RELX Group Technology Graduate Entry Scheme: Software Engineer 1 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Technology Graduate Entry Scheme: Software Engineer 1


We take graduate recruitment very seriously at Elsevier. We are looking to build a team of talented, insightful and innovative individuals to join our 2017 US Technology Graduate Program. From your first day you will be working with both technology and business colleagues to help build innovative technology solutions globally. You won’t simply be writing code; you will be instrumental in developing new ideas and driving them to completion.

Whether you aspire to be a software expert, a company CTO or a highly-regarded architect we can help you achieve this. Our graduates are the future and are given the opportunity to become well-rounded individuals through exposure to our technology, wider business communities as well as our existing technology teams.

Technology is at the heart of what we do and is changing the way we do business at Elsevier. You can be part of this too. Last year’s graduate hires are already exceeding our highest expectations.

So, who is Elsevier? Elsevier is the world's leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information, part of the RELX Group, a $10bn FTSE100 business. RELX Group is a global provider of information solutions for professional customers across a range of industries. With a history spanning 500 years, RELX is the fourth largest digital paid content provider in the world behind Google, Bloomberg and China Telecom. Elsevier provides unparalleled content and innovative information solutions to facilitate scientific and medical research. Our cutting edge technology enables scientists, health professionals, and students to make critical decisions, enhance productivity, and improve outcomes. Our customers span virtually every Science, Technology and Medical field in the world and our products include such distinguished brands as Science Direct, The Lancet and Cell.

What are we offering? We are offering multiple IT graduate opportunities for 2017; roles will be based in our offices in Philadelphia or New York. You will be trained over the course of 2 years in disciplines such as Software Engineering, Business Analysis, Project Management and/or QA Engineering and you will gain exposure to technologies such as Cloud Computing, Big Data, Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning.

What makes us better than the rest? There are all sorts of graduate roles out there but we are confident that few (if any) can match the combination of benefits that we offer. In addition to great technical and soft-skills training, we offer: an excellent work-life balance, a great social life, structured career planning and a 2 year fast-track development programme. Last but not least we offer a generous remuneration package that increases incrementally throughout the two years and offers core benefits that start day one.


What are we looking for?

  • First and foremost you should be a 2016/2017 graduate.

  • Degrees of choice include Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Math or Physics.

  • You should have a natural passion for technology and a desire to learn and progress quickly.

  • You must be a strong communicator with well-formed interpersonal skills.

  • You must be eligible to work in the US.

The ideal candidate would:

  • Be interested in working for a global organization known for doing good things around the world.

  • Possess a desire to work within an advanced tech stack surrounded by a brilliant set of technologists.

  • Want to be a key player in our open-engaging-collaborative-Agile team.

Take the next step

  • If this sound like the ideal opportunity to kick starts your career, then please apply immediately.

  • First round telephone screenings will take place shortly with assessment days to be held in early spring.

  • The start date for these roles will be June 2017.

Elsevier is the world's leading provider of scientific, technical and medical (STM) information, tools and resources. A global company based in Amsterdam, Elsevier partners with scientists, researchers, healthcare providers, educators and decision-makers in academic institutions, governments and corporations to help them find, evaluate and use information. Our breadth of content is unparalleled, spanning virtually every STM field in the world and includes such distinguished brands as Gray's Anatomy, The Lancet and Cell. Using innovative technology, we deliver our content through tools that help our customers be more productive and successful in their work. ScienceDirect delivers the worlds' leading journals electronically to over 11 million readers in 200 countries. And physicians in 95 percent of teaching hospitals rely on ClinicalKey to get critical information that can save lives. Elsevier employs over 7,000 people in more than 70 offices worldwide. We are an employer of choice, attracting and developing talented and creative people who thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package as well as a real opportunity for career growth in a growing organization. Elsevier is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1.877.734.1938 or

Job IT/Technical & Product Development

Primary Location NA-USA-PA-Philadelphia

Other Locations NA-USA-NY-New York

Schedule Full-time

Employee Status Regular

Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External Ongoing

Req ID: ELS0025M