Lead Software Engineer

Chicago, Illinois 60637

Employment Type:
Date Added:
June 15, 2015

Palace Gate is currently seeking a Lead Software Engineer for our premier client in Chicago, IL. This is a FTE direct hire opportunity.


  • Minimum five years of relevant programming experience required.
  • Experience using applications such as Python, C/C++, Java, or Ruby required.
  • Experience with Unix/Linux
  • Version control
  • Experience with full design life cycle required.

Preferred Experience:

  • High performance/ cloud computing experience preferred.
  • Unix/Linux programming or system administration experience preferred.
  • UX/UI experience preferred.
  • Experience with genomics preferred.
  • Git version control experience preferred.
  • Experience creating development specifications, use cases, and other development related documentation preferred.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to prioritize and manage workload to meet critical project milestones and deadlines required.
  • Ability and willingness to acquire new programming languages, statistical and computational methods, and background in research area required.
  • Ability to lead a collaborative team environment required.
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical staff required.
  • Knowledge of software development best practices required.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics, engineering, or a related field required.
  • Advanced degree in mathematics, computer science, engineering, or a related field preferred.

Qualified candidates may send their resume to: jennifer@palacegatecorp,com

Palace Gate Corporation is an information technology consulting and full-time placement firm that is committed to the success of our clients and our talented placements alike. Palace Gate is consistent in matching the right people with right opportunity. Our company approach is simple: understand our clients’ requirements, business needs and cultures in order to quickly identify the best resources to meet those needs and achieve business success. Palace Gate Corporation offers full medical and dental insurance, 401K, as well as weekly direct deposit.