Blackboard looking for Associate Software Engineer
Experience Needed: 0-2 Years
We’re looking for an Associate Software Engineer - SDK, 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. Through our Mobile Apps & Backend Applications solutions, we are aiming to build a better education experience for everyone by extending institutional resources to meet the growing needs of learners. This role will have primary accountability for design, development, and support of Mobile applications.
As an Associate Software Engineer – SDK, you will be responsible for the design and building of a C++ application that will serve as bridge between Android/iOS and the backend system. Your primary responsibility will be to design, develop, and write a C++ code that will be used by Android/iOS as a wrapper method based on their need and coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure and deliver a quality deliverable. A commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design and product quality is essential.
Specific responsibilities will include:
Developing and maintaining effective relationships with other team members to understand requirement and functionality of the system
Collaborating closely with the Product Owner, QA team, Frontend and Backend team to govern intake and scheduling of projects and delivery of solutions
Contributing to all phases of the Mobile App development lifecycle
Ensuring the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications
Identifying bottlenecks and bugs, and devising solutions to these problems
Helping maintain code quality, organization, and automatization
0 to 2 years of experience
Bachelor’s/master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Light experience in C++ application development
Light experience in Python development
Knowledge of RESTful web services; should have knowledge on REST and JSON
Good knowledge in Data Structures and Algorithms
Light understanding of Database concepts and queries
Exposure to Agile project experience along with working on Agile tools like JIRA/Confluence
Code versioning tools (Git/Stash) and Continuous integration using Jenkins
Knowledge on curl libraries
Good team player with great communication skills.
Good interpersonal skills and time management skills
Req ID: 366