Software Engineer III (relx)

relx    Oxford    2024-07-11

Job posting number: #129630 (Ref:R80551)

Job Description

Software Engineer III

Would you like to help create products to support the sharing of scientific knowledge?

Do you enjoy collaborating to solve complex technical problems?

About our Team

Our dynamic Agile Team delivers the technology for the Elsevier Open Access programme which facilitates the publication of the latest scientific research to our trusted Open Access journals, making this research available to for the scientific community around the world to access free of charge.

About the Role

You will build capabilities to support scientific researchers through the process of publishing to our Open Access scientific journals.


  • Designing, developing and deploying applications in a cloud-hosted distributed system to build our next-generation product.
  • Collaborating with business stakeholders to identify requirements and gather feedback in a fast-moving environment.
  • Providing input into architectural decisions to ensure stability and performance.
  • Partnering with cross-functional Agile and DevOps implementation teams to break-down, evolve and migrate legacy services.
  • Resolving technical issues as necessary.
  • Following development best practices.


  • Experience in Java, JavaScript, SQL and HTML
  • Experience with Spring or Spring Boot and a JavaScript framework
  • Experience with java build tools, Git and continuous integration
  • Experience with a modern IDE and proficiency in using refactoring tools
  • Experience of test-driven development and mocking libraries

Work in a way that works for you

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We promote a healthy work/life balance across the organisation. We offer an appealing working prospect for our people. With numerous wellbeing initiatives, shared parental leave, study assistance and sabbaticals, we will help you meet your immediate responsibilities and your long-term goals.

  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive

Working for you

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:

  • Generous holiday allowance with the option to buy additional days
  • Health screening, eye care vouchers and private medical benefits
  • Wellbeing programs
  • Life assurance
  • Access to a competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Save As You Earn share option scheme
  • Travel Season ticket loan
  • Electric Vehicle Scheme
  • Optional Dental Insurance
  • Maternity, paternity and shared parental leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to emergency care for both the elderly and children
  • RECARES days, giving you time to support the charities and causes that matter to you
  • Access to employee resource groups with dedicated time to volunteer
  • Access to extensive learning and development resources
  • Access to employee discounts scheme via Perks at Work

About the Business

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:#129630 (Ref:R80551)
Application Deadline:2024-08-10
Employer Location:relx
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