Solutions Lead Engineer

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  • Salary:
    Competitive
  • Location:
    Manila
  • Country:
    Philippines
  • Division:
    Technology
  • Vacancy Type:
    Regular/Permanent
  • Closing Date:
    15 December 2021

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Arianne Santos

asantos@cambridge.org

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We are Cambridge University Press & Assessment, a world-leading academic publisher and assessment organisation, and a proud part of the University of Cambridge.

We are recruiting for a Solutions Lead Engineer who will be part of our Central Web Services team.  The role will take charge in designing best-in-class software applications from conception to completion.

 

Why should you join Cambridge?

Our mission is to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning, and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Which is why every year, we give vital support to millions of people in more than 170 countries around the world. From teachers and learners to researchers and academics, we help to build confidence, unlock potential, and enable success. We give people the opportunity to show what they've learnt, we spread knowledge, spark enquiry, and aid understanding.

We achieve this by embracing change, and continuously focusing on our customers' needs. And by collaborating, and carefully listening to our customers and to each other, we keep moving forward, keep innovating, and keep finding newer and better ways of doing things.

When you join Cambridge, you get the best possible combination of a supportive, caring environment, balanced with work that brings out the best in you. You will have access to learning and development opportunities, and business tools essential for your role so that you can perform at your peak.

What can we offer you?

The key to our work is our colleagues, whose shared commitment enables us to have an ever-greater impact. We are a united, vibrant, and respectful global community of people, and we ensure that every individual is recognised, listened to, and cared for. And because our impact is amplified when our people are empowered, we give everyone the opportunity to develop in their own way. Whether you want a career that's linear, or want to follow your own path, we'll support you, and help give you the resources and training you'll need to be bold and take ownership of what you do.

There are no limits to the opportunities afforded to learn best practices in this field, work with new and exciting technologies, and collaborate with highly talented people.

On top of these, working with Cambridge will also give you stability. We show our care for our people by allowing them to grow not just professionally but also personally. We promote work-life balance through flexible work schedules, hybrid work arrangements, and generous paid leaves. In addition, you will be entitled to our health care benefits with coverage for dependents, group life insurance, and robust wellbeing programs right on the first day of joining us.

What will you do in this role?

  • Collaborate with the Team Lead in the analysis and design of the overall software architecture.
  • Prepare and install solutions by detecting and designing system specifics, standards, and programming
  • Analyze and recommend ways or approaches to improve efficiency and stability of platforms.
  • Manage programming duties of the team. This includes managing and directing technical staff to complete the application correctly and assisting with problems or technical issues that may arise.
  • Create the technical documents including but not limited to Class Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams, tech stack, architecture document, and Database Design among others

 What makes you the ideal candidate for this position?

You will be ideal for this part if you have around 5 years of proven software development expertise within an area of web techs both Front End and Back End.  You will make a strong candidate if you have solid solution design and principles, analysis and documentation skills plus experience of Web infrastructure and related tech areas and modern day "DevOps" engineering practices, tools, and processes (e.g. Continuous Integration or Delivery, DevOps on AWS).

In addition, experience, knowledge or expertise in the following would give you an advantage:

  • Knowledge in RDBMS and NoSQL Technologies
  • Known tools including GIT, SVN
  • Strong background on object oriented development
  • Coaching and guiding junior or mid-level software engineers on day to day tasks, supporting their development and output
  • Experience working in a team - oriented, collaborative setting

 

What does our organisation stand for?

Cambridge University Press & Assessment is committed to being a place where anyone can enjoy a successful career, where it's safe to speak up, and where we learn continuously to improve together. We welcome applications from all candidates, regardless of demographic characteristics (age, disability, educational attainment, ethnicity, gender, marital status, neurodiversity, religion, sex, and sexual identity), cultural, or social class/background.

We believe that diversity of thought, background, and approach create better outcomes. More importantly, fostering an inclusive culture is the right thing to do, and it's part of how we achieve our purpose: to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. Ensuring that anyone, no matter who they are, feels they belong here is an essential part of who we are and the contribution we make to society, and to our planet.

To enable an environment which our people can thrive in, our customers benefit from, and where work complements life, we empower everyone to manage their time and capacity, and to prioritise their wellbeing. That's why from day one everyone at Cambridge University Press & Assessment can discuss flexible working options to find the best solution for them and their role.

 

Do you want to know us better?  Visit our social media profiles.

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Manila Facebook Page

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Location
Manila
16th Floor, Frabelle Corporate Plaza, 129 Tordesillas St., Legaspi Village Makati City, Philippines, 1229
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Pension

Contributory pension scheme

Flexible Working

Flexible working environment

Life Assurance

Group Life insurance coverage

Discounts

‘Press Extra’, offering discounts at high street retailers

Annual Leave

28 days holiday entitlement, increasing to 30 days after 10 years of service

Fitness

Free on-site Gym facilities,
cycle to work scheme

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