Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: February 23, 2021
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What will I be doing? As a Software Engineer at ProQuest, you will
be developing and supporting our content systems on backend
development. Using Perl, Python, Shell scripts and Java, you will
work on one of our most business-critical systems. This role
requires a combination of creative problem solving and strong
functional understanding to develop new functionality and maintain
the current system. Reporting to one of our Technology Managers,
you will learn new skills and master the ProQuest technology-verse.
If you're looking for the next challenge in your programming
career, keep reading!
In this position, you will also---
--- Participate as a team member on various engineering
--- Suggest alternative methodologies or techniques to achieving
--- Develop and maintain understanding of products, manufacturing
processes, and product applications.
--- Manually test and unit test assigned applications.
--- Write application technical documentation.
--- Review and revise new procedures as needed for the continuing
development of high-quality systems.
--- Maintain knowledge of technical advances and evaluates new
hardware / software for company use.
--- Follow departmental policies, procedures, and work
--- Works closely with senior team members to increase functional
knowledge. Reasons you should apply...
1. You'll work on a number of popular technologies including
2. ProQuest offers great work/life balance and opportunities for
long-term career advancement.
3. You're a purpose-driven professional who wants to see the impact
of the work on the team, company, and the world.
This job may not be a fit if...
1. You do not enjoy working with large amounts of data.
2. You prefer to focus on front-end development
3.You don't like working in an environment with a variety of
technologies, some legacy.
Qualified Candidates must have---
--- Bachelors' degree or higher in a related field, such as
Computer Engineering or Computer Science, plus at least 4 years of
software development experience, or equivalent combination of
education and experience.
--- Ability to learn and master standard programming languages.
--- Ability to write detailed design specifications based on user
--- Ability to work with standard office tools.
--- Ability to work with source control systems.
--- Ability to work with design tools (e.g. Visio).
--- Ability to work in an agile environment.
-- Superstar Candidates May Also Have---
--- Experience with Shell Scripting
--- Experience with Perl and or Python
--- AWS Experience More to love about becoming a PQ employee!
--- Forbes Ranks ProQuest among 2018 America's Best Mid-Size
--- We offer professional development opportunities with a
significant focus on learning
--- We hold fun on-site events
--- Our employee population is smart and highly collaborative
--- We have a relaxed dress code--- yes, that means blue jeans (and
not just on Fridays!)
--- All of our employees have access to ProQuest research products
including e-books, genealogy and academic journals Other important
information about this position:
--- This position is based in the Ann Arbor, MI ProQuest office
--- This position requires weekday (Monday - Friday) attendance
with some scheduling flexibility available around core working
hours. Occasional travel may be required. At ProQuest, we embrace
the power of our people and value our differences - in thought,
style, sexual orientation, gender identity, culture, ethnicity, and
experience - recognizing that our diversity makes us a stronger
company. Encouraging a diverse, inclusive workplace gives us the
business advantage of understanding and meeting the needs of our
diverse customers, clients, and communities.
At ProQuest, we work hard and have fun doing it. If you are a
passionate technologist, please consider joining our talented
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Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not
discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or
applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or
disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or
applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation
information of other employees or applicants as a part of their
essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees
or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to
compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response
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