Junior Software Developer

| Chicago

Responsibilities

 

  • Responsible for designing, building, testing, deploying, maintaining, and supporting applications or systems software.
  • Work to establish functional requirements and reviews solutions to ensure organizational needs are met.
  • Select and oversee implementation of one or more software development methodologies.
  • Develop short- and long-term product roadmaps to ensure continuous improvement of software.
  • Assist in the collection and documentation of user’s requirements, development of user stories, and estimates.
  • Prepare reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation and maintenance of software.
  • Foster a positive team environment.
  • Ensure confidentiality of internal and external data.
  • Perform ad-hoc projects and other duties as assigned.

 

 

   Professional Skills

 

  • Verbal Communication – Proficient
  • Written Communication – Proficient
  • Teamwork – Proficient
  • Relationships – Proficient  
  • Negotiation – Proficient
  • Learning Agility – Proficient
  • Problem Solving – Proficient
  • Process Orientation – Proficient
  • Prioritization – Proficient

 

Role Specific Skills

  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming concepts
  • Solid understanding of relational database design and querying concepts
  • Familiarity with version control concepts
  • Exposure to Microsoft .NET development using C#, or JAVA or other major languages
  • Exposure to web development using HTML5, CSS and JavaScript
  • Knowledge of client/server application development preferred
  • Knowledge of agile development methodologies preferred
  • Knowledge of unit testing theory preferred

 

Qualifications

 

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or with equivalent professional experience
  • 0-3 years of experience in relevant field
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    Please note, this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities, and schedule may change at any time with or without notice.

     

     

    SMS Assist is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) that welcomes and encourages all applicants to apply regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify and/or expression, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital or parental status, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy or other reasons prohibited by law.

 

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Technology we use

  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • AsanaManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

875 North Michigan Avenue , Chicago, IL 60611
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What are SMS Assist Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
SMS Assist's team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, in-office fitness classes, and sponsored race teams.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Competitive Salary. Flexible Spending Plans. Prescription Drug Program. Free Fitness Center membership.

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