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Software Engineer

  • Location: Itasca, IL
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Ref No: 20-02973
  • Date: July 01, 2020
  • Job title:

Brian Carraher

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Job Description - Software Engineer

 Software Engineer:


The development team is looking for a skilled software engineer. This individual will use their software development background and strong analytical skills to help build and enhance the company's industry-leading tools. This individual's day-to-day work will involve using Java, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, SQL, Linux, git and gradle to design and build software solutions that are fast, scalable and flexible.


As a part of the team, you will:

  • Work with business representatives, Lead Developers, and the Director of Software Development to design, build and test new products and features
  • Use the IDE of your choice to write code in Java, Javascript, HTML and css
  • Participate in the development and testing of internal tools, scripts and other coding projects
  • Work independently or on small team projects
  • Participate in peer code reviews
  • Troubleshoot and optimize code for usability, performance, and scalability

We seek individuals with strong fundamental programming experience, great communication skills, and a love for working on challenging problems.


Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
  • Very strong and demonstrable analytical, problem solving, and debugging skills
  • Professional programming experience in an enterprise setting
  • 2+ years software development experience as a Java developer
  • Knowledge of the basic Web technologies: HTML, CSS, Javascript
  • Familiarity with basic programming constructs (conditionals, loops, data structures)
  • Experience in Linux OS and command line operations
  • Strong Relational database skills (SQL, JDBC - Oracle and PostgreSQL preferred)
  • Working knowledge of industry standard formats, especially XML, CSV, and JSON; this includes understanding of character encodings like UTF-8 and ISO-Latin 1

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Python or Groovy


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