Senior Software Engineer

US-IL-Chicago
ID
2017-2925
# of Openings
1

Job Description

Sr. Software Engineer 

WHO IS SPR?

 

SPR guides organizations through digital transformations and rejuvenations, solving real problems for real people. As a strategic digital consultancy, we focus on business outcomes for our clients, helping them make data driven decisions and increase engagement with their customers, partners and employees. We evolve existing platforms and develop new products, and utilize technology to maintain operational effectiveness. 

We are technologists at our core and think beyond the math of the 1s and 0s to understand how to reach our human potential using the digital platform. We think about the end users and rigorously and creatively apply the latest technologies and frameworks to address our clients needs. To do this, we hire smart technologists and sharp business leaders who are excellent communicators and have an interest in working on multiple projects across industries. 

SPR offers a great environment for employees to learn, to build systems that make an impact, and to tackle exciting challenges. With our office's Maker Space, you can explore your IoT side and develop fun projects with 3D printing and CNC machining. We operate in a fun, casual work environment and have great benefits including: competitive salary, bonuses, generous vacation time, big fitness incentives, and medical/dental/vision insurance. 

 

By joining the SPR team, you'll be using your brain, working hard and making an impact through your projects and you'll be rewarded for it. 

WHAT IS THE POSITION?

 

As a Senior Software Engineer at SPR, you will create complex solutions and play a strategic leadership role within the company and with clients. You will be responsible for full lifecycle development, and must be able to articulate design decisions and translate business requirements/user stories into application logic. Our Engineers are a driving force behind the success of our projects. We're looking for a motivated self-starter who keeps an eye on trends and new technology in the industry and who is eager to tackle challenging troubleshooting and development tasks.

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong analytical skills, with excellent problem-solving abilities in the face of ambiguity
  • Ability to prepare and install solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards and programming
  • Deep understanding of computing systems, software architecture, data structures and algorithms
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams and management to collect requirements, identify tasks, provide estimates and meet production deadlines
  • Able to manage your own time, and work well both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to mentor mid-level engineers and team members
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to handle diverse situations, multiple projects, and rapidly changing priorities
  • Assists in the interview and integration processes 
  • Great attitude and commitment to get the job done
  • Must be willing to commute to client sites throughout the Chicago land area

TECHNOLOGIES WE USE

C# / ASP.Net (MVC, Web API) / WPF / WCF / ORM (Entity Framework, NHibernate) / Automated testing (Unit testing, BDD) / SPA frameworks (AngularJS, Knockout, React) / TFS / PowerShell / Visual Studio / SQL Server and SQL / NoSQL (Mongo, Raven, DocumentDB, Cassandra, Maria, Riak) / Java (Spring, Spring Boot, Guice, JPA, jUnit) / Javascript (node.js, npm, Karma, Jasmine, Phantom) Build tools (Gradle, Maven, Ant) / Cloud (Azure, AWS, Cloud Foundry, Heroku, Mesos, DC/OS) Python / Scala / Big Data/Fast Data (Spark, Hadoop, Akka, Sqoop, Hive, Pig, Storm, Azure Stream Analytics, Kafka, Flink, Spark, Nifi, HDFS) /ElasticSearch DevOps tools (Docker, Ansible, Chef, Puppet) Machine Learning (TensorFlow) / Data Visualization (Grafana, Kibana) / IoT Frameworks

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • 5+ years of professional experience 
  • BA or BS, preferably in computer science, engineering or science / technology-based discipline

If this sounds like the kind of challenge you would be up for every day, we would love to hear from you.

 

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