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IT/Technical & Product Development
Reed Business Information
ACC000NM Requisition #


Software Engineer II
Evanston IL

Accuity is growing! Accuity is a market leading online brand and is growing in customer base and seeks a Software Developer II to join Evanston IL based Development Centre.  A leading brand within Reed Business Information (RBI) Accuity is one of the world’s top-100 ‘online superpowers’ and part of the FTSE100 Reed Elsevier media and publishing group. More details on Accuity and RBI listed below.


Selected individual will work in a cross-functional team, working alongside colleagues from a variety of technical and commercial functions.  Accuity is an agile-like company focusing on leveraging technology and business data. And, position will be based out of Government Services area of Accuity and selected individual work with products serving Social Security Administration and Medicaid programs, and as such, will work with Federal/State agencies on integrating financial institution information into program workflow.

Job Summary

Seeking Software Engineer II and selected individual will perform moderate research, design, and software development assignments within Payments Eligibility Compliance (PEC) product line.

Experience (US Only) and Education
  • 1+ years of Software Engineering experience
  • BS Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent experience required




  • Write and review portions of detailed specifications for the development of system components of moderate complexity.

  • Complete basic bug fixes.
  • Work closely with other development team members to understand product requirements and translate them into software designs.

  • Operate in various development environments (Agile, Waterfall, etc.) while collaborating with key stakeholders.

  • Resolve technical issues as necessary.
  • Keep abreast of new technology developments.

  • All other duties as assigned.
    Technical Skill
  • Ability to work with data models.
  • Proficiency in development languages including but not limited to: Java/J2EE, JavaScript, JSP, HTML, XML, SQL, UNIX.

  • Familiarity of industry best practices — code coverage.

  • Basic knowledge of software development methodologies (e.g., Agile, Waterfall).

  • Basic knowledge of data manipulation languages.

  • Knowledge of data storage subsystems.
  • Knowledge of test-driven development.
  • Ability and desire to learn new processes and technologies.


    Non-Technical Skills


  • Basic oral and written communications skills.
  • Ability to research and problem solve
  • Ability to work in a team              
Nice to Have
  • Secure coding practices
  • Web Application Programming (Spring MVC, JQuery)
  • Oracle/SQL Database
  • Spring/Hibernate
  • Agile (Scrum/Kanban)
  • Git/SVN
  • Maven   
About Accuity and RBI  

As one interviewee put it some years ago, RBI is “the biggest company you’ve never heard of”! To be more specific, RBI is a global online media and information business cited amongst world’s top-100 ‘online superpowers’. And, RBI has an international portfolio of market leading products spanning Western Europe, North America, China, Singapore, Australia, beyond. Additionally, RBI is a part of the FTSE100 Reed Elsevier Group, a global media and publishing group with a history spanning over 100 years and revenues in the region of $10bn. Accuity sits within the RBI portfolio and is currently our leading brand with c.600 staff and $140m revenue.  Accuity is a fast-growing, technology-lead, and highly innovative business with a passion for innovation and hiring the best talent available.

RBI 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 1.877.734.1938 or accommodations@relx.com.


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