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Senior Web Developer
Ref No.: 17-00192
Location: Des Plaines, Illinois
Position Type:Direct Placement
Wheels Overview
Wheels, Inc. was established in 1939 as the world's first automotive fleet leasing and management company. As one of the largest privately-held companies in North America, Wheels features a portfolio of 315,000 vehicles under management across the continent, capabilities in 40 countries worldwide, and a client base that consists of some of the best-known businesses in the world. In addition to vehicle acquisition and leasing, Wheels provides numerous specialized services that help all sorts of organizations manage their fleets. These include driver/vehicle support functions like maintenance management, fuel cards, and registration processing, as well as strategic account-level consultation to drive optimal fleet efficiency and measure results.

Job Summary
This individual works both independently and with other members of the Software Development team, with primary responsibility to design, develop, enhance and support components of the Internet and Extranet sites, delivering customer-facing B2B applications. Candidates must have in-depth software development experience and experience in agile development methodologies. This developer will play key roles in the design, build, testing and launch of industry-changing applications considered critical to our overall company growth strategies, and will be chartered with working within a team that rapidly launches innovative web and decision tool products.

This role is a demanding, highly dynamic and technically challenging position. A candidate must be experienced in all stages of the software development life cycle Requirements gathering, Design, Development, Construction and Implementation. Candidate must be skilled in n-tier web application development. The candidate must also have excellent people skills and be resourceful as an occasional technical team product leader. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Excellent team work skills with an ability to get the work done with minimal supervision
  • Enhancement and maintenance of existing and new web applications
  • Technical Design, Coding, and Unit Test of web applications in accordance with business requirements and technical standards
  • Design and Development of reusable components for enterprise level web application
  • Participation in functional specifications, prototyping, and estimation for web development projects
  • Participate in the development of detailed design specifications for use by the technical team
  • Participation in evaluation and prototype of new technologies, coding practices or third-party technology for use in web application
  • Work with business teams to clarify requirements and business needs

  • 6+ years experience in IT
  • 2+ years of hands on experience of creating enterprise level SPA applications using modern JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Angular/ React/ Knockout/Ember)
  • 4+ years experience of web development using .NET
  • 3+ years experience with SQL and T-SQL
  • Working knowledge of enterprise level Source Control
  • Experience with object-oriented design and programming techniques
  • Possess creative problem solving skills
  • Understanding of large scale, multi-tier web application architecture
  • Experience with Scrum and Test Driven Development a plus
  • Experience with JIRA, Git and Bitbucket is a plus
  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science or applicable field