Descrição da Função :
We’re looking for a proactive software developer with several years of experience who can help us build and extend our platform for journal articles, books, journalism and multimedia published by Springer Nature imprints.
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We are looking for skilled and passionate software developers to help us build the best products that enable the research community to advance the progress and understanding of science.
We need a software developer to work on the team responsible for building the infrastructure, including APIs, which supports our platforms that publishes research content to the academic community and the general public.
The platform, used by our publishing imprints Nature, Springer Link and BMC, reaches over twenty million users a month.
We strive to continually improve user journeys; allowing customers to discover, access, and consume content in a way that suits them.
Our customer-centric approach is fundamental to the way we work. We also work closely with partners across the organisation to evolve our content and business models;
keeping us competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape.
You will be joining a cross functional team with different nationalities, backgrounds and experience levels. All team members collaborate to deliver solutions that best satisfy the needs of researchers and other readers.
You have experience developing software in Java, Kotlin, or Scala.
You like working in a collaborative team, where there is collective ownership of the product.
You like getting involved with every stage of the software development lifecycle.
You would enjoy working in a Test Driven environment and understand the benefits.
You would enjoy pair programming and working in a trunk-based development environment; practicing Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery.
You see the value in developers owning production software and view failure as a chance to learn.
What you will be doing
Within 3 Months you will :
Get familiar with our technology stack. All our new applications are built in Scala using Http4s and Cats. Our applications are deployed to CloudFoundry using Concourse.
We also have some older code written in Java and Scala.
Take part in developing new features as a member of the tech team.
Get familiar with, and take part in, the team’s agile processes and ceremonies.
By 3-6 months you will :
Be a supportive member of the tech team, developing the platform by using the appropriate technology solutions to solve the problem at hand.
Have an understanding of the team’s context within the publishing business they are working in.
Triage support queries and diagnose issues in the live applications.
Take part in the recruiting process, helping to assess applicants.
Hold technical discussions with the team in order to improve the product architecture and code quality.
By 6-12 months you will :
Onboard new members to the team or help other teams on the onboarding process.
Define and implement non-functional requirements.
Contribute to the design of the system architecture.
Contribute to blameless post-mortems.
Understand our customers’ needs, both internal and external, and how your work affects their experience.
Give and receive constructive feedback within your team.
Day to day responsibilities
As part of an Agile product team, day-to-day you will :
Take part in our daily stand-ups.
Contribute to ceremonies like planning, story writing, collaborative design and retrospectives.
Develop new features and improve code quality by pair programming with other team members, as well as working independently.
Take part in support and monitoring of our websites.
Food allowance, € 7,63 EUR per working day via meal card
10% time, or hack day’
Access to LinkedIn Learning via our internal learning and development platform
Free access to all SN Publications
Private health insurance for you and your partner and children if applicable Medis TOP + serious illnesses
Personal accidents insurance for you
Possibility of 4 days per week working from home
Travel costs for commute card up to max. € 40 per month
At Springer Nature we value the diversity of our teams. We recognize the many benefits of a diverse workforce with equitable opportunities for everyone.
We strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive. Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles.