off (in addition to annual leave)
  • 6 BibliU Wellness Days (on top of your annual leave)
  • Flexible working
  • Private medical insurance
  • Access to online learning platform
  • Social and wellness events


We strongly encourage candidates of all different backgrounds, experiences and identities to apply. Each new hire is an opportunity for us to bring in a different perspective and BibliU is committed to building an inclusive and supportive workplace where everyone can do rewarding work.


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