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Lead Software Developer - Lisbon - Payment and Rights
We’re looking for a Lead Software Developer who can help us build a top-quality workflow system for researchers, editors, reviewers and internal editorial teams for open-access content consumption.
SN Digital (SND) is a technology division of Springer Nature. We are responsible for maintaining and delivering millions of articles used by researchers, scientists and students around the globe.
There are about 230 of us in London, Berlin, Lisbon, Pune, New York, Madrid, Dordrecht, and Heidelberg. We work in collaborative, multi-disciplinary delivery teams, developing digital products and services that answer user problems and support business goals.
In 2020 we opened a new office in Lisbon, and we’re looking for people who want to become part of a global team aiming to put Springer Nature at the forefront of digital publishing.
The work is interesting and meaningful.
Our culture is collaborative and friendly.
We encourage and support growth, both personal and professional.
Having a good command of English is important; collaboration is important in our day to day work, so being able to communicate your ideas and understand others’ is key.
This is a terrific opportunity for friendly, inquisitive people who want to get involved in our work, who love to learn, who will embrace and develop our culture, and help make SND Lisbon a place where people and ideas can thrive.
inclusion is getting the mix to work better together. We want every member of our teams to contribute to our common goals while respecting each other's skills, knowledge and needs.
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About the Job
We are looking for a skilled and passionate Lead Software Developer to help us build the best products that enable the research community to advance the progress and understanding of science.
Our customer-centric approach is fundamental to the way we work.
Springer Nature has a portfolio of over 3,000 peer-reviewed journals and books across all areas of science. The Content Acquisition (CA) programme you’ll be joining is looking at the systems and processes across our imprints, and is working to create a world-class submissions experience for our global audience of academic researchers and editorial staff.
Most of our web applications are built in Kotlin using http4k. We also have some applications in NodeJS. Our applications are deployed as micro-services to Cloud Foundry using Concourse CI / CD.
Our overall architecture is well established, but the products you’ll be working on are still being planned and you can help influence their development.
We are currently hiring for our Payment and Rights team. This team will focus on providing seamless and clear processes for collecting the payment and content-rights for leading scientific publications.
This will help us to build a top-quality payment and content-rights workflow for science publishing as part of a move to open-access content consumption.
What you will be doing
Within 3 Months you will :
Our applications are deployed to CloudFoundry using Concourse CI / CD.
By 3-6 months you will :
By 6-12 months you will :
Day to day responsibilities
As part of an Agile product team, day-to-day you will :