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Software Engineer 3 to 6 mo Contract to Hire
Ref No.: 17-04137
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 5 Years
Start Date / End Date: 03/20/2017 to 06/30/2017
Chicago info:
It's a software engineer position but they seem to be looking for senior level. This person will be working on design of the online portal used by our customers (allows our customers to see tanks & levels real time).. Ideally- we'd like to pay between 80 – 90 K + 10% bonus incentive when it goes permanent. Our office is located downtown: 200 S. Wacker Drive (directly across from Sears Tower). I will let the Scott Hutchinson- VP of Engineering aware that I've engaged you and your team as a new resource.

Interview process:
  1. Phone interview w/ hiring manager
  2. In-person interview w/: HR (Myself) – Web Development Team- Principal Software Engineer- VP of Engineering
  3. Final Interview via phone w/ Chris Bear (he overseas this too J)

Responsibilities:
  • Gather requirements and assist with architecture definition for new product development.
  • Design and implement Windows Server-based applications for TankLink's real time transaction processing system, using applicable coding standards.
  • Design and implement web based application for Tank Data Online web protal.
  • Analyze existing code to locate defects, determine cause, and implement solutions.
  • Create, review, and execute test plans to ensure complete functional coverage.
  • Work with Product Verification Testing to ensure complete test coverage with the emphasis on testing automation.
  • Work with field and operations personnel, and occasionally customers, to resolve field issues quickly.
  • Interaction on a daily or weekly basis with other functional groups, such as manufacturing and marketing
  • Work closely with hardware and firmware experts to ensure a seamless product development and delivery cycle.
Qualifications:
  • Practical application of C#, WCF, SOAP, SQL, OOD, REST services and ASP.NET.
  • Working knowledge of design patterns and SOA.
  • 4+ years development experience on a Microsoft Server environment is required.
  • 3+ years of experience with C++, C#
  • 3+ years of front end programming .NET technology, JavaScript and/or AJAX
  • 3+ Experience with network communications protocols or application development.
  • Experience with DB design using MS SQL Server 2008/2012/2014.
  • Knowledge and experience writing unit tests.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A Bachelor's degree in EE, or Mathematics.
Additional Experiences considered highly beneficial
  • Network and web application profiling tools.
  • Embedded protocol definition and development.
  • Web technologies; HTML, CSS, ASP.NET, Ajax, JSON, jQuery, JavaScript
  • Project Requirement Management tools.
  • Code management tools.
  • Wireless industry (GSM or CDMA). / Machine-to-machine (M2M) industry.