Senior C++ Software Engineer at Vail Systems, Inc.

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Senior C++ Software Engineer

Vail Systems Company Profile

The human voice is capable of conveying nuances and meaning that just can't be expressed through clicks and text messages. And for that reason, voice interactions have always had a special power to shape our perceptions and experiences. At Vail, we believe in the unique power of voice interactions to create more expressive, more intimate, and more efficient interpersonal interactions. Our experts work with Fortune 500 companies to help them serve their customers more efficiently and effectively through the use of various voice technologies. From basic network services to state-of-the-art IP telephony, to cutting edge real-time analytics, Vail technology makes millions of voice interactions better every day.

What you can expect to be doing:
As a Senior C++ Software Engineer you will be developing next-generation enterprise communications solutions designed for SaaS/Cloud, traditional premise-based, and hybrid architectures. As a member of the Engineering team, you will design, develop and deploy application solutions for the company's expanding list of Fortune 500 clients using advanced speech and VoIP technologies including SIP/RTP. We'd like to add a Senior C++ Software Engineer to our team and we'd like to know if you think you fit the bill. You will if you:

  • Thrive in a collaborative environment
  • Are able to pick up new concepts quickly
  • Willing to read, learn and work with an existing codebase
  • Can keep an open mind to new ideas
  • Have excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Have an ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Aren't afraid of ambiguity and can problem-solve with little direction
  • Have a positive, can-do attitude
  • Really want to learn new things

Essential responsibilities and deliverables:

  • All aspects of application lifecycle including:
    • Design & Documentation
    • Development
    • Unit testing
    • Integration
    • Debugging
    • Deployment
  • Working with product teams to translate business needs into technical requirements
  • Communicating product status with stakeholders

To be considered for this position you must have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Professional software development experience
  • Strong C++ background (4+ years), including practical experience or project
    work in C++
  • Strong background in Object-Oriented Programming
  • Experience in Event-Driven Programming
  • Experience designing and debugging in a multi-threaded/concurrent environment
  • Experience working with services
  • Comfortable using Linux and Linux tools
  • Experience with UNIX command line and shell programming
  • Experience with GDB debugger

Additional qualifications include:

  • Experience working with telephony networks and related technologies - CTI, IVR, VoIP (SIP/RTP)
  • Experience with relational databases and SQL
  • Experience with NoSQL technologies, such as MongoDB or Cassandra
  • Experience in a JVM language, such as Java or Scala
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with source control technologies such as Jenkins, git, cvs
  • Familiarity with HTTP and JSON
  • Familiarity with Go or open to learning Go
  • Familiarity with ticketing systems such as Jira
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We are located on the Chicago River, next to Ogilvie and Union Station for easy commuting and there are hundreds of restaurants to choose from.

What are Vail Systems, Inc. Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include Sponsored race teams.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 40 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Recreational Clubs
Vail Systems sponsors a summer softball league and triathlon team.
Relocation Assistance
Our relocation assistance plan offers a maximum reimbursement of $1000.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Employee Referral Bonuses. Gym Memberships. Collaborative Work Space. Competitive Pay.

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