Software Engineer

Chicago, Illinois 60613

Employment Type:
Date Added:
March 16, 2015

Palace Gate Corporation is currently seeking a Software Engineer for our premier client in Chicago, IL. This is a permanent direct hire position.

Job summary:

We are looking for a software engineer experienced in C#, Java or Node.js. The developer will be part of our agile software development team that supports business operations.

Knowledge, skills & abilities required:

  • Must have 3+ years’ experience with C# or Java; knowledge of dynamic languages like Node.js, Python or Ruby is a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of unit and integration testing
  • Performance tuning and troubleshooting skills required
  • Knowledge of RESTful web services, understanding of the HTTP Request/Response life cycle (headers, caching, cross-domain policies and restrictions)
  • Strong knowledge of software development patterns, OOD
  • Ability to produce efficient, clean code that is maintainable and resilient
  • Ability to work in a multi-language environment
  • 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
  • Understanding of continuous integration, continuous delivery and DevOps
  • Working knowledge of SQL or NoSQL databases

Essential duties & responsibilities

  • Deliver customer friendly software that addressed business needs
  • 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.

Education & business experience:

  • College degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field or equivalent work experience
  • A minimum of 2-4 years software development experience working in a complex environment

Qualified candidates may send their resume to:

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.

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