Wolters Kluwer Senior Software Engineer in Pierre, South Dakota

The Wolters Kluwer Global Platform Organization co-creates products and solutions with Wolters Kluwer businesses around the globe to serve professionals in the Legal, Tax, Heath, Finance and Compliance sectors. This wide and growing array of solutions supports business units in building and expanding their online product portfolios. The Global Platform Organization provides global leverage of industry and customer insight, driving technology capabilities for local product innovation.

We are looking for self-motivate and passionate team member to join our team as a Software Engineer experienced in the .NET to help us build the next generation of customer facing web platforms for health professionals, educators, and students. The team is expanding existing nursing and medical education applications and building new ones to meet the ever-changing health care industry demands. This position will be part of a dynamic Agile team to quickly deliver products to our customers on LWW Journals and a host of other Lippincott products. If you're smart, motivated, creative, and dedicated to mastering existing and learning new technologies, please read on and help us make the practice of healthcare better through better learning.


The Software Engineer will be a "hands-on" development role - design solutions, building new products, enhancing existing systems all to deliver value to our customers. This role will work directly with our business partners, QA, and Dev-Ops to deliver robust solutions. This role is expected to contribute to all technical decisions, software designs and future software direction.

Responsible for but not limited to design, code development, implementation and support of technical solutions for various customer facing online platforms. Responsibilities include: working with the business to define future direction and requirements; contributing to the development, support, optimization, and maintenance of various applications; research and evaluating technology solutions; and working with offshore resources on many initiatives.

This position requires strong problem solving skills, the ability to work in a diverse, dynamic, and fast paced environment, the ability to meet aggressive deadlines, the flexibility to multi-task, the aptitude to work well with the IT team, the capability to work efficiently with minimal guidance, the initiative to improve upon best practices, excellent verbal and written communication skills and the skills to create documentation to comply with department requirements.

  • Responsible for design, code, configuration, QA and implementation of high-quality software solutions that are delivered on time and within budget.

  • Maintains the best practices needed to ensure on time, quality software solution deliverables.

  • Work with a distributed engineering team to foster a smooth development process among onsite and offshore team members.

  • Develop and review project estimates and assumptions during planning and at key project milestones. Validate the development approach and assumptions that underlie the project plans and work plans.

  • Participate in design, code, and QA walkthroughs and reviews.

  • Stay abreast of the ever-changing technology industry to make sure solutions developed are following "best practices" and will meet the needs of the business going forward. Research and evaluate emerging technology solutions.

  • Communicate at the appropriate level within and outside of IT the technical direction and proposed solutions for various projects and initiatives.

  • Provide complete documentation for all IT initiatives.


  • Required: Bachelor's degree, preferable Computer Science

  • Required: If no degree, equivalent formal training and at least 8+ years of relevant experience.

  • Preferred: Master's Degree Preferred

  • 6+ years of professional software development experience with the .NET framework such as ASP.NET and/or C#.

  • 5+ years of professional development experience developing web applications for use on platforms and systems.

  • 3+ years of professional experience in at least two but preferably more, of any of the below technologies:

o JavaScript


o jQuery

o AngularJS

o CSS Frameworks -- Bootstrap, Zurb etc.

  • 3+ years of professional experience in MS SQL Server.

  • Preferred (nice to have): DB design and/or query development; DB tuning; optimization.

  • 3+ years of professional experience building Web Systems, strongly prefer Content Management/Publishing systems using one of the application development platforms like SharePoint, Kentico or Sitecore.

  • Relevant experience with Web Services such as WCF, REST, WebAPI and SOAP as well as SOA is strongly desired.

  • Experience with Object Oriented Principles (OOP) and design patterns is required.

Nice to have expereince and/or certifications:

  • Preferred expertise in using MS Visual Studio

  • Preferred experience with NUnit, GIT, Jenkins, and Selenium would be a plus

  • Preferred experience with cloud technologies; we use Azure, and limited AWS

  • Preferred experience being part of a distributed SCRUM team would be a plus

  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences


Position requires some travel, domestic and international, on a regular basis, comprising no more than 5% of total days worked.

Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2017 annual revenues of €4.4billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide. Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.

For more information about our solutions and organization, visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.


Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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