RELX Group Software Engineer III- Accuity- Evanston in Evanston, Illinois

Software Engineer III- Accuity- Evanston


Location: Evanston, Illinois, United States

Accuity is growing! We are a market leading online brand growing our customer base and seeking a Software Developer to join our Evanston based development centre. Accuity is a leading brand within Reed Business Information, one of the world’s top-100 ‘online superpowers’ and part of the FTSE100 Reed Elsevier media and publishing group.

You’ll be working in a cross-functional team, working alongside colleagues from a variety of technical and commercial functions. We are an agile like company that focuses on leveraging technology and business data. This position is focused on Government Services where you will be working with products that serve the Social Security Administration and Medicaid programs. You will be working with Federal/State agencies on integrating Financial Institution information into their workflow.

And the tech?

We’re a technology driven business and the technical landscape here is both advanced and constantly changing as we explore new and more efficient/effective ways of creating our products; we also work with a number of industry leading technology partners who keep us on top of our game.

Here’s a snap-shot of some of the things we do and use:

· Java 1.7/1.8

· Web Application Programming (Struts, SpringRS, SpringMVC, Javascript, JQuery)

· Web services using CXF/SoapUI

· Oracle Database

· Spring/Hibernate

· Agile (Scrum/Kanban)

· Git/SVN

· Maven

· Jenkins

· VMWare/Hyper-V

Skills & Requirements

First and foremost you need to have the right character and attitude; we have a truly cross-functional and highly-collaborative environment and whether you're a graduate trainee or a CIO we expect you to get involved! The Software Developer will need to have the ability to work across different technologies and interface with multiple teams. Communicating well is an important skill along with the ability to research and problem solve. You will be working with a team of professionals that want you to succeed and help you to grow in your career.

There is of course a base-line of skills that we need and you should be able to demonstrate skills in the following:

1. Web UI Experience (Javascript, JSP, JQuery, Spring MVC)

2. Java/J2EE

3. Spring/Hibernate (ROM) and SQL

4. Version Control (SVN and/or GIT)

5. Eclipse or IntelliJ

6. Java build experience – Maven, ANT

7. Strong Interpersonal and stakeholder skills are required

About Reed Business Information

So who are RBI and Accuity?

As one interviewee put it some years ago we’re “the biggest company you’ve never heard of”! To be more specific we’re a global online media and information business cited amongst the world’s top-100 ‘online superpowers’. We have an international portfolio of market leading products that spans Western Europe, North America, China, Singapore, Australia and beyond; we’re also part of the FTSE100 Reed Elsevier Group, a global media and publishing group with a history spanning over 100 years and revenues in the region of $10bn.

Accuity sits within the RBI portfolio and is currently our leading brand with c.600 staff and $240m revenue. Accuity is a fast-growing, technology-lead, and highly innovative business with a passion for innovation and hiring the best talent available.

What’s it like to work here?

In one word - “collaborative”. Our desire is for a long term relationship where you will enjoy working for Accuity. Because of the technical aspects of our products, you will have the opportunity to grow technically and be creative in your problem solving. The environment is customer focused while allowing the engineers the freedom to come up with the solutions. This is a financially secure environment with lots of growth opportunities within the RBI family. Whether your goal is for long term security or to be a rising star, Accuity is a place that can provide those opportunities.

RBI General Benefits Package:

- 401k match of 5%

- 18 Days Holiday

- Paid Charity Days – 2 days per year

- Benefits start the upon hire date

- Excellent OTE & Competitive Salaries