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LEX00JP8 Requisition #
LexisNexis® is a leading global provider of legal research and content-enabled workflow solutions. LexisNexis consists of two distinct businesses: LexisNexis® Legal & Professional and LexisNexis® Risk Solutions. Both businesses are part of Reed Elsevier, a leading publisher and information provider that serves customers in more than 100 countries with more than 30,000 employees worldwide.

LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis® and Nexis® services.
We are looking for a Junior Software Engineer to join our LexisNexis Legal & Professional team and support a rapidly growing content systems portfolio in our Raleigh office.

The individual will be part of a team, automating functions to aid editorial in processing data, integrating laws into statutory code based on legislative impacts. The individual will have opportunities to drive several key functions, such as ensuring that all content is collected accurately and in a timely manner, will focus on realizing operational efficiencies, including working with other departments to develop process improvements.
Automating functions to aid editorial in processing content for delivery to lexis advance and various print products. Automation involves streamlining workflow processes, building regression test suites, using natural processing language and patterns / machine learning to markup content that provides linking capabilities, building tools that automate tasks as well troubleshooting and maintaining current systems and providing production support
Key Responsibilities
  • Write and review portions of detailed specifications for the development of system components of simple to moderate complexity.
  • 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.
  • Trouble shoot and resolve technical issues as necessary.
  • Keep abreast of new technology developments.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Non-Technical Skills:
  • Dedicated and self-motivated
  • Listens and follows directions accurately
  • Team player with strong communication and organizational skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving / troubleshooting skills
Technical Skills:
  • Experience with Unix and MS Windows
  • Intermediate understanding of SQL and relational databases
  • Experience with following programming languages –
    • Perl Scripting - Required
    • XPath – required
    • Regular Expressions
    • Object oriented technology – required
    • XHTML, XML, HTML – required
    • XSLT – would be a plus
    • SQL – required
    • JavaScript
    • JQuery
    • XQuery
    • Java – Required
    • Python – would be a plus
  • Machine Learning techniques / languages – would be a plus.
  • 1-2 years programming experience

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