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TITLE: Senior Principal Software Engineer - Full Stack
DUTIES: DFS Corporate Services LLC seeks Senior Principal Software Engineer - Full Stack in Chicago, IL, to develop and maintain full stack solutions to fit business needs. Work directly with business partners to understand business requirements. Independently innovate on and advocate for best practices within the team and collaborate on them across the enterprise. Carry a holistic view of all products and their interactions to design complex solutions and plan for how new projects will fit into the larger ecosystem. Solve complex technical problems. Guide team in implementation of solutions from inception to production. Develop and maintains complex front-ends with a focus on user experience. Develop and maintain backend systems. Use holistic knowledge of all products in and adjacent to the team’s ecosystem to plan how new systems will be built and integrated, finding new ways to bring value to the company through the use of technology. Innovate on and advocate for best practices and improved processes within the team and with internal partners, staying up to date with technology trends and innovations. Mentor team members. Create and maintain devops processes, application infrastructure, and utilize cloud services, including database systems and models. Support live systems to ensure business continuity. Promote a risk-aware culture to ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Electronic Engineering, Information Technology, or related field and ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in the job offered or related occupation: implementing end-to-end services for a large scale, highly concurrent/multithreaded, complex distributed system providing low to ultra low latency; designing and developing software using tools, including Java, UNIX/scripting, Python, C, C++, and Junit; working with large data sets in Terabytes using relational and non-relational databases, including Oracle, Sybase, Cassandra, and Dynamo; and working with high availability and scalability design, as well as performance analysis and improvement.
QUALIFIED APPLICANTS: Please apply directly through our website by clicking on “Apply Now.” No calls. Equal Opportunity Employer/disability/vet.
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