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Software Dev Engineer II

Chicago, IL | IT
Job ID: 82784
Listed on 8/2/2018

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Position Title:  Software Dev Engineer II


  • Design, develop, debug, and modifies components of software applications and tools.
  • Drive technical direction at the application/product level for small to mid-sized projects.
  • Design, spec, schedule and provide quality implementation of a component or feature.
  • Provide alternative solutions to a given problem.
  • Resolve problems and roadblocks, with management assistance if required.
  • Follow through on details and drive issues to closure.
  • Complete documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance.
  • Actively participate in group technology reviews to critique work of self and others.
  • Work collaboratively with all members of technical staff.
  • Collaborate with program management and testing peers in the development of assigned components.
  • Participates in and provides input to requirements definition.
  • Usually provides solid judgment calls and tradeoff analysis. 


  • Be a part of building scaled high-performance, fault-tolerant distributed software systems 
  • Write well-reasoned, well-tested code to solve complex problems 
  • Work across various teams to share technical direction and innovations 
  • Conduct design and code reviews 
  • You'll Code primarily using Scala, Java, and JavaScript 

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

  • 3-5 years of professional development experience 
  • Exposure to web infrastructure, architectural patterns, and scalable production quality systems 
  • Strong understanding of algorithms and data structures 
  • Demonstrated commitment to technical excellence 
  • Experience with software engineering standard methodologies (testing, performance analysis, Continuous Delivery) 
  • Experience with functional programming such as Scala