Senior / Software Engineer


Informa Group Plc.

Company Description

Taylor & Francis Group an Informa Business

Informa is a leading academic publishing, business intelligence, knowledge and events business, creating unique content and connectivity for customers all over the world. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100.

Taylor & Francis Group produces high quality, peer reviewed books and journals. We produce unique, trusted content by expert authors, spreading knowledge and promoting discovery globally. We aim to broaden thinking and advance understanding, providing academics and professionals with a platform to share ideas and realise their individual potential.

Job Description

We are looking to bring an self-motivated, Tech enthusiast Senior / Software Engineer to work in our eCommerce, Order to Cash Technology Team in Product & Technology Organization. You will help to innovate, improve, and deliver all aspects of content delivery channels and enhance with new ideas how a digital platform can enable new business models for the Taylor And Francis digital portfolio. You'll have an incredible opportunity to build a career within a start-up like environment while helping our ecommerce products and purchase offerings to our diverse customer base worldwide.

We work with different technologies mainly including Java, Node.js, Angular, Spring, Rest API, Camel, S3, SQS, SNS, Gradle, Maven etc. The team poses advance knowledge in DevOps including CI/CD, Docker, build automations etc. The team leads the company in developing the solutions for replacing the traditional business processes. We are cloud first organisation, and our entire infrastructure resides on the backbone of AWS, MuleSoft and few others. As a Software Engineer you will work with like-minded talented engineers towards building micro services, websites, Ecommerce solution. As we grow, you will contribute onwards the vision of digitalising all processes including sales, business, analytics, maintenance, invoicing etc.

What you’ll be doing:

This will be a hands-on opportunity in which you will be responsible for taking a lead role of a project team. You will be directly responsible for running the technical releases of a scrum team and you will have a team of 4-5 software engineers working with you in this project. You will also build new platforms and tools to the highest quality and reliability to enable us to continue our transition to a micro-service oriented architecture and integration of new third-party services.

  • Work on digital transformation of T&F Order to Cash and Digital Supply Chain Systems & Services to our customers and business.
  • Follow Test driven development, review and improve source code by implementing design patterns, efficient algorithms and appropriate data structures.
  • Design low level design, technical specification, system design and application design with Amazon Web Services, MuleSoft, SQL and NoSQL Databases.
  • Define migration procedures of existing features and workflows to a micro-service and event driven software solutions.
  • Build and manage API, workers and other services to run highly scalable distributed systems with high availability.
  • Responsible to Bring tech innovations which will help in growth of the platform.
  • Implement disaster recovery of the platform making is run across multiple data centres within AWS.
  • Analyse and optimizatise systems capacity, performance, and operational health of the platforms.
  • Help define development best practices.


Essential Skills

  • Experience in Commercial Java Development
  • Hands on experience with Front End frameworks like Angular, React or similar
  • Spring, Spring boot, Camel etc.
  • Good understanding of CI/CD pipelines and working knowledge on Travis or Jenkins or Bamboo or similar tools
  • Rest API  Principles
  • Build automation using Maven, Gradle etc.
  • Understanding of Docker, Kubernetes
  • Hands on experience in AWS
  • Hands on with TDD
  • You have a minimum 4+ years of working experience in above technologies in projects.
  • You have a Bachelor or Master Computer Science degree.

Desirable Skills

  • Hands on experience with Server-Side development with Typescript, ES6, NodeJS, Express.
  • Experience in creating build and deployment with NPM, Gulp, Grunt, Babel etc.
  • Dependency management with NPM, Bower or similar.
  • Travis
  • Experience in ECS, Elastic beanstalk, SQS, SNS etc. will be advantageous
  • Familiarity with SQL or NoSQL databases like Postgres, Mongo, Dynamo db etc.
  • Terraform

Skills and Behaviours Required

  • Critical and analytical ability.
  • Excellent team player and relationship building abilities.
  • Attention to detail and strong follow through.
  • Dynamic, hardworking, both motivational and self-motivated.
  • The ability to work in a flexible environment.
  • Delights in making things happen.
  • Clearly communicate to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Proficient with AGILE/Scrum/Kanban methodologies.

Additional Information

  • 24 days annual leave
  • Volunteering days 
  • Day off for your birthday
  • Pension contributions
  • Seasonal social and charitable events
  • Training and development

A​​​​​​t Taylor & Francis we care about our colleagues, promoting work-life balance, wellbeing and flexible working. We believe that the skills and experience you bring to Taylor & Francis are invaluable. We want you to have the opportunity to develop your abilities, and to innovate and develop in areas which you are passionate about.

  • You must have the right to work and live in India
  • This role can be remote in India or in our Bengaluru office when it reopens 

We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed. As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under local law.

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