Software Engineer

  • John Wiley & Sons
  • Los Gatos, CA, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

Software Engineer

Los Gatos,CA

We are in one of the most dynamic periods in our history as technology, globalism and economic diversity create far-reaching changes in the world. As a learning business, Wiley makes meaningful contributions to research discovery and lifelong learning by helping organizations achieve their goals and people achieve success from education through their career. We may have been founded over two centuries ago, but our secret to success remains the same: change with the times and adapt to meet the ever-evolving needs of our customers. The company's headquarters are in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia, and Canada.

Job Summary

zyBooks is looking for a Software Engineer to join our development team. You will be a key player in developing architecture and applications that are robust and scalable to meet rapidly expanding numbers of students on our platform.

The ideal candidate will have professional experience working within a modern Javascript web framework like React, Vue, Angular, or EmberJS. Additionally, familiarity with API development, hosting, and backend solutions for SaaS products. Our stack is Ember + Flask orchestrated on Kubernetes; you don't need to be an expert on those - we'll help you get up to speed given the right background and fundamentals.

About the Role

  • Full stack development - from UI implementation to database schema architecture.
  • Work with a team of developers, product managers, developers, and QA to deliver high-quality solutions.
  • Work independently as necessary but able to solicit support when appropriate.
  • Translate higher level ideas and requirements into technical specifications and an implementation.
  • Write efficient, effective, scalable code.
  • Work with authors to develop new content tools.
  • Develop new tooling for authors to build their own content and facilitate release management.

About You

  • Be able to own a product from inception to delivery.
  • Familiarity with modern SaaS product architectures.
  • Knowledge of MySQL or similar relational databases. Ability to write efficient, optimized queries of intermediate complexity.
  • Experience with a modern JavaScript framework like React, Vue, Ember, or Angular.
  • Knowledge of JQuery / vanilla JS.
  • Strong programming skills - object oriented design, API design and implementation, etc.
  • Networking basics: TCP/IP, HTTP, etc.
  • Knowledge of common web services such as CDNs, cloud storage, load balancers, etc. (AWS, GCE, Azure, etc).
  • 2+ years of software engineering work experience
  • 2+ years of experience with the following languages: Javascript, Python, and MySQL
  • Strong sense of product and user experience.
  • Knowledge of web accessibility guidelines. Specifically WCAG 2.0 AA compliance.

AtWiley, we welcome youfor who you are, the background you bring, and embrace people who get excited about learning whether online or by book. Learningis for everyone, and so is our workplace.Bring your experiences, your perspectives, and your passion. It's in our differences that weempower the way the world learns.

Wiley is a diverse, globalorganizationand we areproud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Wiley is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We evaluate qualified applicants and treat all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws

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