Senior Software Engineer

Ann Arbor
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Created: July 22, 2014


  We're looking for a Sr. Java Developer.

In our vision of this role, the Senior Software Developer draws on deep knowledge of software engineering practices and experience to enhance and further develop existing SaaS web applications in the Serials Solutions suite of Discovery solutions.  As our Sr. Developer, you will develop, test, analyze, and maintain software applications in support of the achievement of business requirements.  This includes writing, coding, testing, and analyzing software programs and applications in an agile (SCRUM) environment.  The Senior Software Developer will also research, design, and document software solutions throughout the production life cycle.

Still interested?  Read on...

Some of what you'll be doing:

    Work with Agile/Scrum team, including Database Engineer, Program Manager, QA, Business Owners, IT/Operation and Management, to assess options and provide solutions in support of products and systems
    Design, implement and maintain software solutions that enhance and correct existing applications
    Provide task lists and estimates of project work based on documents/stories/requirements
    Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks to meet project deadlines
    Provide high level project estimates and development approach

What you'll have experience doing:

    6+ years of software development experience; at least 4 years developing multi-tiered web applications using core Java technologies and concepts
    Solid background working with SQL and relational database concepts
    Extensive knowledge of current Internet technologies, such as: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX or jQuery
    Flexible and adaptable in regards to learning and understanding new technologies

Bonus points!

    Library Industry experience a strong factor
    SaaS application development experience
    MySQL experience
    XSLT programming proficiency

Here’s what you want to know about the Seattle office
Fantastic people:  Where smart is the norm and unique is welcome
Fun location:  Coffee houses, restaurants and right across the street from Fremont’s best pub
Great benefits:  Plus some unique stuff like monthly transportation subsidy, on-site events, flexible scheduling and wellness programs
Awesome office environment:  Nice office, jeans are the norm and (well behaved) Fido is welcome
Amazing company:  Annual compensation reviews, generous bonuses, and active “Green Team” and good morale

About ProQuest

ProQuest connects people with vetted, reliable information. We provide seamless access to and navigation of more than 125 billion digital pages of the world's scholarship, delivering it to the desktop and into the workflow of serious researchers in multiple fields, from arts, literature, and social science to general reference, business, science, technology, and medicine. The company is currently rolling out the all-new ProQuest® platform, which moves beyond navigation to empower researchers to use, create, and share content—accelerating research productivity.

If this position isn’t quite your fit, check out our other positions posted on our “Career” page under About Us.  ProQuest’s corporate office is located in Ann Arbor, MI.


Published: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 22:59 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:43 UTC