Senior Software Engineer II (relx)

relx    Bengaluru    2024-07-11

Job posting number: #129628 (Ref:R78008)

Job Description

Would you like to be part of a team that delivers high-quality software to our customers?

Are you a problem solver who enjoys working collaboratively to achieve business goals? 

About our Team 

We are a software engineering team within the Academic and Government division, which helps research institutions track and analyze their research data records.

About the Role

As a Senior Software Engineer II, you will be working on the design, development and quality testing of the software development assignments for the Data Monitor web application. You will partner with cross-functional technical teams to deliver successful projects in an Agile environment. Your responsibilities will encompass end-to-end ownership, ensuring the implementation of customer-centric software solutions while maintaining strict adherence to security, vulnerability, GDPR compliance, and other relevant standards.


  • Interface with other technical personnel or team members to finalize requirements. Write and review portions of detailed specifications for the development of complex system components.
  • Work closely with other development team members to understand complex product requirements and translate them into software designs. 
  • Successfully implement development processes, coding best practices, and code reviews. 
  • Operate in various development environments (Agile, Waterfall, etc.) while collaborating with key stakeholders. 
  • Resolve complex technical issues as necessary. 
  • Train and mentor junior software engineers as directed by department management, ensuring they are knowledgeable in critical aspects of their roles.
  • Mentor less senior software developers on development methodologies and optimization techniques. 
  • All other duties as assigned.


Overall Work Experience: 5+ Years

  • 5-7 years of hands-on software engineering experience.
  • Profound knowledge of software development methodologies, such as Agile and Waterfall.
  • Deep hands-on expertise with Java, Spring, Spring boot, Microservices, Distributed applications, Databases (PostgreSQL/MySQL) and Search indexes (Solr/Elastic)
  • Solid knowledge and experience in AWS/GCP, Kubernetes, Docker, Terraform, GitHub/GitLab, and CI/CD pipelines utilizing tools like Jenkins and GitHub Actions
  • Proven experience and a good understanding of software engineering design principles and architecture (i.e. microservices, API-first, event-driven architectures, design patterns).
  • Ability to write and review portions of detailed specifications for the development of complex system components. 
  • A willingness to engage and communicate effectively with colleagues across various teams.

Work in a way that works for you

We promote a healthy work/life balance across the organisation. With an average length of service of 9 years, we are confident that we offer an appealing working prospect for our people. With numerous wellbeing initiatives, family leave 

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and tuition reimbursement, we will help you meet your immediate responsibilities and long-term goals.

  • Working remotely from home or in our office in a flexible hybrid pattern
  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times you work in the day

Working with us

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to help you succeed. Here, you will find an inclusive, agile, collaborative, innovative and fun environment, where everyone has a part to play. Regardless of the team you join, we promote a diverse environment with co-workers who are passionate about what they do, and how they do it.

At Elsevier, we know that your wellbeing and happiness are key to a long and successful career. These are some of the benefits we are delighted to offer:

  • Group Health Insurance Policy (covering self and family)
  • Group Life insurance/accident policy
  • Generous long-service awards
  • New Baby gift
  • Subsidized food provided (applies to India- Chennai)
  • Casual Leave, Sick Leave, Privilege Leave, Compassionate Leave, Special Sick Leave, Gazetted Public Holiday and Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Free Transport provided to and from the office (applies to India-Chennai)

About Us

A global leader in information and analytics, we help researchers and healthcare professionals’ advance science and improve health outcomes for the benefit of society. Building on our publishing heritage, we combine quality information and vast data sets with analytics to support visionary science and research, health education and interactive learning, as well as exceptional healthcare and clinical practice. At Elsevier, your work contributes to the world’s grand challenges and a more sustainable future. We harness innovative technologies to support science and healthcare to partner for a better world.


Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to providing a fair and accessible hiring process. If you have a disability or other need that requires accommodation or adjustment, please let us know by completing our Applicant Request Support Form: , or please contact 1-855-833-5120.

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Employer Info

Job posting number:#129628 (Ref:R78008)
Application Deadline:2024-08-10
Employer Location:relx
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