Blackboard looking for Software Engineer Freshers in Chennai
Location: Chennai, India
Experience Needed: Freshers
We’re looking for a 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.
This role focuses on our Mobile application, which allows students to access the power of Blackboard’s solutions anytime, anywhere. You’ll help with building this student-specific mobile app that gives learners the information they want, the connections they crave, and the personalization they demand, on the go.
Blackboard’s Mobile Development team is revolutionizing the role of mobile technology in education. This team has made a tradition of producing multiple pioneering applications that change the way students and teachers approach education. A shared love of using and making great apps brings together this group of motivated, talented people.
As Software Engineer, you will be responsible for delivering and maintaining cloud-based software including troubleshooting live production environments, minimizing downtime, and responding to client-reported issues. Innovating solutions from concept to code, you will embrace test development as an integral part of what you deliver as a software engineer. You will also be an active member of an agile team of developers, participating in daily stand-ups, design sessions, code reviews, and sprint demos.
Light experience with design and development of web-based applications
Familiarity using Service Oriented Architecture, web services, and SaaS architectures
Light experience with both SQL and non-SQL databases
Light experience writing unit and integration tests
Experience with MongoDB, Redis, and/or Elasticsearch
Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills