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Software Engineer (0942)

Cambridge University Press & Assessment | Manila

Makati City, Metro Manila

Hiring until December 02

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Up to PHP 8,000

Job Description

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 passionate Software Engineer who will be part of our Technology Team in Manila. The Manila hub is located in Makati City, operating to support the university's global operations.

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.

What can we offer you?

The role is pivotal to the success of technology services for the organization. There are no limits to the opportunities afforded to work with new and exciting technologies and 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

What will you do in this role?

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.

You will often deal with the infrastructure design and programming, research, and development of our websites. 

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Planning, processing, and efficiently performing work, self-organising in an Agile way of working.
  • Maintains product quality in its integrated level of the development.
  • Work closely with ScrumMaster, Project Owners and Web Delivery Manager to ensure that tasks or projects are delivered on time, on budget, on standards, and met the requirements.
  • Keeps the quality of code by adhering to Coding Standards.

Qualifications

Educational Attainment

College Graduate

Min. Work Experience

2 years

Qualification Summary

What are the qualifications?

The ideal candidate should have solid software development experience with an aptitude for fast learning, and community building by participating in guilds and external software developer communities.

In addition, experience, knowledge or expertise in the following are an advantage:

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant IT/Software related degree.
  • 2-4 years' experience in a relevant set of Web development technologies such as PHP, CMS frameworks (e.g. Drupal, WordPress etc), CSS3 & HTML5, JavaScript and related frameworks (e.g. React, Vue.JS or AngularJS ), REST Web services
  • Ideally to have gained industry certification in one of the above areas.
  • Experience of data manipulation, tuning, and performance work across a range of industry databases including: Oracle or MySQL.
  • To be comfortable with using industry standard tools and practices in the Software Development world including SVN and Git source code control systems.
  • Experience of working within an Agile development process (Scrum or similar).
  • Good written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with colleagues in the Technology group as well as non-technical users.
  • Experience on Python or Java is desired.
  • Knowledge in search technology i.e. ElasticSearch, SOLRExperience on solution design & principles, analysis and documentation is desired.
  • Experience of Web infrastructure and related technology areas and modern day “DevOps” engineering practices, tools and processes (e.g. Continuous Integration or Delivery, DevOps on AWS) is desired.

Job Details

Employment Type

Full-Time

Position Level

Professional

Work Schedule

Flexible

Job Category

Computer & IT

Vacancy

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About Cambridge University Press & Assessment | Manila

We help millions of people worldwide to open opportunities and unlock their potential.   We are a world-leading academic publisher and assessment organisation, and a proud part of the University of Cambridge. We’re driven by a simple mission – to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence. And that’s why every year we give millions of people the support they need to unlock their potential.   From teachers and learners to researchers and academics, we help to build confidence...