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Software Development Engineer : 19-05159
Ref No.: 19-05159
Category: Software Engineering
Location: Linconshire, Illinois
Primary Skills: 3-5 yrs SDLC, SOA/microservices, Agile (Java, J2EE, NodeJS; C++ Good to have)
Duration: 6 Months contract to hire
Contract Type: W2 Only

Qualifications/Job Description:

Position Overview:
  • The Software Development Engineer will be developing code in foundation of cloud platform architecture that provides a framework for users and developers to run their own Microservice or SaaS applications. The ideal candidate for this position will also have experience with PaaS platform development. Provides technical leadership for those involved in the development, design and optimization of one or more information technology and systems functions of Client cloud software engineering.
  • We are looking for an experienced Software Development Engineer to help develop software and build the tools to streamline regular performance analysis, validation, and monitoring. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Designs, develops and manages software infrastructure frameworks focused on the transactional tier and its related componentry, like microservices.
  • Keeps up with current technologies leveraging Docker, Kubernetes or other deployment techniques.
  • Investigates production security problems, performs root-cause analysis and creates detailed, high-quality reports on remediation strategies.
  • Resolves complex technical issues and drives innovation that improves system security and performance.
  • Drive initiatives across engineering teams with a focus on increasing site performance and stability.
  • Work closely with other engineers within your group and across the product and engineering organization to identify problems and build effective technical solutions
  • Leads the design of architecture for an organization on an enterprise level supporting national and regional, future and present computing needs for Client Cloud Software engineering through working and guiding with other
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent required.
  • Master's degree preferred.
Required Experience:
  • Minimum of 3 years of software development experience for cloud software development.
  • Experience with solving problems and delivering high quality results in a fast paced environment.
  • Must have hands on experience supporting delivery through Agile methodologies.
  • Development experience with service-oriented architectures (SOA) /microservices.
  • Excellent coding skills in one or more languages: Java, J2EE, NodeJS; C++ good to have
  • Ability to work collaboratively through an agile development process that promotes constant team communication.
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes highly desired.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Candidates MUST have 3+ years RECENT professional, paid SDLC experience
Good to Have:
  • Strong technical experience with Tomcat on Linux environment

Computer and/or Technical Skills:
  • Proficient in all phases of the software life cycle, including gathering requirements, writing functional specifications, writing design specifications, coding, debugging, testing and documentation for Cloud Software Engineering.
  • Experience with Microservices architecture, RESTfull API – good to have.
  • Knowledge of containerization technologies (Docker, etc.) – good to have
  • Familiarity with building or supporting AWS, Azure based solutions – good to have.
  • Experience working with automated build systems (Jenkins) – good to have
  • Experience with Linux platform – good to have.
     To follow up with any questions, please contact  Parul at 408-512-2363.

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