We’re looking for a Senior Software Engineer to help us push the boundaries of what education can offer through the power of technology.
Education is our passion, and our team members bring that to work each day as they aim to advance learning in every region of the world.
Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company, providing dynamic products and services to the global education community.
We’re focused on driving innovation in EdTech and working with our clients to create a smarter learning environment.
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This role focuses on Blackboard Ally, a revolutionary product that makes digital course content more accessible. As the accessibility of digital course content is becoming increasingly important world-wide, institutions must address long-standing and often overbearing challenges.
Blackboard’s Ally engineering team is responsible for developing industry-leading tools to improve accessibility through inclusivity, sustainability, and automation for all students.
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As Senior Software Engineer on our team, you will design, develop, and maintain features of the Ally product. You’ll also communicate and partner cross-functionally with teams in product and software development.
You’ll work on a distributed team, collaborating with colleagues around the globe.
The Candidate :
Required skills / qualifications :
Familiarity with the full-cycle development process
Experience developing, building, testing, deploying, and operating applications
Experience working with cloud technologies
Awareness of how distributed systems work
Familiarity with relational database design and querying concepts
Willingness to break things and make them work again
Good command of English
To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, Blackboard positions are currently remote (where possible).
This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required.
Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.
Blackboard is an equal employment opportunity / affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression , protected military / veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.