Application Development Consultant, Metadata Services

Location: Sofia, Bulgaria, Bulgaria
Date Posted: 12-08-2016
Our client is looking to hire a software developer to maintain and enhance the Professional Information Business (PIB) line's Metadata Platform. The Metadata Platform drives the accuracy of the navigation and search results of our product line by not only identifying entities but disambiguating common names and generating relevance rankings.  As a developer in this team, you will be part of an Agile Scrum team with members from North America and Bulgaria and help broaden and update our technology stack. The Metadata Platform takes advantage of cloud computing and linguistic processing and you will have the opportunity to work with these types of technologies.
Your experience:
  • 5 years software development
  • Experience with Java / C++ / Python / Ruby programming languages
  • Experience with Linux OS (at least 3 years)
  • Conversational English - needs to be able to participate in daily scrums, update JIRA issues, document using Wiki, work through small issues with business partners
  • Understanding/Experience in Scrum team
  • Source code control experience - preferably Git / GitHub
  • Application build experience - Maven / Ant / etc.
  • Jenkins experience
  • JAXB experience a plus
  • XML Schema
What does our client offer?
  • Competitive salary and benefits to be discussed upon interview
Company Overview:
Our client is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Our client has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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