Microsoft Web Developer

| Chicago

Rightpoint, a Genpact company, is the digital consultancy with technology at its core. We design and engineer end-to-end experiences that help our clients succeed at the speed of innovation. Rightpoint serves more than 250 Fortune 1000 companies. We've partnered with brands like 3M, Sanofi, Azek, Chamberlain, Grant Thornton, Six Flags, Johnson Controls, Aon, B&H, and Abbott, just to name a few. Rightpoint has 500 employees across 10 offices. Check out our Sizzle Reel showcasing some of our latest work here. For more information, visit rightpoint.com and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Are you someone who wants to create change in the way business is done? Do you want to work with inspired and like-minded intrapreneurs? Us too! We take our work very seriously, but we have fun doing it. And we're searching for passionate, talented people to join the Rightpoint team.

What you'll do:

The Microsoft Web Developer/Senior Developer will be responsible for building and maintaining internal and external facing web applications for Rightpoint's clients using the Microsoft "stack" including ASP.NET as well as client-side browser technologies (e.g., JavaScript). This person will work with a team (of approximately 3-8 people) of experienced project managers, user experience consultants, visual designers, analysts, developers, and business resources to build enterprise systems that improve business productivity and support operations. It is important that candidates have a strong background in building beautiful, scalable, maintainable, high-quality, and high-performing web applications.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to requirements gathering and analysis activities such as storyboarding, developing use cases, and creating functional requirements specifications.
  • Contribute to creating feature specifications and technical design blueprints.
  • Develop custom features in Visual Studio based on specifications and technical designs.
  • Operate within the dynamics of a team; exercise proper etiquette and citizenship during "team development" sprints.
  • Create rich web user interfaces using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Create server-side functionality using object oriented design principles.
  • Take responsibility for feature-focused unit and system testing (built both by you and others).
  • Contribute to user acceptance testing procedures and monitoring results.
  • Contribute to performance and load testing procedures and issue remediation.

Required Skills and Abilities:

Must Have

  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming (OOP) and current design patterns/practices; and when we say solid, we mean SOLID.
  • Deep hands-on knowledge of:
    • The .NET Framework including Visual Studio, C#, and ASP.NET.
    • Client-side browser technologies including JavaScript, CSS, and HTML.
  • Experience with designing relational databases and optimizing database structure for performance and/or maintainability and the ability to design and optimize queries.
  • Experience with Object Relational Modeling (ORM) with different tools such as Entity Framework (and/or nHibernate) and LINQ.
  • Experience with source control, work item tracking, and build management with Team Foundation Server (or similar).
  • Consider refactoring a standard part of the development process.
  • Focus on making yourself and those around you great.
  • Motivation with an emphasis on team performance.
  • Passion about building high-quality systems with software implementation best practices.
  • Eagerness to learn and work outside your technology comfort zone.
  • Ability to be self-motivated, independent, and detail-oriented.
  • Exhibit exceptional relationship management skills.
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of sound business practices and a proven track record of anticipating and exceeding customer expectations.
  • Experience with Cloud ecosystems including Azure or AWS

Nice to Have

  • Strong experience working with layered architectures (N-Layer, Onion/Hex, DDD, CQRS) and an appreciation for appropriate layering and application structure.
  • Hands-on experience building scalable web applications, in particular high frequency and low latency web applications with optimal memory management, performance, and scalability as a key focus.
  • Experience in development and implementations using:
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • Sitecore
    • EPiServer
    • Kentico
  • Experience with Styling and Responsive Design techniques using technologies such as LESS, HTML5, Bootstrap, and SASS.
  • Experience with Client-side browser development using jQuery, React, or AngularJS; emphasis on Single Page Applications (SPA).
  • Experience with native mobile application development on any platform.

Extra Credit

  • Demonstrate prior consulting experience.
  • Exposure to project management experiences is a plus.

Willingness to travel to clients located throughout the local area on a regular basis and a willingness for occasional travel to client sites located throughout the United States on an occasional basis.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree or equivalent work experience

Required Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Business/Computer Science or related field

Who We are:

Intrapreneurship is defined as creating from within, starting something from nothing. And it is at the heart of the people at Rightpoint. We are a values-led organization driven by innovation, rooted in technology and relentlessly curious. We're a start-up at heart and we're able to move quickly to build unique, innovative customer experiences that evolve the way our clients do business. 

Humble Brag:

  • Top Workplace Awards: Chicago Tribune – 5 Years!, Dallas Business Journal, Chicago Timmy Awards, and Crain's Business Detroit
  • Crain's Chicago Fast Fifty of "Fastest Growing Companies," 4 Years!
  • Best Charitable Organization/Non-Profit Website – Webby Awards
  • Top Partners with Microsoft, Sitecore, and EpiServer
  • Google Developers Certified Agency – 4 years running!

Benefits and Perks at Rightpoint

  • Flexible PTO
  • Casual and open office environment
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Great insurance coverage and flexible spending accounts
  • 401k with Company Matching
  • Weekly Snack/Drink delivery
  • Regular Cultural & Social Events including: Volunteering, Game Nights, Cultural and Diversity Spotlights, Happy Hours, Team Outings, Intramural Sports, etc.
  • Bi-Weekly Catered Lunches
  • Continuous Training, Certifications, and Learning Opportunities 

Our Commitment to You

No matter who you are, where you come from, who you love, what you believe, or what you geek out about, we bring people together to make great work. That's what makes us Rightpoint!

EEO Statement:

Rightpoint, a Genpact Company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. We are committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.

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Location

We’re located in the Loop, across the street from the Lyric Opera House and the Chicago River and just steps from the L and both Metra stations.

What are Rightpoint Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
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