Senior Software Engineer I

Product Chennai, India


Senior Software Engineer

Chennai, India 


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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Anthology’s Student Development team focuses on using both industry standards and cutting-edge technologies to develop innovative solutions that are essential to our user’s success. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will play an integral role in the success of the Student Development team within Anthology. A successful candidate will be able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and implement software solutions.


Primary responsibilities will include: 

  • Developing and maintaining software on ASP.NET platform
  • Ensuring the software delivered matches business needs
  • Developing software in a group or independently
  • Directly communicating with all levels of technical and business resources
  • Participating in all phases of product development from concept through development, unit testing, testing and demonstration
  • Actively participating in SCRUM ceremonies, providing constructive suggestions and input that help refine acceptance criteria
  • Working with team members to ensure delivery of high-quality software
  • Coordinating and working with developers and business stakeholders to understand business requirements, design specifications and develop code


The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar technical discipline or equivalent demonstrable experience
  • 5-8 years of relevant experience in software development
  • Extensive hands-on experience with development in ASP.Net, T-SQL, and C#
  • Experience writing stored procedures, functions, triggers, and troubleshooting issues in SQL database
  • Software engineer experience with JavaScript, TypeScript, with one or more JavaScript frameworks (React, Angular, VueJS)
  • Excellent understanding of OOPS concepts and coding standards
  • Thorough experience in code reviews, debugging, and troubleshooting
  • Well versed with API creation, integration
  • Solid understanding of all phases of SDLC
  • Good analytical skills as well as a solid object-oriented programming, good knowledge of project life cycles and large project experience
  • Good understanding of CI/CD using cloud platforms such as Azure DevOps or similar
  • Well versed with Agile way of working and onsite-offshore coordination
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Results-oriented team player and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Takes accountability and self-motivated
  • Flexible and willing to accept change in priorities as necessary
  • Ability to function in a collaborative and dynamic development environment
  • Fluency in written and spoken English at CEF B2 level or above


Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Good understanding of NLog, Application Insights, Hangfire, Azure File Storage, Web Services via WCF, OData protocol
  • Experience or familiarity with security testing web applications
  • Development experience adhering WCAG
  • Agile and SCRUM experience
  • Experience troubleshooting and performance tuning SQL                        


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.