Software Engineer IV
RELX
London
6d ago

The Data Platform harvests data from Elsevier’s numerous data streams, identifying researchers and artifacts in disparate systems, and linking them together into coherent entities.

The consolidated data we produce enables our knowledge graph and recommendation systems to derive higher-level insights and deliver value to the research community.

We’re looking for an innovative, passionate developer to work as part of our platform tribe, helping to make our global research data sing.

You will develop applications leveraging our unique collection of scientific data, and work on products throughout Elsevier.

You will be :

  • Working with cutting-edge technologies such as Java and Clojure, streaming frameworks such as Kafka and Spark
  • Passionate about Agile, XP, and Test-Driven Development.
  • Designing, prototyping, and implementing robust big-data streaming applications using best-practice agile development processes
  • Building cloud infrastructure in AWS to host and monitor the applications, automating common tasks mercilessly.
  • Collaborating as part of a tight-knit, agile, quality-focused team to deliver tangible value to our customers.
  • Our requirements :

  • A passionate software engineer with commercial software engineering experience delivering server-side applications.
  • Excellent programming skills on the JVM, with experience of building microservices or distributed systems with either Java, Clojure, or Scala.
  • Hobby or commercial experience in Functional Programming.
  • An advocate of agile practices for rapid development of quality software, such as CI, TDD, and continuous deployment.
  • Experience with working on a mixed-discipline team, where Cloud Infrastructure specialists, QE, and Developers work side-by-side.
  • Comfortable learning new technologies, languages and tools on the job, to ensure that the product is not left behind in a rapidly evolving ecosystem.
  • A positive, collaborative mindset and a desire to deliver real business value to our customers.
  • Experience of or willingness to work as part of a collaborative DevOps enabled team.
  • About us :

    We are committed to building cohesive teams where communication, support and innovation thrive. Instead of taking a top-down approach to new ideas, all members of the team are empowered to contribute.

    Great ideas can come from anywhere.

    We’re a truly global company with direct colleagues in all regions of the world. We are expanding our capabilities and offer a stimulating environment, enabling bright, passionate people to do their best work.

    Elsevier is a global information analytics company that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity.

    Elsevier empowers professionals and institutions to realize the potential of information to improve academic, corporate, and clinical performance, expand human knowledge, and generate positive often groundbreaking outcomes in critical domains of human endeavor.

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