18 Feb

SQL DBA – Chicago Loop

We are looking for a SQL Database Administrator with 3-7 years of professional experience.

This is a permanent onsite position with salary plus benefits located in downtown Chicago. In this role you will help analyze existing configurations, working closely with .NET Developers to assist with job creation, replication, alleviate bottle-necking, and increase our database efficiency.

You will be supporting databases that are all under 1 TB in size.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Replication setup/maintenance
  • Data Modeling
  • Database Mirroring and database level High Availability
  • Documentation, Scripting, Writing complex Stored Procedures
  • Support of production environment
  • Analysis of database performance and performance tuning
  • Identify pain points and bottlenecks and recommend solutions
  • Operational data support (updates/inserts/etc.)

Skills And Specifications

  • 3-7 years of SQL Server 2000, 2008, 2012 DBA experience
  • Experienced with replication and supporting multiple servers
  • Experience writing Stored Procedures, Queries, Tuning, Scripts
  • Experience with Data Modeling and High Availability
  • Familiarity with tools to aid in development, analysis, troubleshooting, etc.
  • Excellent communications and ability to work regularly with end users

Full Time:   Salary + Benefits

 

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18 Feb

Xamarin/.NET Developer – Naperville

This is a permanent full time position with benefits, in a company that works hard but plays hard too. Great culture and management!

In this role you will help us migrate from web based to native mobile applications, so experience any creating mobile apps would be huge. There will also be coding on .NET projects for new clients, new feature add-ons, data transfers, and web applications for the clients we serve, as well as content management, design changes, and project management

Key Responsibilities

  • Native iOS/Android App Development using .Net Xamarin Framework
  • Web Application Development with .Net MVC Framework
  • Application Database Design
  • HTML/CSS

Requirements:

1-2 years professional experience working with:

  • Mobile app development specifically using Xamarin
  • Microsoft .Net environment professional experience
  • C#.NET
  • JavaScript, JQuery
  • CSS/HTML5
  • SQL or T-SQL experience

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $70,000.00 year

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23 Jan

Data Engineer: Deefield, Illinois with Salary to: $135,000

Responsibilities include:

  • Architect, design and develop flexible, secure and scalable database solutions for the data warehouse, business applications and IoT/digital technologies
  • Understand data in the big picture and how information flows and relates to various applications and internal/external systems
  • Design, develop and execute ETL processes
  • Develop deep understanding of the data sources, implement data standards, maintain data quality, master data management and identify data transformation needs
  • Analyzing large quantities of data in on-premise and cloud platforms like AWS or Azure
  • Work with internal stakeholders to understand business needs, technology options and recommend solutions
  • Work with development, analytics, IoT and management teams to design, build, test and deliver global solutions across all areas of the enterprise
  • Build and meet project timelines and manage delivery commitments with proper communication to management
  • Create estimates and manage against overall project designs and budgets
  • Develop and provide documentation, demos and training to internal team members Understand, implement and adhere to data integrity and security best practices
  • Perform ongoing monitoring, automation and refinement of data engineering solutions
  • Adhere to SOX policies and procedures for compliance to ensure company-wide consistent standards

Experience/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in the following minimum skill sets:
    • Database management MSSQL/NoSQL
    • Data Warehouse star schema methodology
    • ETL tools and techniques
    • Worked on Real Time data capture, processing and storing
    • Working with different data storage options including AWS S3, Azure BLOB storage etc.
    • Understanding of different data formats including Parquet, Avro, CSV, ORC etc.
    • Experience with API/RESTful data services

Other desirable but not required technologies include:

    • DB2
    • Tableau
    • Mulesoft
    • Microsoft/Azure ETL solutions and business Intelligence
    • Previous eCommerce data solutions
    • Previous ERP integration (JDE Edwards, Oracle, SAP, Sales Force, Dynamics)
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22 Jan

Senior Software Engineer .NET / C# : Chicago Loop with Salary to: $130,000 plus bonus

Senior Software Engineer:  ASP.NET / MVC / C# / WebAPI / TypeScript

As a senior member of our team, you will be focused on helping us create software that is reliable, maintainable, secure, and creates a framework for innovative solutions. You will tackle the most complex problems and identify whether they require innovations, decisions, or routine tasks.  Whiteboards will be often used by you and the team.  Through agile processes, you will work on a variety of projects including multiple Azure services (Service Fabric, Web Jobs, Message Queues, etc.) as well as both relational (Azure SQL) and non-relational (Cosmos) data sources.  We seek to make the action of writing code as efficient as possible in order to allow for a focus on clean architecture designs and continuous education.

