Associate Software Engineer

Technology Chennai, India


Description

Associate Software Engineer, Data Platform

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.   

   

 

For more information about Anthology and our career opportunities, please visit www.anthology.com.  

 

 

We are building up a new group within Anthology focused on the data platform. This team’s mission is to bring data together from across Anthology’s extensive product lines into our cloud-based data lake. We are the analytics and data experts at Anthology. Our team enables other development teams to utilize the data lake strategically and effectively for a variety of Anthology products. We deliver products and services for analytics, data science, business intelligence, and reporting. 

 

 

The successful candidate will have an experience in software development, and strong problem-solving skills, analytical thinking skills, and strong written & verbal communication skills. 

 

 

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Learning quickly and developing creative solutions that encompass performance, reliability, maintainability, and security 
  • Applying hands-on implementation solutions using the AWS tool suite and other components to support Anthology products that utilize an expansive data lake  
  • Working with the development manager, product manager, and engineering team on projects related to system research, product design, product development, and defect resolution 
  • Being willing to respond to the unique challenges of delivering and maintaining cloud-based software. This includes minimizing downtime, troubleshooting live production environments, and responding to client-reported issues 
  • Working with other engineering personnel to ensure consistency among products 

 

 

The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Any relevant experience
  • Knowledge of the OOP
  • Experience with the AWS tool suite
  • Knowledge of professional engineering best practices for the full SDLC, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management

 

 

Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Up to 2 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with Python, Typescript/JavaScript
  • Experience with SQL using Snowflake, Oracle, MSSQL, PostgreSQL, or other RDBMS
  • Experience with a broader set of tools in the AWS tool suite (CDK, CloudFront, CloudWatch, CodeCommit, CodeBuild, CodePipeline, Lambda, API Gateway, SNS, SQS, S3, KMS, Batch, DynamoDB, DMS)

 

 

The Office:

We have an office in one of the biggest cultural, economic, and educational centers in South India: Chennai.

  • Located on OMR, the IT corridor of South Chennai
  • Easy access to Velachery, Thiruvanmiyur Railway station, and bus stop
  • Very close to Tidel Park, Ascendas, and SRP Tools – Holiday Inn
  • The office provides lunch and snacks on all working days
  • The office is situated behind Hotel Turyaa on the 5th floor of Rayala Techno Park
  • Fun Committee, Happy Fete Team, Food Committee, and Sports Committee ensure fun at work
  • ISR Team actively engages employees in contributing to various local charities
  • Option for remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic

 

 

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.