Technical Specialist

a year ago
1 Applied
Expired on: Mar 12 2023

Ref.No 00000806


Our mission is to unlock human potential. We welcome you for who you are, the background you bring, and we embrace individuals who get excited about learning. Bring your experiences, your perspectives, and your passion; it’s in our differences that we empower the way the world learns.

About the Role:

We are looking for Technical Specialist to join our exciting and rapidly expanding team in Sri Lanka. This position is a hands-on development position where you will be responsible for the development of Wiley’s education and publishing integration platforms teams. You will leverage your in-depth knowledge of Java and React JS to work closely with architects, engineers, and product owners to create complex applications and integrations. You will also ensure your commitment to the highest quality standards both in functional and non-functional areas.

What we look for:

  • BSc in computer science or related field.
  • Minimum of 6 years' experience in software development.
  • Solid experience in developing applications using Java, Spring Boot, and SQL/NoSQL databases such as MySQL and Mongo DB.
  • Proven history with software and system architecture, microservices architecture and AWS cloud technologies.
  • Familiarity with CI/CD build/deploy pipelines, and modern DevOps practices.
  • Ability to guide/mentor junior developers while working with leads and architects on designing applications.
  • Good understanding of Quality Engineering principles and practices will be an added advantage.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including making presentations to varied teams and stakeholders.
  • Understanding of technology methodologies including Agile (SCRUM), continuous integration/ continuous development and automation.
  • Familiarity with JIRA and writing user stories.

About Wiley:

Enabling Discovery, Powering Education, Shaping Workforces.

We clear the way for seekers of knowledge: illuminating the path forward for research and education, tearing down barriers to society’s advancement, and giving seekers the help they need to turn their steps into strides.

Wiley may have been founded over two centuries ago, but our secret to success remains the same: our people. We are willing to challenge the status quo, move the needle, and be innovative. Wiley’s headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations across the globe in more than 40 countries.

How you will make an impact:

  • Be responsible for the logical and physical development of applications based on agreed user requirements and architecture.
  • Work closely with architects and BAs (Business Analysts) to design and architect application/platform.
  • Work with non-technical business colleagues to understand the functionality, composition, and user requirements. Work on UI/UX aspects of the application.
  • Be responsible for maintaining the quality of the code and following engineering best practices.
  • Drive/participate in PI planning and be an Agile advocate.
  • Be responsible for maintaining the health of the production system and attend any production incidents providing quick fixes/work arounds.
  • Identify system vulnerabilities/tech debts and assist prioritize them for the team.
  • Provide guidance and mentoring the team members.
  • Helping with interviews and hiring process of new team members.

Spring Boot
SQL/NoSQL Databases
CI/CD pipelines
DevOps practices
Quality Engineering principles
Industry Sector