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Sr. Application Developer - Oak Brook, Illinois
Ref No.: 17-01758
Location: Oak Brook, Illinois
Job Title: Sr. Application Developer
Job Location: Oak Brook, Illinois
Position Type: Contract  
Pay Rate:  DOE on W2
 
US Citizen, Green Card and GC EAD only.
No sponsorship available for this job, NO 1099 or C2C
 



Job Description
 
The Senior Application Developer supports business process automation through technology solutions. The purpose of the role is to develop business software solutions for complex and large-scale projects through object and data modeling, database design, programming, quality assurance and implementation support. The Senior Application Developer participates in application standards development and serves as an evangelist for best practices in software development.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
  • 7 years in application development
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, or equivalent working experience

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
 
  • Experienced in full stack development from database through service layers and UI in complex enterprise environments
  • Proven ability to solve new challenges and problems quickly and independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders including senior leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and articulate details and impacts of complex proposed software solutions
  • Strong planning and organizational skills with critical attention to detail and creative problem solving skills
  • Track record of balancing multiple priorities simultaneously with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business while meeting deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and coach others
  • Strong experience with design and architectural patterns
  • Full mastery of Microsoft C#, .NET Framework, and Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Experience with Microsoft Entity Framework
  • Experience with Microsoft ASP.NET MVC and Web API
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server
  • Experience with TFS
  • Experience with both desktop and web development
  • Experience with either WPF or Angular, with knowledge of both being a major plus
  • Experience with web services including SOA, REST, and Microservice architectures
  • Experience working in an Agile Scrum environment
  • Demonstrated history of regularly using unit testing during the development process
  • Preferred web development experience: Angular, advanced JavaScript, JQuery, CSS3, HTML5, TypeScript, MVC, MVVM
  • Preferred desktop development experience: WinForms, WPF, Prism, DevExpress, MVVM
  • Strong preference for candidates who have worked on large-scale enterprise applications (thousands of users, millions of lines of code)
  • Strong preference for candidates with advanced knowledge of threading, tasks, and asynchronous programming
  • Strong preference for candidates who have worked on architecture modernization projects, and / or converted monolithic application to microservices architecture
 
MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Developing systems and applications to CDW coding and quality standards
  • Collaborate with IT teams to clarify design and implementation while meeting project needs
  • Collaborate with business teams to clarify requirements and business needs
  • Technically manage complex and large-scale project efforts in development, maintenance and enhancement of business system applications
  • Collaborate with developers and architects (when appropriate) to determine optimal solution architecture, efficiency, maintainability and scalability
  • Complete projects/tasks on a timely basis, according to commitments made to stakeholders and management
  • Develop high-level system narratives, storyboards, designs and user interface prototypes.
  • Develop system test plans, ensuring achievement of software quality assurance (SQA) standards, and that validate achievement of business goals
  • Proactively update stakeholders, leadership and project team members through open, courteous and helpful communication
  • Report project/task status to the appropriate Application Development Manager on a weekly basis 
  • Utilize an object-oriented software lifecycle methodology and serve as a mentor for Application Developers and Associate Application Developers
  • Travel between local facilities as necessary