Software Engineer

    • Chicago, IL

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Software Engineer in Chicago, IL. This role is currently 100% remote and will switch back to an office environment when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Can you picture yourself working for one of -America's Ideal Employers-? Our client has received numerous awards and accolades due in part to their commitment to diversity, veterans, and fostering innovation. They've been named one of Fortune Magazine's -World's Most Admired Companies- of 2018 and are included in the -Top 50 Most Innovative Companies- named by Boston Consulting Group. With on-site training and mentoring, they are committed to your professional development as well. Responsibilities:

  • Working across large environments with multiple operating systems/infrastructure for large-scale programs (e.g. Expert Engineers)
  • Starting to be firm-wide resources
  • Working on projects across the company
  • Leader in Agile
  • Cultivating teams working in Agile frameworks
  • Coach for at least one technical skill
  • Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Test Driven Development, Cloud Development, resiliency, security
  • Uses experience to influence application of technologies/trends to support the business
  • May give speeches in and outside the firm; Writes articles

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering or a related field
  • 6+ years of continuous Java development experience on large/medium sized projects
  • Ability for the full delivery (designing, developing, coding, testing, debugging and documenting) of applications to satisfy business requirements
  • Proficient in full stack developer having experience creating REST based services on Java/Spring/Spring Boot, UI development using React (must) and Angular
  • Experience with Cloud deployments using Containers is a strong plus
  • Application Design and Design Patterns are important, including micro service and cloud design patterns
  • Strong familiarity with design patterns, micro services
  • Hands on Experience in Restful Architecture, development and API development
  • Experience with CI/CD tools like Jenkins, Version Control tools (Bitbucket, Git)
  • Experience with MAVEN, JIRA, GIT and CI Tools and Messaging
  • Experience working in an Agile Development environment and can contribute/facilitate in all Agile ceremonies
  • Understanding of software skills such as business analysis, development, maintenance and software improvement
  • Experience in databases with Relational Databases including DML, DDL, and PL/SQL preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of application, data and infrastructure architecture disciplines
  • Ability to collaborate with high-performing teams and individuals throughout the firm to accomplish common goals
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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