Senior Software Engineer

Date: Sep 28, 2021

Location: Columbus, OH, US, 43202

Company: American Chemical Society

CAS uses intuitive technology, unparalleled scientific content and unmatched human expertise to help companies create groundbreaking innovations that benefit the world. As the scientific information solutions division of the American Chemical Society, CAS manages the largest curated reservoir of scientific knowledge, and for 115 years, has helped innovators mine, assess and apply that information to keep businesses thriving. The CAS team is global, diverse, endlessly curious and strives to make scientific insights accessible to innovators worldwide.


CAS is currently seeking a Software Engineer.  This position will be located in our headquarters in Columbus, Ohio.


CAS has an opportunity within our application development area for a senior software engineer to lead and contribute to our world class intellectual property protection suite, focusing on STNext. 



4-year degree in computer science or engineering, or equivalent experience.

8-plus years of Application Delivery and Software Development.

Java/Linux technology stack: senior-level experience and knowledge of application servers, backend processing, and the web tier.

Automated Testing, Test-driven Development, debugging, troubleshooting, optimizing code and operations: Senior level experience and knowledge

Pair Programming - Need to have experience or be willing to pair with others when it makes sense.

Big Data: hands-on experience with big data technologies: Hadoop, Spark, Scala, Solr/Lucene, others...

Leadership: experience leading or helping to lead application delivery teams.

Clear Communication - Must be comfortable and eager discussing work items in team settings.

Passion for Development – Actively learns on the job and outside of work. We are a team of developers that constantly seek to improve our craft and we expect to work with the same.

Cross Functional Skill Development – willing to learn new skills and roles to meet the needs of their team.



Provide Technical Leadership for an Application Delivery Team developing software applications and systems, creating or enhancing CAS content, products and solutions.

Collaborate with teammates and product owners grooming backlogs of epics and stories for upcoming development sprints.

Advance the local state-of-the-art in software engineering by helping to drive automated builds and software testing, advanced change control, and continuous delivery.

Connect across the organization in our Communities of Practice to build influential working relationships, preparing your career for tomorrow.

Stay abreast of the latest technology trends through individual and team training opportunities.


CAS offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including a generous vacation plan, medical, dental, vision insurance plans, and employee savings and retirement plans.  Candidates for this position must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future.  EEO/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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