Software Engineer II
City of London, London, England
4d ago

Software Engineer

Recommenders is Elsevier's suite of recommendation systems, which uses Data Science and machine learning techniques to keep researchers appraised of developments in their field, new funding opportunities, finding peer reviewers and papers related to their work.

Our systems analyze Elsevier's unparalleled collection of research data, delivering insights which enable the scientific community to collaborate more effectively, to work smarter, and to deliver quality research more quickly.

We're looking for an innovative, passionate junior engineer to work as part of the small team helping to make our data sing.

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

You will be :

  • Designing, prototyping, and implementing robust recommendation applications using best-practice agile development processes
  • Working with technologies including Scala, Spark, and Kubernetes
  • Building cloud infrastructure in AWS to host and monitor the applications, automating common tasks mercilessly
  • Collaborating as part of a tight-knit, agile, quality-focusedteam to deliver tangible value to our customers
  • Our requirements :

  • A passionate engineer with a minimum of one year's commercial software engineering experience delivering server-side applications
  • Experience of programming on the JVM with either Java 8+ or Scala
  • Comfortable with agile practices for rapid development of quality software, such as CI, TDD, and continuous deployment
  • Comfortable learning new technologies, languages, and tools on the job, to ensure that the product is not left behind in a rapidly evolving ecosystem
  • An inclusive, positive, collaborative mindset and a desire to deliver real business value to our customers
  • Nice to have or things you will learn.

  • Interest in or experience of AWS
  • Interest in or experience of DevOps
  • Interest in or experience of Data Science
  • 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.

    Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer : qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact accommodations relx.

    com or if you are based in the US you may also contact us on 1.855.833.5120.

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