Chicago Area Application Software Developer Job

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Chicago Area Software Developer Job

SWC’s job opening for Application Software Developer is a full-time position that will be primarily responsible for the definition and hands-on development of holistic web based software solutions for Chicago area businesses using primarily Microsoft technologies including Microsoft .NET / C#, SQL Server, HTML/JavaScript, SharePoint, and others. The Software Developer will participate in all stages of the Software Development Lifecycle, including software architecture, business requirements, software design, quality assurance, implementation and support. This Chicago area Application Software Developer position requires strong communication skills, strong customer and solution focus, and will involve a high level of collaboration with other team members.

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  • Software Development: Perform hands-on development and unit testing of web based software solutions primarily based on Microsoft technologies, including but not limited to Microsoft .NET, Microsoft SQL Server and SharePoint.
  • Software Design: Produce practical software and database designs that meet both business and technical requirements.
  • Consulting: Gain a deep understanding of client needs and play an integral part in defining and proposing practical solutions to meet or exceed client expectations.
  • Software Architecture: Participate in defining the software and database architecture for new solutions.
  • Business Requirements Consumption: Ability to gain a deep understanding of written and verbal business requirements provided by other business analysts or customers.
  • Quality Assurance: Actively participate in quality assurance, including hands-on system and user testing of the software developed when required.
  • Business Requirements Gathering: Participate in client requirements gathering sessions and accurately document business requirements.
  • Implementation and Support: Software deployments and ongoing software support.

Skills Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field from an accredited university
  • 2-10 years application development experience, preferably in a consulting role
  • Experience with .Net, Microsoft Development Platforms, SQL and SQL server is required
  • Experience developing SharePoint solutions is a plus
  • Experience with JAVA, C#, Oracle, Apache web server, Tomcat, and HTML is a plus
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be open to local / Chicago area travel to client sites, if needed
  • Must have legal authorization to work in the U.S.