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Harvard University Sr. Software Engineer, HBSO in Cambridge, Massachusetts

65793BRAuto req ID:65793BRJob Code:I0758P Applications Professional IV Department Office Location:USA - MA - Boston Business Title:Sr. Software Engineer, HBS OnlineSub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade (https://hr.harvard.edu/salary-ranges#ranges) :058Time Status:Full-time Union:00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary Additional Qualifications and Skills:Experience in the following technologies/frameworks is required:

  • Django/Python

  • NoSQL (MongoDB, AWS DocumentDB) and traditional SQL database systems (MySQL, AWS Aurora)

  • Linux (Ubuntu preferred)

  • Life cycle software development experience (technical design through implementation)

  • Experience with agile software development methodology

Experience in the following technologies/frameworks is preferred:

  • AWS (EC2, ELB, RDS, S3)

  • Nginx git and GitHub flow development process

  • Web front-end/client-side languages like Vue or React, NodeJS, NPM

  • Ansible

  • Docker

Additional Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of any GIT Version Control System administration on Linux/Unix environment

  • Committed to continuous professional development in AI and technology

  • Clear written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Pitches in where needed - “no job is too big or small”

Additional Information:This role is offered as a hybrid (some combination of onsite and remote) where the position is required to be onsite at our Boston, MA based campus on a weekly basis. Specific days and schedule will be determined between you and your manager.

We may conduct candidate interviews virtually (phone and/or via Zoom) and/or in-person for this role.

A cover letter is required to be considered for this opportunity.

Harvard Business School will not offer visa sponsorship for this opportunity.

This position has a 180-day orientation and review period.

Culture of Inclusion: The work and well-being of HBS is profoundly strengthened by the diversity of our network and our differences in background, culture, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and life experiences. Explore more about HBS work culture here: https://www.hbs.edu/employment.Department:Harvard Business School OnlinePre-Employment Screening:Criminal, IdentityJob Function:Information Technology School/Unit:Harvard Business School EEO Statement:We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five years’ post-secondary education or relevant work experience

Position Description:Harvard Business School Online is Harvard Business School’s (HBS) vision of business education reimagined for the digital age. Our mission is simple: to create learning experiences that bring business education to life. HBS Online offers a unique and highly engaging way to learn vital business concepts. To see these techniques in action and gain actionable skills and insights, check out HBS Online's Sample Business Lessons (https://lessons.online.hbs.edu/) (https://lessons.online.hbs.edu/)

Harvard Business School Online’s case-based, active, and social learning model provides educational experiences that help learners achieve their personal and professional goals wherever they are in their career, or the world. Who will build and support these exciting tools? You will! Your work will be seen and used regularly by participants around the world. If working with the best and brightest at the foremost educational institution in the world interests you, we invite you to join us.

The software development team is lean and flexible; members pitch in to accomplish an evolving agenda. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will work with project teams on innovative solutions that impact the experience of participants, staff, faculty, and others within the HBS community. As a senior member of the team, you will work closely with project managers, subject matter experts, database engineers, UX/UI and web engineers, quality engineers, and network and systems engineers to create state‐of‐the‐art business solutions. You will help to clarify scope and specifications and provide and evaluate alternative options for implementing both back-end tools and user-facing web experiences.

As a hands-on developer, you’ll be responsible for analysis, design, implementation, and deployment of learning solutions that leverage robust web-based application back-ends to integrate with a rich client-side experience. You will partner with team members to leverage progressive technologies, set standards, and improve processes to provide a rich learning environment to our customers.

Position Description

  • Write software in support of all platform components

  • Develop administrative content management tools to scale our workflows in course creation

  • Participate in code reviews and lead in technical design sessions

  • Participate in a regular on-call support rotation and, if necessary, work off-hours

  • The role is also responsible for other duties as assigned

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging:Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.Benefits:We invite you to visit Harvard's Total Rewards website (https://hr.harvard.edu/totalrewards) to learn more about our outstanding benefits package, which may include:

  • Paid Time Off: 3-4 weeks of accrued vacation time per year (3 weeks for support staff and 4 weeks for administrative/professional staff), 12 accrued sick days per year, 12.5 holidays plus a Winter Recess in December/January, 3 personal days per year (prorated based on date of hire), and up to 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents who are primary care givers.

  • Health and Welfare: Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, disability and life insurance programs, along with voluntary benefits. Most coverage begins as of your start date.

  • Work/Life and Wellness: Child and elder/adult care resources including on campus childcare centers, Employee Assistance Program, and wellness programs related to stress management, nutrition, meditation, and more.

  • Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with contributions from 5% to 15% of eligible compensation, based on age and earnings with full vesting after 3 years of service.

  • Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive program including $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and reduced tuition through other participating Harvard graduate schools.

  • Tuition Reimbursement: Program that provides 75% to 90% reimbursement up to $5,250 per calendar year for eligible courses taken at other accredited institutions.

  • Professional Development: Programs and classes at little or no cost, including through the Harvard Center for Workplace Development and LinkedIn Learning.

  • Commuting and Transportation: Various commuter options handled through the Parking Office, including discounted parking, half-priced public transportation passes and pre-tax transit passes, biking benefits, and more.

  • Harvard Facilities Access, Discounts and Perks: Access to Harvard athletic and fitness facilities, libraries, campus events, credit union, and more, as well as discounts to various types of services (legal, financial, etc.) and cultural and leisure activities throughout metro-Boston.

Work Format:Hybrid (partially on-site, partially remote) LinkedIn Recruiter Tag (for internal use only):#LI-DM1About Us:Founded in 1908 as part of Harvard University, Harvard Business School (www.hbs.edu) is located on a 40-acre campus in Boston. The School offers two full-time MBA and PhD programs, more than 175 Executive Education programs, and certificates and courses through Harvard Business School Online. For more than a century, Harvard Business School faculty have drawn on their research, connection to practice, global expertise, and passion for teaching to educate leaders who make a difference in the world. The School and its curriculum attract the boldest thinkers and the most collaborative learners who will shape the practice of business and entrepreneurship around the globe.

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