Lead Software Engineer at Elsevier (Philadelphia, PA)

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We are a 140-year-old/9000-person Global Analytics Organization.

Our mission: Elsevier helps researchers and healthcare professionals advance science and improve health outcomes for the benefit of society.




Reporting to the Director of Engineering -The Software Engineer Lead will be part of a small development squad on this highly mission-driven, innovative healthcare technology platform focused on developing our search and knowledge graph solutions. Our squads enjoy full autonomy regarding how they go about delivering against long and short-term goals, helping to ensure alignment and quality.

This project enjoys a particularly high-profile within Elsevier and you will be supported to grow your development/engineering skills in collaboration with our diverse, supportive team.

Preferred experience and technology requirements:
  • Experience as a Technical Lead, or Senior Engineer with steadily increasing responsibilities including mentoring and some project leadership.
  • Experience with Solr or Elasticsearch is desirable
  • Strong hands-on, application development experience using Java.
  • Experience developing APIs.
  • Experience developing for the cloud (AWS/Azure).
  • Experience building unit tests.
  • Strong communication skills.

  • People management for 2-4 engineers.
  • Interface with team members to finalize requirements.
  • Write and review portions of detailed specifications for the development of system components of moderate complexity.
  • Work closely with other development team members to understand moderately complex product requirements and translate them into software designs.
  • Successfully implement development processes, coding best practices, and code reviews.
  • Operate in various development environments (Agile, Waterfall, etc.) while collaborating with key stakeholders.

Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact [email protected] or if you are based in the US you may also contact us on 1.855.833.5120.

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Elsevier operates in the Analytics industry. The company is located in Philadelphia, PA, Maryland Heights, MO and New York, NY. Elsevier was founded in 1880. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K), Remote Work Program, Paid Holidays and Paid Sick Days. To see all jobs at Elsevier, click here.
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