Senior Developer

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - Multiple Locations - Full time

We are looking for a skilled developer with technical architecture experience to join the HMH IT organization. The Senior Developer will be responsible for validating the impact of critical business initiatives, designing innovative and componentized solutions, and ensuring that the delivery meets the customer's expectations. You will also help create the overall web application architecture in coordination with the product and enterprise architecture teams and evolve it to ensure we can continue to enable our business.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with the desire to think strategically to deliver new products and capabilities.


  • Drives agile development productivity by reviewing ongoing enhancement requests for Digital Marketing and Marketing Automation; ensures we have the technical capabilities to support business expectations
  • Design new solutions and lead change with design ideas, minimal viable products, and wireframes
  • Manage and deliver the implementation of your solution; ensure there is support and maintenance for the lifecycle of the product
  • Deliver on scalable development frameworks; ensure quality in your solution
  • Continuously improve and iterate; maintain and support on your solution

Skills and Qualifications

  • Proficient working in an agile environment
  • Minimum of 4 years experience with Java, Javascript, NodeJS, and PHP (Twig, preferred)
  • Minimum of 4 years experience with content management systems such as Craft
  • Experience using code versioning tools such as Github
  • Minimum of 2 years experience with AWS, containers, ECS, Docker
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working with Salesforce and Eloqua
  • Understanding of fundamental design principles behind a scalable application
  • Data migration, transformation, and scripting experience a plus
  • Experience working with Lean or DesignThinking a plus
  • Education: BS in Computer Science or Equivalent Experience

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Montreal, Québec, CA
Montreal West, Québec, CA



Experience Level

Senior Level

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

As a leading provider of pre-K–12 education content, services, and cutting-edge technology solutions across a variety of media, HMH enables learning in a changing landscape.
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