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RELX Group Software Engineer III in United States

Software Engineer III

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Location: United States

LexisNexis is transforming legal research. Our search index contains more than 81 billion richly annotated legal documents, creating an unprecedented legal knowledge graph. Our technology changes how lawyers practice the law and search relevance is a primary driver of customer success. We continue to heavily invest in advanced technologies (machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing, analytics) and critical search expert talent to take our products to the next level.

This role will be dedicated to the development of the next-generation search platform for LexisNexis, dramatically improving how our users search and find the answers to their legal questions. We are looking for someone who can bring their own perspective on how to solve a variety of internal and external opportunities. We expect our engineers to be versatile, display leadership qualities, and be enthusiastic to tackle new problems across the full stack as we continue to push technology forward.

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

This position performs moderately difficult research, design, and software development assignments within a specific software functional area or product line. The position should have the ability to work on individual pieces of work and solve problems including the design of the program flow of individual pieces of code, effective coding, and unit testing.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3+ years of Software Engineering experience

  • BS Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent experience required

PREFERRED TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Proficiency with data manipulation languages.

  • Understanding of data modeling principles.

  • Ability to work with complex data models.

  • Proficiency in development languages including but not limited to: Java/J2EE, JavaScript, JSP, C/C++, HTML, XML, SQL, Windows, UNIX, and .Net.

  • Familiarity of industry best practices code coverage.

  • Ability to work well with internal and external technology resources.

  • Ability to write and review portions of detailed specifications for the development of system components of moderate complexity.

  • Knowledge of software development methodologies (e.g., Agile, Waterfall).

  • Knowledge of data manipulation languages.

  • Knowledge of data storage subsystems.

  • Knowledge of test-driven development.

  • Ability to write and review portions of detailed specifications for the development of system components of moderate complexity.

  • Ability to complete moderately complex bug fixes.

  • Good oral and written communications skills.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Interface with other technical personnel or team members to finalize requirements.

  • Write and review portions of detailed specifications for the development of system components of moderate complexity.

  • Work closely with other development team members to understand moderately complex product requirements and translate them into software designs.

  • Successfully implement development processes, coding best practices, and code reviews.

  • Operate in various development environments (Agile, Waterfall, etc.) while collaborating with key stakeholders.

  • Resolve technical issues as necessary.

  • Keep abreast of new technology developments.

  • Complete bug fixes.

  • All other duties as assigned.

LexisNexis Legal & Professional (www.lexisnexis.com) is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its LexisNexis services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content, to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. Part of RELX Group plc, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 100 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide.

LexisNexis, a division of RELX Group, is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or accommodations@relx.com.

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