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Senior Software Engineer - Backend for Showcase

IT/Technical & Product Development
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We're looking for new developers to join our team of passionate developers & UX-ers with the aim of building a 'LinkedIn' for researchers. You’re going to work on a greenfield project with close to zero legacy code.

The Mendeley Showcase team is a highly collaborative team working with other cross-product Elsevier brands – and even non-Elsevier brands – to provide researchers with an open platform for collecting, managing and promoting their research portfolio. The new, open platform we will create will help researcher promote their impact and successes to others, so they open new doors for their collaboration or funding allowing them to enable their scientific discoveries.

Our stack will include Scala, Akka, Reactive Streams, AWS Cloud. We use continuous delivery approach. All applications are deployed as Docker containers and infrastructure is provisioned by Terraform. Should we be using something different? Great! Let’s have a chat – your voice counts.

What we’re looking for:
• Great technical and analytical skills: you love challenges and are happy to explain your ideas to the others;
• 7+ years of software development experience;
• You’re curious about functional programming;
• You know how to maintain balance between being a great teammate and getting things done;
• Quality matters for you, a lot! You know how to keep it and help others to do so;
• You know how to transform vision to a shippable product and are not afraid of owning it;
• Regardless of your solid experience, you keep learning and discovering new things.

You either possess, or willing to develop the following skills:
• Scala/Java, Akka, SBT;
• Test driven development and continuous delivery;
• Kafka;
• Relational and NoSQL databases;
• Terraform, AWS, Docker, Jenkins;
• Git.

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