Senior Software Engineer I

Product Bogota, Colombia


Senior Software Engineer

Bogota, Colombia 




The Opportunity:

Anthology offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries. Our mission is to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.


We believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices but who we are as a company.


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This role focuses on the Training and Development Manager, a product that enables institutions to manage course catalogs, course registration and learner dashboards to enable a high-quality experience for students. We’re looking for software engineers to join our team that empowers schools and students to have a more engaged and fulfilling experience within higher education institutions. You will be working with a cross-functional team that participates in the full lifecycle of product development from discovery to development to deployment. We thrive in curiosity and in experimenting with new techniques and are looking for someone who is motivated by delivering value.


At Anthology, software engineers will learn to apply their software development expertise as members of a cross-functional team. Our teams usually consist of Product Managers, UX Designers, and Developers of varying interests to create a Full Stack team. Senior Software Engineers learn and practice all aspects of software development including (but not limited to) understanding user feedback, developing the software, testing, CI/CD practices, DevOps, and ongoing maintenance. In this role, learning is primary focused around depth of technical understanding and team practices. 


Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Being a full stack developer working in an agile environment; participating in agile planning and execution
  • Participating in hands-on technical design, coding, and implementation of product features and improvements
  • Enhancing and supporting existing cloud-based products; designing and implementing new features
  • Responding to the unique challenges of delivering and maintaining cloud-based software including troubleshooting live production environments, minimizing downtime, and responding to client-reported issues
  • Communicating progress and escalating issues to management in a timely manner
  • Developing broad and deep knowledge on existing software architecture
  • Assisting with mentoring junior team members
  • Collaborating in a cross-functional agile team to solve challenging technical problems with innovative solutions
  • Following best practices and methodologies including coding and testing to produce scalable software on time with high quality
  • Understanding and demonstrating Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) practices
  • Implementing security best practices throughout the development and deployment lifecycle


The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • 5-8 years of experience designing, writing, and deploying scalable software using infrastructure as a code
  • Excellent Object-Oriented design and coding skills
  • Strong experience with server-side technologies such as JavaScript and front-end libraries and frameworks such as React
  • Strong experience with relational and/or NoSQL databases
  • Deep understanding of data structures, algorithm analysis, and design skills
  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate beneficial software design patterns and identify performance anti-patterns
  • Experience with cloud-based hosting solutions (AWS) and developing APIs
  • Knowledge of event-driven microservices architecture
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to use both to communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Fluency in written and spoken English at CEF B2 level or above
  • Quick learner with strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Fluency creating unit tests, integration tests and being an active participant in code reviews
  • Ability to work with a team of engineers on cross-functional agile projects


Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Experience with continuous delivery and infrastructure as code
  • Experience scaling applications to meet growing business needs                     


This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.   


Anthology is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.