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Associate Software Engineer

Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: Dublin, D, IE, D02 R590

Company: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Job Requisition ID: 17241

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Associate Software Engineer (UI)


HMH @ Trinity Central, Pearse St., Dublin 2


Our offices are next to the side entrance to Pearse Station.  We’re close to all major transport links, coffee shops/restaurants/gyms, Trinity College and minutes from the Docklands, Stephen’s Green and the city centre.



Software Engineering at HMH


Software Engineering at HMH is focused on building fantastic software to meet the challenges facing teachers and learners, enabling and supporting a wide range of next generation learning experiences.  We are creating teams full of innovative, eager software professionals to build the products that will transform our industry.



Our frontend and UI teams develop using the latest web technologies and you’ll be involved, with your team’s support, in UI feature development from conception through to production.  We do all this in an agile fashion.



We are passionate about helping you discover your potential and exploring opportunities for your growth and development.  If you want to make a lasting difference in the lives of millions of students and teachers and you understand what it takes to deliver high quality software, we would love to talk to you.




Technology Stack

You'll work with modern Web technologies such as ECMAScript6, ReactJS, Node/NPM, Jenkins, GIT.



Purpose of the Role

For you this will be a hands-on coding role working as part of a cross-functional team alongside other Developers, Designers and Quality Engineers, within an agile development environment.  We’re working on the development of our next generation learning platform and solutions utilising the latest web technologies.


You will possess strong coding capabilities, are a natural problem solver, focussed on quality, with the ability to communicate enthusiastically, clearly and concisely to other Engineers as well as with other HMH functional teams.




  • You will work collaboratively within a cross-functional, agile development team
  • You will contribute to the collective ownership & delivery of UI design, development and maintenance
  • You will have a proven understanding of project tracking and agile development methodologies



  • Working knowledge of modern JavaScript language features, frameworks and libraries
  • Professional experience delivering great User Experiences
  • Working knowledge of Agile teams and methodologies


Required Education

  • Degree in Computer Science or relevant discipline OR equivalent work experience




Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) is a global learning company dedicated to changing people’s lives by fostering passionate, curious learners. As a leading provider of pre-K–12 education content, services, and cutting-edge technology solutions across a variety of media, HMH enables learning in a changing landscape. HMH is uniquely positioned to create engaging and effective educational content and experiences from early childhood to beyond the classroom.  HMH serves more than 50 million students in over 150 countries worldwide, while its award-winning children's books, novels, non-fiction, and reference titles are enjoyed by readers throughout the world.

For more information, visit http://careers.hmhco.com  

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is committed to a comprehensive policy of Equal Opportunities and we aim to create a workplace which provides for equal opportunities for all employees and potential employees.

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