Software Developer - Author Experience Team
We’re looking for a Software Developer who can help us build a top-quality workflow system for researchers, editors, reviewers and internal editorial teams for open-access content acquisition..
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 currently hiring for our team responsible for the Author experience. The team focuses on the Author experience from submission to acceptance, to provide a fast, simple and convenient submission experience for our researchers in all their author guises.
Working across the Springer Nature imprints, you will work closely with editorial and operational staff and the wider CA product, design and development team.
This role is on a small, autonomous team. So you can expect (and be expected) to impact what we do and how we work. We like to keep our processes light, and bureaucracy slim.
Most of our web applications are built in Kotlin using http4k. Our applications are deployed as 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.
You will be joining a cross functional delivery team with different nationalities, backgrounds and experience levels. All team members collaborate to deliver solutions that best satisfy the needs of our business and we are working to create a culture that encourages new ideas and innovation but within the boundaries of the technologies that best suit the vision that Springer Nature has defined.
What you will be doing
Within 3 Months you will :
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 :
To apply please upload a copy of your CV and cover letter, stating your salary expectations.
SPRINGER NATURE -
Springer Nature employs more than 10,000 people in over 50 markets, and is home to some of the best-known names in research, educational and professional publishing.
We value and celebrate the diversity of our people. We recognise the many benefits of a diverse workforce and 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.
Working at the heart of a changing industry, we are always looking for great people who care about delivering quality to our customers and the communities we work alongside.
In return, we provide opportunities to learn from some of the best in the business, with a culture that encourages curiosity and empowers people to find solutions and act on their instincts.
In addition, we offer :
After 1 year of service : 1 additional day 25 days After 2 years of service : 1 additional day 26 days After 3 years of service : 1 additional day 27 days Jubilee day off after 5 years of service
To protect our candidates’ and interviewers’ health and wellbeing, all interviews will be on the phone and / or via video conferencing applications.
If you are chosen to be interviewed, we’ll get in touch with the details.
If you are successful and are offered a position, we understand that you may wish to delay your start date; we are happy to be flexible and work with you on what suits you best.
For now, the option is available to work from home or from the office.
We have put in place a remote onboarding process to ensure new starters have all the equipment, knowledge and contacts they need to be able to start their new career.
You will have a dedicated contact during the recruitment process whom you can contact with any questions on this.