|Job Ref:||204786064||Employer:||cv-library.co.uk||Job Type:||Permanent||Country:||United Kingdom||County/State:||London||City:||London||Address:||Post Code:||WC1A||Post Date:||14/10/2016 03:57|
Our website will tell you that we are a world-leading provider of information solutions, enabling researches in the medical, scientific and academia space. However over the last few years we have been behaving very much like a data-driven tech company. Animating our data, making it interactive for our target audience on various platforms.
Elsevier is in the midst of a transformation that is being driven by digital technology. Our innovative technology platforms and smart content solutions operate at the cutting edge of big data, semantic web and cloud technology, enabling faster more effective critical decision-making daily across the globe.
Revolutionizing how research is done. We have won awards such as "Best Social Innovation Which Benefits Society". We have world-class technology and a product that our customers love. With over 3 million users and a crowd-sourced library of over 600 million user documents we handle a large volume of data. Having been acquired we're now backed by a resourceful company that fully supports our vision, gives us the opportunity to drive change and have impact on a much larger scale.
The world's leading collection of science information on the web and Elsevier's flagship product. A new project is underway to replace the product from the ground up with a brand new, cutting edge technology platform that is fast and reliable and enables continuous delivery so the product team can test new ideas, be more innovative and respond more quickly to rapidly changing customer needs. This exciting new project is being delivered by newly formed agile teams in London, so this is an opportunity to be part of a new and fast-growing cross-functional development group from the early stages and a chance to help shape the culture and the way the teams work.
You going to need passion and lots of it! Really care about the quality of the software you build and ready to join fast moving agile teams.
In addition you will;
Want to continuing working in an Agile environment and use techniques such as; TDD, BDD, Pair programming, Continuous Integration, Automated testing and deployment,
Multi-tier architectures for web applications and services (mirco-services) & RESTFul APIs
Have previous experience in Server-Side development; ideally NA / NA but experience with Java, C# or PHP would also be valuable (So basically FullStack!)
Have had previous experience with web based technologies like; AJAX, XML, XSLT
Any experience with the following tech would be a big bonus; Version control, Jenkins, Linux, MVC framework experience, e.g. Spring, Play!, Dropwizard or similar, MySQL, Elasticsearch, AWS, HBase