Software Engineer, Back End
Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
Cambridge, ON, CA
3d ago

Software Engineer, Back End

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At NextGen, we’re building the future of information services : transforming our portfolio of B2B

publishing brands into a modern, global information business.

Our products serve professionals across the financial and professional services sector, covering

markets such as banking, legal, and insurance. We are a highly diversified business with services

that support clients’ market intelligence, business development, and workflow solutions, and over

70% of our revenue is recurring. Across NextGen, we have over 600 colleagues located in three

main hubs, and customers in over 150 countries.

Our business is transforming as we seek to retain the relevance our brands have within the

markets they serve, while also taking advantage of our scale to deliver better results for our

customers and shareholders. This means laser focus on responding to our client’s needs for

specialism, while also building common tools and functions that allow us to meet customers’

needs better.

We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial culture enabling creative, action-oriented, and

knowledgeable professionals to do their best work. We also believe in autonomy, accountability,

passion, and a sense of humour.

JOB PURPOSE

The Software Engineer, Back End is a full-time position in our Sofia, Bulgaria office. You will

be a member of our publishing platform team, currently modernizing and standardizing the

content management and paywall systems for 20 different B2B market intelligence brands as

part of our business transformation. You will be responsible for the development and

maintenance of our content and data management systems to support web and API clients. As a

passionate engineer, you will develop modern, scalable, and performant web services.

KEY OBJECTIVES

  • Develop and maintain publishing platform services, databases, and APIs.
  • Integrate with 3rd party services and other internal resources to extend platform

    functionality.

  • Partner with front end development and product stakeholders to build modern, scalable,
  • and performant services for web clients.

  • Incorporate secure development best practices in your day-to-day work
  • EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, & ATTRIBUTES

  • 3 years of professional web / micro services software development experience
  • Proven and demonstrable development experience with Java and related technologies;
  • Node.js experience is a plus

  • Hands-on experience with common open source search platforms such as Solr or
  • Elasticsearch; familiarity with NoSQL solutions such as Redis or MongoDB is a plus
  • Experience in developing and debugging web services / content providers, including use of
  • REST APIs; GraphQL experience is a plus

  • Experience developing with relational databases such as MySQL or PostgreSQL,
  • including implementation of data models using appropriate SQL constraints

  • Solid understanding of cloud computing architectures (AWS or Azure) covering
  • containerization, load balancing / scalability, and caching & CDNs

  • Experience participating in the full software development life cycle and Agile
  • methodologies

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience in Computer Sciences or a related
  • field required

  • Some international travel may be required in line with individual project requirements
  • Excellent communicator
  • Entrepreneurial spirit proactive and self-motivated; value common sense over process
  • Highly organized, able to work under pressure to deadlines and multi-task
  • Intellectually curious about financial and professional services and the markets we serv
  • BRAND & PRODUCT LIST

    NextGen’s brands serve professionals across two customer segments. Our larger brands include :

  • Financial Services : Euromoney (banking), Global Capital (capital markets), Insurance
  • Insider (insurance), The Deal (M&A, transactions), IJ Global and Air Finance Journal

    real asset financing)

  • Professional Services : IFLR and International Tax Review (legal)
  • We have a diversified range of products that meet three key customer needs :

  • Workflow Solutions : deal making events, learning
  • Market Intelligence : market news and data
  • Business Development : lead generation, sponsored events, thought leadership,

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