Software Engineer (Java or Python) in Chicago, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 7/2/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt provides highly skilled contingent workers to local, national and international clients in all major industries.  We offer competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

Volt is seeking several Software Engineers to work onsite at our client's facility in Chicago, IL.  These are contingent positions forecasted for one year.  These roles will contribute to the design, development and deployment of our client’s state-of-the-art digital platform.  In addition, you will:

  • Perform all programming, project management, and development assignments without close supervision
  • Work directly on complex application/technical problem identification and resolution, including responding to off-shift and weekend support calls
  • Work independently on complex systems or infrastructure components that may be used by one or more applications or systems
  • Drive application development focused around delivering business value
  • Mentor and assist software engineers, providing technical assistance and direction as needed
  • Maintain high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits
  • Proactively reach out for help when stuck on an issue after doing reasonable independent research
  • Maintain a sense of urgency when working on tasks and actively follow-up on any dependencies or blockers

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • Three or more years of experience designing and developing software applications in Java or Python
  • Experience designing, developing, deploying and maintaining software at scale
  • Experience developing software applications using relational and NoSQL databases
  • Experience with application architectural patterns, such as MVC, Microservices, Event-driven, etc.
  • Experience deploying software using CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, GoCD, DevOps, etc.
  • Experience deploying and maintaining software using public clouds such as AWS or Azure
  • Experience working within an Agile framework (ideally Scrum)
  • Must demonstrate solid knowledge of computer science fundamentals like data structures and algorithms
  • Ability to work under pressure and within time constraints
  • Passion for technology and an eagerness to contribute to a team-oriented environment
  • Demonstrated leadership on small to medium-scale projects impacting strategic priorities

*** This position will be located in Chicago, IL.  Candidates must be able to relocate at their own expense. ***

Must be available to work on W2 for Volt.  No C2C or 3rd party vendors please.

Submit your resume today for immediate consideration!

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.