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Full Stack Developer - Recipe and Meal Planning Specialist
Ref No.: 18-06633
Location: Chicago, Illinois
We are currently seeking an experienced full stack developer who will be responsible to build and evolve our innovative product once launched. As a member of the team, you will collaborate with other data engineers, data scientists, analysts, and product owners to design to develop personalized meal planning solution. This role is analytical and creative and will be responsible for taking the experience from concept to launch.
Within the Food and Beverage Client corporate umbrella is our new department focused on Online and Digital Growth. We are a big company but our group will operate as a startup. The team is focused on creating software application that personalizes meal planning experience for consumers.  The role will work with a team of technology developers, culinary experts, and nutritionist to creating a revolutionary new user platform. 
  • Work location(s) – Based out of downtown Chicago (Client Center)
  • Duration of assignment – 4/2 to 7/13/18
  • Typical anticipated hours per week/schedule - 40
  • Create technology solutions based on internal stakeholders technical needs, analyzing solution options and making a recommendation based upon your knowledge and experience
  • Leverage machine learning techniques to build systems a personalization logic which processes and derives insights from different data sources every day (Nice to have)
  • Developing enterprise and consumer grade solutions
  • Gaining technical knowledge of software and open source technology stacks
  • Partnering with designers and user experience specialists to create consumer-first user experiences
  • Bridging the gap between elegant front-end design and existing enterprise backend architectures
Experience and Knowledge:
  • 3+ Years professional experience working with Python, RabbitMQ, Django/ Flask, Rest Framework, Oauth, NLTK/SciKit and other Python packages
  • You have created and deployed microservices
  • Ability to use containers like dockers or kubernettes
  • Experience working with agile methodology & dev ops geared towards cloud
  • Strong knowledge of full stack development and Object Oriented development
  • Familiarity with IOT integrations (ex: Alexa skill development process)
  • Published apps, websites or other examples of solutions built
  • Experience with Angular, node.js and templating engines like Handlebars, Ninja, or equivalent
  • Mobile app development experience helpful but not required
  • Minimum of Bachelor degree preferably in MIS or equivalent IT field experience required
  • Prior experience in recipe and meal planning solutions nice to have  
  • Skills needed:
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong data engineering background with prior experience in large-scale distributed data processing platforms such as Kafka, Spark, Kinesis
  • A desire to learn and share your knowledge
  • You have worked with, and are proficient with Python ORMs; MVC pattern and frameworks; Rest API architecture, Postgres SQL and/or NoSQL databases like Cassandra (preferred) or Mongo
  • You have worked with AWS, Azure, Google Cloud (preferred)
  • You have front-end development experience: HTML5, JavaScript/ JQuery, CSS