Required Skills
  • Familiar with ASP.NET MVC (routing, model binding, razor views)
  • Understanding of REST API structure and ASP.NET WebAPI
  • Experience with Dependency Injection
  • Application Security (encryption, secure messaging)
  • Data Access ORM (Dapper and Entity Framework)
  • Azure Services (Web Apps, Cosmos, Web Jobs)
  • SOLID Principles
  • Comfortable with Agile processes
  • Proficiency with JavaScript and HTML5
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks (Angular 2 or 4, React)
  • Professional, precise communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge of CSS and JS methods for providing performant visual effects
  • Thorough understanding of the responsibilities of the platform, database, API, caching layer, proxies, and other web services used in the system
  • Writing non-blocking code, and resorting to advanced techniques such as multi-threading, when needed
  • 7+ years in web application development
  • Experience working on large scale production environments
  • Knowledge of various non-relational data stores
  • Bachelor degree in discipline related to functional work or role OR demonstrated ability to meet the job requirements through a comparable number of years of applicable work experience.
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22 Jan

Web Application Developer: Joliet, Illinois with salary up to $75,000 plus Bonus

Job Purpose:
Enhances user capabilities and satisfaction by planning, developing, and testing web-based applications.

Technologies Utilized Include:

  • C#
  • Visual Studio
  • .NET
  • T-SQL
  • SQL Server
  • MVC
  • Microsoft Team Foundation Server
  • SharePoint

Duties:
* Confirms site objectives by analyzing and validating user requirements; identifying new features and functionality and the streamlining and upgrading of existing features.

* Plans Web applications by evaluating user specifications; analyzing existing and proposed systems; creating requirements documents including set-up, scripts, hardware, network, database development, security, server management, and installation; identifying constraints and technical issues; preparing systems development life cycle plan.

* Develops Web applications by studying existing technology architecture; analyzing browser compatibility techniques; evaluating solution alternatives; developing prototypes; building n-tier, scalable, and multimedia applications; programming objects, events, functions, error trapping, data verification, animations, interactions, and dynamic updating; designing, installing, and configuring databases; completing documentation.

* Develops user interfaces by preparing a workflow chart and diagram based on subject matter, human factors, and logic; writing queries involving table alterations, views, selects, inner and outer joins, and optimized queries.

* Integrates applications by studying and establishing connectivity with network systems, databases, search engines, and information servers.

* Confirms Web applications by planning and conducting tests; modifying program sequence and/or debugging codes; resolving problems.

* Maintains team accomplishments by communicating essential information; coordinating actions; obtaining expert input; reviewing open issues and action items; contributing information to team meetings and reports.

* Reduces costs and improves serviceability by preparing reusable component design.

* Updates job knowledge by researching new web technologies; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

* Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Skills/Qualifications:
Analyzing Information , Problem Solving, Verbal Communication, Customer Focus, Customer Service, Web User Interface Design, Functional and Technical Skills, Problem Solving, Quality Focus, Web Programming Skills, Written Communication

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22 Jan

.NET Software Engineer: Chicago Loop with salary up to $80,000 plus 10% Bonus

Our progressive client in the Loop of Chicago is seeking a full-time Software Engineer who is passionate about technology and software development. The Software Engineer position will challenge you and provide you opportunities for career and technical growth.

Software engineers can expect to work with cutting edge technology, deliver high quality solutions across various business units. You will collaborate with a team working on holistic web development projects that range in size and scope, as well as receive continuous career development opportunities. This candidate will report to the Manager of Web and Mobile Development.

Responsibilities include: · 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 and Microsoft SQL Server.
· 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, and developing automated unit tests.
· Implementation and Support : Software deployments and ongoing software support.

We are hoping to find someone who is fluent in… 

o ASP.NET MVC 4, C#

o HTML5  CSS  JQuery

o JavaScript Libraries (Knockout.js, Angular.js) basic knowledge 

o ORM & SQL Server

o Object Oriented Design Patterns Such as Domain-Driven Design

o Unit Testing (NUnit, RhinoMocks)

o Agile Methodologies

o Source Control a plus

o Strong written and verbal communication skills and the desire to take on the entire project life cycle

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1 year of .NET experience in a web based software areas of an IT organization
  • Excellent hardware troubleshooting experience
  • Competence with testing tools and procedures for voice and data circuits
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Able to conduct research into software issues and products as required
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language
  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Able to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Must have some knowledge of Microsoft Office desktop applications software
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18 Sep

QA Analyst (Software) – Chicago Loop

We are seeking an IT Software QA Analyst to perform unit, performance and regression testing ensuring that quality and deadlines are met.  Y ou will work alongside Web Developers and Business Analysts and this is a permanent onsite opportunity downtown with full benefits at a growing and highly profitable company.

