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.NET Software Engineer

Chicago, IL
Technology (Technology - Software Engineering)

Job Description

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The Software Engineer is responsible for developing .NET, web-based software solutions. This development will occur in an Agile environment, typically in fixed-length sprints (Scrum methodology), with regular interactions with Product Owners and other team members. The Software Engineer is expected to produce high-quality software, to function effectively as a member of a team, to interact with management and other members of the development group, and to continually seek to improve themselves and the company.

Essential Functions

The Software Engineer must be able to write quality software based on the provided designs and specifications, within reasonable timeframes, and to be effective members of their department and company. The Software Engineer must be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously when asked. The Software Engineer needs to be able to work with a range of technologies (e.g., Windows applications and services, websites and web services, XML schemas, relational databases), languages (e.g., C#, VB.NET, T-SQL, JavaScript, HTML, XML), and applications (Visual Studio, SQL Server, etc.). The Software Engineer must demonstrate good analytical abilities, attention to detail, and strong verbal and written communication skills in English.

Job Knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA's)

Proficiency in the following programming languages and applications:

  • C# and/or VB.NET for web applications and servers
  • JavaScript, HTML, and CSS for web applications
  • SQL Server 2008 or greater, relational database design and programming

Familiarity with:

  • Modern JavaScript-powered web applications (Angular, React, Backbone, Ember, etc.) and the "Single Page Application" (SPA) architecture
  • REST/RESTful web service design and programming (Web API, Nancy, ServiceStack, etc.)
  • Unit testing frameworks (NUnit, xUnit, Jasmine, etc.)
  • Package management (npm, Bower, NuGet, etc.)
  • Excellent debugging and troubleshooting abilities
  • Excellent communication skills

Strongly Desired:

Experience with:

  • Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, etc.)
  • Message queues or event bus technologies (MSMQ, RabbitMQ, NServiceBus, etc.)
  • Automated builds/Continuous Integration/Deployment (Jenkins, CruiseControl, TFS, etc.)
  • Cloud-based services (SaaS/IaaS/PaaS)
  • Data warehouses, reporting, and analysis
  • Very large database (VLDB) design and tuning
  • XML, XML Schemas, XPath queries, etc.
  • Familiarity with the Media/Cable industry

Supervisory responsibilities The Software Engineer will have no supervisory responsibilities, but must function well within project teams, working with Product Managers, tech leads, and other team members.

Working conditions The Software Engineer will work within the company's offices, based on hours agreed upon by their manager. The Software Engineer will be expected to dress and behave professionally.

Success factors Successful employees will have demonstrable ability with one or more key programming languages and technologies (C#, VB.NET, JavaScript, SQL Server), will consistently meet deadlines, and will do their part to help to deliver high-quality, functional software to the client in accordance with business needs. Successful employees must understand the entire product life-cycle and provide appropriate feedback through implementation, documentation and testing wherever appropriate.

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