Staff Software Engineer/Full-Stack Developer
Development | Hybrid in Getzville, NY | Full Time
About the Company
William S. Hein Co., & Inc., is a publishing company that proudly serves over 3,500 institutions in more than 150 countries. For decades, we have been dedicated to providing outstanding customer service and innovative solutions to the legal and general academic communities. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in our marquee product, HeinOnline, the largest image-based legal research database in the world.
HeinOnline offers more than 100 databases and over 200 million pages of content, making it the ultimate resource for legal professionals, scholars, and researchers. With its comprehensive collection of law journals, government publications, international treaties, case law, and more, HeinOnline empowers users to access unparalleled insights and conduct in-depth research with ease.
Here is a snapshot of the benefits offered to our employees:
Competitive Salary and Bonus
401K/Profit Sharing Plan (typically 12-15%)
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance (up to 100% paid for)
Paid Time Off and Parental Paid Time Off
Flexible Remote Work & Schedule Options
In-house chef that prepares breakfast, lunch, and take-home dinners
Professional Development Opportunities
Employee Committees to Join (DE&I, Events, Newsletter, etc.)
And many, many more listed on the Career page of our website
As a member of our team at HeinOnline, you will play a pivotal role in developing, enhancing, and maintaining our industry-leading software solutions.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Developing, deploying, and maintaining software applications and components for HeinOnline's research database.
Collaborating with cross-functional teams to gather requirements, design solutions, and implement features that align with business objectives.
Writing clean, efficient, and maintainable code using industry best practices.
Conducting thorough testing and debugging to ensure software quality and resolving any issues or bugs that arise.
Staying up to date with emerging technologies and industry trends to continuously improve software development practices and techniques.
Participating in code reviews to provide feedback and ensure adherence to coding standards.
Collaborating with the product management group to define technical requirements and create accurate project timelines.
Assisting in troubleshooting and resolving technical issues reported by customers, ensuring timely and effective resolution.
Documenting software designs, processes, and procedures for future reference and knowledge sharing.
Desired Skills, Abilities, & Interests:
- Interest in cutting-edge technologies like AI and Machine Learning and a passion for learning
Developing and maintaining large and complex applications
An affinity towards back-end development and databases
Constant teamwork and collaboration
Owning full projects from end-to-end
Education & Experience
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field (required)
- Linux environment, Apache, Databases (MySQL), PHP, Laravel, GIT/Version Control
Proven experience leading and developing major projects.
Preferred Experience: Perl, Python, Solr, NLP, MLOps/data modeling, Galera DB
Other Position Information
Monday – Friday
8:00am-4:30pm or 8:30am to 5:00pm EST
Hybrid and full remote options are available, depending on the applicant's location
An Equal Opportunity for All
At William S. Hein & Co., Inc., we believe that diversity is what makes us stronger—in the workplace, and in the world. So, our mission is simple: to create an inclusive space where everyone feels valued and has an equal opportunity to succeed. If you have skills, passion, and a desire to make a difference, we want you on our team.
Additionally, we understand that each person has unique needs, so let us know how we can best support you during the interview process and beyond. We are committed to ensuring that each member of our team has an equal opportunity to thrive within our organization.