Consulting/Principal Software Engineer (relx)

relx    Bengaluru    2024-07-11

Job posting number: #129632 (Ref:R80351)

Job Description

Consulting/Principal Software Engineer

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

Are you a highly visible champion with a ‘can do’ attitude and enthusiasm that inspires others?

About our team:

Elsevier is a global information analytics company that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. Our innovative technology platforms and smart content solutions operate at the cutting edge of big data, semantic web and cloud technology, enabling faster more effective critical decision-making daily across the globe.

About the Role:

As a Principal Software Engineer, you will partner and helps and input to management, develops and leads large multifunctional development activities, solves complex technical problems, writes complex code for computer systems, and serves as a senior source of expertise. The position may also provide sizing or budget recommendations to management.JOB IS FROM: italents.netVIEW


  • Like everyone else on our team, you are versatile with a broad perspective, eager to learn new things and use the best tools for the job. You’re not afraid to venture into uncharted territory and come away with mastery of it.

  • A positive, constructive approach with an emphasis on collaboration and flexibility.

  • Willingness to learn new things and come up with practical, simple solutions to technical issues.

  • Quality is important to you. You practice unit testing, integration testing, code reviews and constant communication to ensure the best outcome.

  • You care about performance, clean code, test driven development, pair programming, experimentation, continuous delivery and continuous improvement.

  • You are not afraid to challenge the status quo when necessary, and at the same time respect the opinions presented by your team.

  • You are committed to the bigger picture of large software ecosystems; you are constantly thinking about the future when building new applications and features.

  • A passion for software development.


  • 10+ years' experience of Software development process expert in applicable methodologies (e.g., Agile, Waterfall).

  • Expertise in data modelling, design and manipulation, optimization, best practices, tuning, and leading industry trend knowledge.

  • Deep hands-on expertise in core Java & advanced Java, Spring, Spring boot, Hibernate, Kafka, Micro services etc

  • Understanding and having experience developing REST API

  • Expertise in development of highly scalable and available systems.

  • Solid knowledge of architectural principles.

  • Hands on AWS experience (S3, SNS, SQS, Lambda, EMR)

  • Experience with databases like Oracle, Postgres and , NoSQL data stores like Casandra, Solr, Elastic search etc

  • Good understanding of Kafka

  • Experience with version control systems (ideally Git)

  • Experience with CI (ideally Jenkins)

  • Advanced problem-solving experience involving leading teams in identifying, researching, and coordinating the resources necessary to effectively troubleshoot/diagnose complex project issues

  • Advanced communication (verbal and written) skills. Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills applicable

  • Ability to partner and lead internal and external technology resources in solving complex business needs.

  • Troubleshoot/diagnose complex project issues; prior success extracting/translating findings into alternatives/solutions; and identifying risks/impacts and schedule adjustments to facilitate management decision-making.

  • Work closely with the team, explain the requirements and the design approach, integrating data from various resources, help to support them to resolve any technical challenges they face, writing complex queries.

  • Maintaining the existing systems and enhancing to meet the customer needs

  • Continuously look for performance tuning and optimization.

  • Working closely with Product Managers to create and verify new use cases

  • Collaborating with Data Scientist to prototype concepts relevant to Researchers.


Work in a way that works for you:

We promote a healthy work/life balance across the organization. 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 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 For you:

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

·         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

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:#129632 (Ref:R80351)
Application Deadline:2024-08-10
Employer Location:relx
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