Associate Software Engineer (UK Remote) - #35297

Jobs for Humanity

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: London
Contract type: Full time
Jobs for Humanity is partnering with TurnItIn to build an inclusive and just employment ecosystem. Therefore, we prioritize individuals coming from the following communities: Refugee, Neurodivergent, Single Parent, Blind or Low Vision, Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Black, Hispanic, Asian, Military Veterans, the Elderly, the LGBTQ, and Justice Impacted individuals. This position is open to candidates who reside in and have the legal right to work in the country where the job is located.

Company Name: TurnItIn

About Us

100% REMOTE (Must be UK based)

At Turnitin, we are a global education company committed to promoting honesty, consistency, and fairness in education. For over 20 years, we have partnered with educational institutions to provide innovative solutions for academic integrity and assessment. Our services, such as Gradescope by Turnitin, iThenticate, and Turnitin Feedback Studio, are used by over 16,000 academic institutions, publishers, and corporations. Join our diverse community of colleagues who share a passion for making a positive impact in education. Together, let's make change happen.

Job Description

As an Associate Software Engineer at Turnitin, your role will involve developing and supporting plugins, services, integrations, and APIs that empower our internal teams and external partners. We value engineers who can tackle complex problems in a scalable, observable, and efficient manner. You will collaborate with top-notch colleagues and work on various aspects of our codebase. This position requires knowledge of algorithms, experience with API design, familiarity with microservice frameworks, and proficiency in Java.

Our team operates across multiple time zones and closely collaborates with our DevOps organization. We prioritize unit and integration testing, and take responsibility for fixing any issues that arise. We are a team that loves our work, relishes challenges, and enjoys working together. Join us to gain experience at a leading EdTech company, using the latest AWS serverless technologies, and making a direct impact on educators and learners worldwide.


  • Add new features to existing services
  • Design and build new services to enhance customer value
  • Improve stability and monitoring of existing workflows
  • Collaborate with services operating at large scale
  • Work closely with Support and Alliances teams to ensure customer satisfaction



  • Basic programming skills in Java
  • Passion for solving complex problems with elegance and grace
  • Strong work ethic, self-motivation, continuous improvement mindset, and eagerness to learn


  • Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Knowledge of Cloud Native solutions, preferably AWS (Lambda, DynamoDB, SQS, SNS, S3, etc.) or SpringBoot
  • Understanding of different architecture types, including event-driven architecture and microservices
  • Familiarity with relational databases
  • Experience working with simple front-end code such as JavaScript, HTML, CSS, or React

Additional Information

Total Rewards @ Turnitin

At Turnitin, we offer a competitive Total Rewards package that goes beyond just regular pay and bonus. In addition to the intrinsic rewards of making a difference in education and being part of a team that values inclusivity and collaboration, our extrinsic rewards include generous time-off policies and health and wellness programs that provide flexibility and support. You can choose to work remotely, in our offices or hybrid, depending on what suits your style and situation.

Our Mission

Our mission is to ensure the integrity of global education and improve learning outcomes.

Our Values

  • Customer Centric: We prioritize the needs of educators and learners in everything we do.
  • Passion for Learning: We foster a workplace that encourages continuous growth and development.
  • Integrity: We uphold the highest standards of integrity in our products, relationships, and work.
  • Action & Ownership: We take initiative and empower our team members to make decisions.
  • One Team: We promote collaboration, breaking down silos, and celebrating each other's success.
  • Global Mindset: We embrace diversity, respect local cultures, and think globally to maximize our impact on education.

Global Benefits

  • Flexible and hybrid working options
  • Remote-First culture
  • Healthcare coverage
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Competitive paid time off
  • Self-Care Days
  • National holidays
  • Founder Days + Juneteenth Observed
  • Paid volunteer time
  • Charitable contribution match
  • Monthly wellness reimbursement and home office equipment
  • Access to mental health platform
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan with match/contribution

Turnitin, LLC is committed to providing equal access to employment, programs, and facilities to all individuals. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all ages, races, colors, religions, genders, sexual orientations, gender identities, national origins, disabilities, and protected veteran statuses.

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