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Kforce Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

Kforce has a client seeking a Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois (IL). If you feel you are qualified, please apply today!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.

  • BS degree in Computer Science/Engineering, MIS, CIS or other related fields

  • 5 or more years of experience in software development

  • 3 or more years of experience with web UI development frameworks, with a preference for Angular

  • Experience creating UI mockups and working with business partners to define user interfaces

  • Automated testing, using tools such as Cucumber, FitNesse, or Selenium

  • Agile experience (e.g. Scrum, RUP, Kanban)

  • Excellent critical thinking and troubleshooting skills, ability to find and solve root causes of problems amid "noise"

  • Must be comfortable and eager to perform tasks in all phases of the software lifecycle (e.g. requirements analysis, design/development/test)

  • Experience with Junit and other testing libraries, Git and Jira

Additional Experience:

  • Experience with microservices solutions, REST, Spring and Spring Boot/Cloud

  • Java/J2EE development experience

  • Object-Oriented design experience using common software design patterns

  • Expert in Angular JS and design technique as well as experience 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 client

  • Is multi-skilled with expertise across software development lifecycle and toolset

  • May be recognized as a leader in Agile and cultivating teams working in Agile frameworks

  • Sought out as coach for at least one technical skill

  • Strong understanding of techniques such as Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Test Driven Development, Cloud Development, resiliency, and security

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.Compensation Type:Hours