Job Duties:

  • Perform unit, performance and regression testing, validating test results against expected results, to ensure that test and timeliness requirements are met
  • Document and resolve testing issues to ensure a high quality final product is released into Production environment
  • May assist as Release Manager for scheduled releases and release updates
  • Provide technical guidance and expertise to team members, colleagues and/or customers
  • Assist with the process of ensuring that all standards, and policies and procedures are periodically reviewed for technical accuracy, applicability and industry currency
  • As needed, will develop test cases ensuring alignment with standards
  • Provide testing and project updates to management as required
  • Actively communicate with QA Management, QA Automation, Development and Business Analyst groups
  • Work with operational/business team members, as well as company leadership and customers as necessary
  • Maintain strong expertise and knowledge of current and emerging technologies, techniques and tools

Requirements:

  • 3+ years experience in IT Quality Assurance and testing (Manual and Automated)
  • Strong experience in SDLC in environments with integration and test driven development
  • Working experience in a SQL/.NET, and Scripting (PowerShell, VB Script) environment
  • Strong experience with test cases and also performance and regressing testing
  • 4-year degree in IT or Computer Science required
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29 Aug

Salesforce.com Developer – Chicago Suburbs

Direct Hire  |  Salary plus Bonus and Benefits  |  $110,000 – 140,000

We are looking for a Salesforce Developer for a growing client in the Chicago suburbs (north).  This is a great opportunity and a fantastic culture with a company that is continually voted one of Chicago’s best places to work!

DUTIES

  • Designing, developing, testing, and deploying high-quality business solutions across all Salesforce clouds. Resolve defects/bugs during QA testing and post-release patching.
  • Write high quality customer apex code from scratch and maintain existing code base.
  • Assist the QA team on new releases as needed

Requirements

  • Strong technical understanding of Salesforce.com Lightning
  • Extensive technical knowledge of Visualforce and APEX
  • Experience with Community Cloud / Partner Communities
  • Knowledgeable with Agile Methodology
  • Developing of Lightening Components
  • Understanding if coding design patterns and best practices
  • Certified Salesforce Platform Developer
  • Certified Salesforce.com Advanced Developer preferred
  • Proficiency in using Git

** No sponsorship is available at this time

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10 Aug

ASP.NET Software Developer – Rolling Meadows

We are looking for a Developer for a client in the Schaumburg area.   This is a permanent position – work from home 2 days per week.

Duties:

  • Under general direction, formulates and defines system scope and objectives
  • Works with users to support business applications, and investigate operational problems/system requirements
  • Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results
  • Refines business requirements from which programs will be written
  • Designs, codes, tests, debugs, and documents those programs
  • Responsible for completion of development projects
  • Solves user inquiries that arise during day-to-day operation
  • Regularly provides coaching, guidance and training to less-experienced analysts/programmers
  • Develops business cases, requirements and performance metrics

Requirements:

  • 5 or more years of application development and architecture experience on the .Net platform
  • Understanding of systems development and project delivery life cycle
  • Prior experience serving as an IT liaison to business users for application requirements and end user support
  • Hands on technical experience with:
    • C# and the .NET Framework
    • Web development experience including ASP.Net, HTML, Javascript
    • Web services (WCF, Web API)
    • Relational databases, including Microsoft SQL Server
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25 May

SharePoint Developer (Chicago Suburbs)

A growing client of ours in the Schaumburg area is seeking a permanent Sharepoint Developer for their Web Development team. This is a salary plus bonus eligible role.

In this role you’ll not only develop SharePoint applications, but you will also work in an environment using C#, ASP.NET, REST API, and SQL Server.

What you get:

– Solid technology environment (SharePoint 2013, MVC, ASP.NET, Angular 4, Entity Framework)

– Company that values IT and development

– Solid benefits including extra PTO

– Bonus potential

What they’re looking for from you:

– Good code! (SharePoint, C#, ASP.NET, and SQL environment experienced at least 5 years)

– Experience with JavaScript, Web Services, and REST API

– Ability to get along with others in a team setting and handle end user inquiries

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