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Full Stack Developer
Ref No.: 18-13353
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Skill Type
Skill Type:Information Technology


This role is for an experienced full stack developer who will be responsible to build and evolve our innovative product once launched. As a member of the team, you will collaborate with other data engineers, data scientists, analysts, and product owners to design to develop personalized meal planning solution. This role is analytical and creative and will be responsible for taking the experience from concept to launch.
  • Work location(s) – Primarily based out of downtown Chicago (Client)
  • Onsite
  • Duration of assignment – 5/21/2018 to 10/24/2018
  • Typical anticipated hours per week/schedule - 40
  • PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES - List the activities the role requires on a regular basis. Identify the major end result the position is expected to achieve for each of these activities.
  • Consulting with internal stakeholders to understand technical needs, analyzing solution options and making a recommendation based upon your knowledge and experience
  • Build search solutions using SOLR (Critical for role success) or other similar technologies
  • Developing enterprise and consumer grade solutions
  • Gaining technical knowledge of software and open source technology stacks
  • Partnering with designers and user experience specialists to create consumer-first user experiences
  • Bridging the gap between elegant front-end design and existing enterprise backend architectures
  • Architect, build, and implement infrastructure (as it relates to SOLR/Fusion)
  • KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE/COMPETENCIES -What skills and knowledge are required for this job? What type of and how much prior experience is required to do this job?
    Experience and Knowledge:
  • Previous professional experience working with Python, RabbitMQ, Django/ Flask, Rest Framework, Oauth, NLTK/SciKit and other Python packages
  • You have created and deployed microservices
  • Ability to use containers like dockers or kubernettes
  • Experience working with agile methodology & dev ops geared towards cloud
  • Strong knowledge of full stack development and Object Oriented development
  • Familiarity with IOT integrations (ex: Alexa skill development process)
  • Published apps, websites or other examples of solutions built
  • You have worked with AWS, Azure, Google Cloud (Preferred)
  • You have front-end development experience: HTML5, JavaScript/ JQuery, CSS
  • Experience with Angular, node.js and templating engines like Handlebars, Ninja, or equivalent
  • You have worked with, and are proficient with Python ORMs; MVC pattern and frameworks; Rest API architecture, Postgres SQL and/or NoSQL databases like Cassandra (Preferred) or Mongo DB
  • iOS development experience helpful but not required
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong data engineering background with prior experience in large-scale distributed data processing platforms such as Kafka, Spark, Kinesis
  • A desire to learn and share your knowledge
  • Experienced individual who has a very good understanding of collections, replications and shards (particularly as this relates to SOLR).
  • Understanding of topology in terms of how many shards, clusters need to be set up with respect to SOLR infrastructure (Nice to have)
  • Understanding of cross data center replication (CDCR), read and write side fault tolerance, sharding and indexing (Nice to have)
  • Automation experience (particularly Shell/Python)
  • Performance tuning
  • Develop and document test procedures. Develop and document support transition documentation.
  • Operational Set up of SOLR/Fusion clusters
  • Minimum of Bachelor degree preferably in MIS or equivalent IT field experience required.