Sr. Software Developer

Chicago, Illinois 60613

Employment Type:
Date Added:
November 11, 2014

Palace Gate is currently seeking a Sr. Software Developer for our premiere client in the mortgage industry. This is a direct hire (FTE) opportunity located in Chicago.

The Sr. Software Developer will create services and applications that help us reach our goal of modernizing the mortgage industry. We want an engineer that is familiar with micro-services, distributed systems, the latest deployment methodologies and tools and experience in modeling complex business domains. We are language agnostic, so expertise in JVM or CLR languages is acceptable.


  • In line with DevOps philosophy, fully own applications from design to operations.
  • We have a teaching & learning culture, bring something to teach and be good at growing Jr. Engineers.
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders in a complicating industry.
  • Create and execute a technical strategy. This includes getting other engineers to follow you.
  • Aid in improving standards and practices on your team (source control, testing, deployment, etc.)


  • A minimum of 5 years software development experience working in a complex environment.
  • 4+ years of experience with distributed application architectures
  • Ability to produce efficient, clean code that is resilient and maintainable
  • Outstanding performance tuning and troubleshooting skills required.
  • Capable of working independently toward the defined business and technical strategy.
  • Ability to understand business goals, recognize client needs and link them to specific technical solutions.
  • Strong communications skills, both written and oral
  • Expertise in JVM, CLR languages or Node.js
  • Expertise in CI or CD
  • Expertise in SOA, microservice or REST
  • Experience with Amazon Web Service is a plus

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.