Jr. Software Developer

» Jr. Software Developer
Information Technology
in Chicago
, IL
Reference: 19-01692

Description:

The Junior Software Developer will assist with designing, developing, and maintaining client and web applications using Microsoft .Net technology. This position envisions product development and manages projects through completion.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assist with a product’s development to ensure deadlines and standards are met
  • Work closely with other teams within the organization
  • Use high level troubleshooting and debugging skills to eliminate problems in current application codes
  • Provide assistance with testing and problem resolution as may be required
  • Construct code based on software designs
  • Participate in reviewing deliverables from other development teams, including designs, test plans, and documentation
  • Create technical design documents and configuration documents as required for the successful implementation of the products
  • Create and maintain coding standards and guidelines
  • Assist with estimation and planning activities
  • Help identify and resolve gaps between requirements and technical design
  • Provide assistance with testing and problem resolution as may be required
  • Provide internal support for products
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge of additions to the technology fields

Competencies: 

  • Strong communication/organizational skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to work in a flexible and production orientated environment
  • Effective decision making and problem solving skills
  • Proficient to advanced PC skills including (but not limited to) MS Word, MS Excel, email, internet and customized database management
  • Must be able to read and/or interpret numbers and letters correctly
  • Must work with numbers to calculate timeframe and evaluate costs and losses
  • Must demonstrate organization and prioritization skills to manage time
  • Must be able to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Knowledge relating to the area in which analysis and coding is performed

Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor level degree in information technology or similar with a focus on development
  • Has the desire to work in a professional IT environment preferably in software development
  • Top-notch software development preferably at least 2 years experience focused in Microsoft .Net technologies (VB.Net, web services, application design, development, testing and implementation) preferred
  • Understanding of web-based architecture, relational databases and object-oriented design