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Software Engineer*

Company: Research Square, LLC
Location: Durham
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Description:About Research SquareResearch Square Company, a five-time INC 5000 award winner, exists to make research communication faster, fairer, and more useful. Through our industry-leading preprint platform, Research Square, research promotion tools, and AJE's comprehensive suite of manuscript preparation services, we are proud to have supported over 2.5 million authors in 192 countries since our founding in 2004. Across all sides of our business, our team of former researchers and publishing industry professionals truly understand the importance of sharing research results with the world. By helping researchers communicate their work more effectively, we accelerate the pace of global discovery and advancement.Job Summary As a Software Engineer at Research Square, you will work in a team environment to design, develop, test, and implement software applications, APIs, and third-party integrations. You will work closely with key stakeholders from across the company to identify areas of improvement, scope project work, and work with your peers to complete projects. A Software Engineer often works with peers and senior members of the team in a collaborative development environment.Research Square engineers and researchers have the freedom to innovate and uncover breakthroughs and, in turn, influence our product roadmap. We rely on individual contributors to drive the technical roadmap around things like performance, security, and the design of new systems.To encourage and foster innovation, engineers receive 12 days per quarter to explore innovative ideas and address technical debt.Essential Functions Participate in the design, build, deployment, and maintenance of highly resilient and scalable systems that are critical to the success of our clients and customersContribute both front-end and back-end code for various applications, including new development and refactoringCollaborate with our team of engineers, product owners, and specialists in an autonomous and supportive environmentDiagnose performance bottlenecks and implement optimizationsWrite quality code that is reliable and maintainable using industry best practicesCollaborate with team to plan and estimate workDemonstrate strong knowledge of secure coding practices and secure system fundamentalsSolve a variety of problems, applying pragmatism and solid design to your solutionsStay abreast of industry standards and emerging technologies and promote their use within our team when appropriateContribute to a successful team dynamic through pairing, design discussions, and the code review processCreate solutions that support researchers around the world. Requirements:Education B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineer, or a technology-related field or equivalent experienceMinimum Qualifications3+ years developing software in an industry-standard language (e.g. PHP, Python, Java, C#)Experience working with modern web frameworksExperience using a SQL database: MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.Experience working on a team in a professional settingExperience developing, debugging, and shipping softwareDesired SkillExperience with any of the following: Symfony, Laminas, .NET, Next.js, React, MySQLExperience building RESTful APIs and documentationOur Current Toolbox: React, Next.js, Node, PHP, Docker, MySQL, Git, AWSWork Environment Relocation is not required as this position can be remote-based.This role can be based anywhere in the US.Working at Research Square CompanyOur team embraces and fuels change, fights for simplicity invest in customers' success, and applies a data-driven approach to continuously improve and magnify our impact. We have developed tools and services that have been adopted by major international publishers to improve the publishing experience for their authors.We are a high-growth, family-friendly, and mission-driven company that regularly wins awards for our workplace culture, the pace of growth, and innovations. Our organization is casual and flexible while also being stimulating and dynamic. We have a results-focused work environment.Workplace RecognitionSloan Award for Workplace Flexibility (2011, 2012)When Work Works Award (2014, 2016, 2017)NC Parenting Magazine's Family Friendly 50 (2013, 2014)Triangle Business Journal's Best Places to Work (2017, 2019, 2020)NCBC Breastfeeding-Friendly Employer Award (2017)Family Forward NC Featured Business (2019)Research Square Company's policy is to provide equal employment opportunity in all its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, military status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for US-based positions with Research Square must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.Research Square supports individuals with disabilities and provides reasonable accommodations to job applicants. If you need assistance completing our online job application, email Recruitment@. General inquiries, such as those regarding the status of a job application, will not receive a reply.Our DEI JourneyOur Award-Winning CulturePI177213814SDL2017

Keywords: Research Square, LLC, Durham , Software Engineer*, IT / Software / Systems , Durham, North Carolina

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