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Senior Software Engineer - Data Engineering

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Date: Feb 6, 2019

Location: Dublin, L, IE, D02 R590

Company: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Job Requisition ID: 14879

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Senior Software Engineer – Data Engineering

 

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 design, and build custom applications and services used by millions.  We are creating teams full of innovative, eager software professionals to build the products that will transform our industry. 

 

We are looking for people with a wide range of skills, who can contribute broadly bringing the right tool to the right job. We use a wide range of technologies, and are building up a next generation services platform that can make our learning tools and content available to all our products, and someday to the world. If you want to make a difference in the lives of students and teachers, and understand what it takes to deliver high quality software, we would love to talk to you about this opportunity.

 

The Opportunity

In a Senior Software Engineer – Data Engineering role we are looking for technical leaders who tackle hard problems and more importantly help the team and people around you on a large scale. You have the experience to guide implementations in the right direction.

 

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • As part of the Data Engineering team work closely with our key stakeholders, the data science team, learning science team and product teams to develop robust data pipelines and analytics capabilities, delivering value across the enterprise
  • Work independently and as part of a software development team taking responsibility for solving big challenges.
  • Advance our goals around quality and engineering discipline.
  • Looks ahead, finds and avoids pitfalls for the team.
  • Test, analyze data, and improve constantly.
  • Capable of moving from prototype to production, and taking responsibility for the full lifecycle of a component.
  • Design, develop, implement & maintain solutions that meet business requirements.

 

Knowledge & Experience

  • Experience with Apache Spark Structured APIs for streaming and ETL scenarios
  • Experience with producing and consuming large volumes of data
  • Experience with kafka
  • A strong understanding of Big Data architecture patterns
  • Experience with Java and spring boot
  • Experience with docker, containerisation and apache mesos a big plus
  • At least 10 years of experience and a bachelor's degree in computer science or related field is preferred
  • Understand the software development process and how their work contributes to the larger goals, know how to make that process better, one step at a time
  • Experience working with a team on a large project, know how to ship

 

ABOUT US

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. Follow HMH on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

 

Join us in transforming the educational experience!

 

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ABOUT US:
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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