Associate Software Engineer I

Product Bogota, Colombia


Associate 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. Associate 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:

  • Implementing solutions for the areas of the application owned by the team
  • Testing your own code
  • Understanding/learning Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) practices
  • Learning/embracing infrastructure-as-code
  • Learning security best practices throughout the development lifecycle
  • Ensuring proper team and inter-team communication practices
  • Participating in solution design on the team  


The Candidate:

Required skills/qualifications:

  • 0-2 years of relevant experience
  • Computer Science/Engineering background or ability to demonstrate a strong technical background
  • Fluency in written and spoken English at CEF B2 level or above
  • Light experience developing single-page JavaScript or TypeScript applications and in frameworks such as React or Angular
  • Light experience with Java and common Java frameworks
  • Light experience creating unit and integration tests, and being an active participant in code reviews
  • Desire to work as a member of an inclusive, cross-functional team


Preferred skills/qualifications:

  • Experience with JavaScript; TypeScript preferred
  • Experience with relational and/or NoSQL databases
  • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services and serverless technologies
  • Experience with continuous delivery and infrastructure as code
  • Experience with event-driven microservice architecture                       


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.