Senior Java Developer (Backend) - S3

Company : Elsevier
Job Description
About the job
Software Engineer

Do you enjoy being part of team that develops high-quality code?

Are you an experienced developer with a ‘can do’ attitude and enthusiasm that inspires others?

About our Team

Our Technology team uses cutting-edge technologies to build a platform that provides our customers with vital data, helping them to research the biggest problems facing the world today. We work almost exclusively in the cloud and use agile development approaches to build a culture that values excellent DevOps: speed, agility and high quality.

About the Role

The role performs complex research, design, and software development assignments within a software functional area.

It provides direct input to project plans, schedules, and methodology in the development of cross-functional software products. This position performs software design – typically across multiple systems; mentors more-junior members of the team; and talks to users/customers and translates their requests into solutions.


· Interfacing with other technical personnel or team members to finalize requirements

· Writing and review portions of detailed specifications for the development of complex system components

· Complete complex bug fixes

· Successfully implement development processes, coding best practices, and code reviews

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

· Mentoring less-senior software developers on development methodologies and optimization techniques


· Have expertise in development languages/frameworks in Java/J2EE, Spring / Spring Boot framework

· Have experience in AWS development and deployment including specific knowledge of Kubernetes

· Exposure to Kafka would be nice o have

· Have advanced knowledge of software development methodologies (e.g., Agile, Waterfall)

· Experience with engineering best practices such as TDD, Pair Programming, Continuous Integration, automated testing, and deployment

· Have good knowledge in industry best practices in development

Work in a way that works for you

We promote a healthy work/life balance across the organization. With an average length of service of 9 years, we are confident that we offer an appealing working prospect for our people. With numerous wellbeing initiatives, shared parental leave, study assistance and sabbaticals, we will help you meet your immediate responsibilities and your long-term goals.

· Working flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive

Working with us

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to help you succeed. Here, you will find an inclusive, agile, collaborative, innovative and fun environment, where everyone has a part to play. Regardless of the team you join, we promote a diverse environment with co-workers who are passionate about what they do, and how they do it.

Working for you

At Elsevier, we know that your wellbeing and happiness are key to a long and successful career. These are some of the benefits we are delighted to offer:

· Group Health Insurance Policy (covering self and family)

· Group Life insurance/accident policy

· Generous long-service awards

· New Baby gift

· Subsidised food provided (applies to India- Chennai)

· Casual Leave, Sick Leave, Privilege Leave, Compassionate Leave, Special Sick Leave, Gazetted Public Holiday and Maternity/Paternity Leave

· Free Transport provided to and from the office (applies to India-Chennai)

About Us

A global leader in information and analytics, we help researchers and healthcare professionals advance science and improve health outcomes for the benefit of society. Building on our publishing heritage, we combine quality information and vast data sets with analytics to support visionary science and research, health education and interactive learning, as well as exceptional healthcare and clinical practice. At Elsevier, your work contributes to the world’s grand challenges and a more sustainable future. We harness innovative technologies to support science and healthcare to partner for a better world.

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Purposeful Work

When you work with us, your work matters. You are part of an organization that nurtures your curiosity to stimulate innovation for the communities that we serve.

Growing Every Day

Like the communities we serve, you are on a constant path of discovery to shape your career and personal development.

Colleagues Who Care

You will be part of the Elsevier family. We will support your well-being and provide the flexibility you need to thrive at work and home.

Together, we create possibilities.

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