Software Engineer

Chicago, Illinois 60613

Employment Type:
Date Added:
January 15, 2015

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


We are looking for a software engineer experienced in building web sites and applications using C#, Rails,Python,Java or Nodejs. The developer will be part of our agile software development team that creates and maintains Web sites and applications viewed on multiple platforms including desktops, smart phones, and tablets.


  • Must have 3+ years’ experience with C#,Rails,Python,Java or Nodejs
  • Outstanding performance tuning and troubleshooting skills required.
  • Strong knowledge of RESTful web services.
  • Strong Knowledge of software development patterns, OOD
  • Working knowledge of Windows or Amazon AWS.
  • Working Knowledge of Angular ,Backbone,Knockoutjs or equivalent frameworks
  • Ability to produce efficient, clean code that is extensible and reusable.
  • Full understanding of the complete HTTP Request/Response life cycle (headers, caching, cross-domain policies and restrictions) required.
  • Capable of working independently and ability to execute under the direction of technical leadership.
  • Ability to accurately estimate timelines for development projects.
  • Have an analytical mind and the ability to delve into detail, but also have an interest in broader business issues.
  • Strong communications skills, both written and oral.
  • Exhibits an understanding of the business goals; recognizes the client needs and links needs to specific development solutions.
  • A minimum of 2-4 years software development experience working in a complex environment.


  • College degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field or equivalent work experience.


  • Design and code technical solutions for Web sites, Tablets, and mobile devices
  • Effectively communicate and interact with business and technical personnel in solving complex business and technical problems.
  • Adhere to timelines and work well in a
  • Fast-paced, high-energy environment.
  • Coach other team members on relevant technical skills; is sought out as an expert in coding concepts and languages.
  • Identify and document technical trends and incorporate innovative uses of technology.
  • Interact with clients, vendors, and partners to design solutions, and respond to client issues.
  • Create detailed specifications and documentation for proposed and current technical solutions.

Qualified candidates may send their resume to

Palace Gate Corporation is an information technology consulting firm that provides innovative staffing solutions to industry leading companies across the United States. Our experienced team uses new and unique approaches to deliver the right technology solutions and meet the most demanding enterprise needs. We strive to enable our clients to continue their success and achieve their business objectives by providing expert IT consultants. Our company approach is simple: match the right people with the right opportunity.