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TITLE: Senior Software Developer
DUTIES: DFS Corporate Services LLC seeks Senior Software Developer in Riverwoods, IL to work closely with the business utilizing agile methodology. Break down complex requirements into workable technical solutions. Assist in the evaluation of client area application software and systems requirements and process. Perform application software development, testing and implementation of efficient, cost effective application solutions. Complete technical designs as needed. Ensure that designs meet architecture standards and that the resulting system will be flexible, easily maintainable, high performing and integrates well with other related systems. Research and evaluate alternative solutions and recommend the most efficient and cost effective solution for the systems design. Collaborate with other developers on code reviews and process enhancements. Complete unit and system testing prior to the start of any testing in Production Assurance (PA) region. Work with other internal IT teams to complete project activities. Ensure that code reviews are performed and documented using approved templates. Analyze and identify technical areas of improvement within existing web applications. Ensure all projects and releases are appropriately tested and risks are mitigated. Ensure all projects have a detailed implementation and back-out plans, and are reviewed with all impacted parties in advance of scheduled releases. Continually look for and implement ways to stabilize and improve performance of production environment. Identify and execute opportunities to leverage agile, iterative, and lean processes to deliver projects faster. Propose ideas to better position our applications to support future business and technology initiatives. Incorporate ideas within planned project and release timelines. Incorporate and support new technology and frameworks to support continuous integration efforts. Adhere to regulatory, Product Development Process (PDP) Change Management, and Internet Department processes and standards, ensuring all projects are compliant. Ensure any volume and capacity considerations are communicated during the design phase. Document software and perform related duties as assigned or requested. Contribute to best practices to support a strong software architecture. Reduce occurrence of vulnerabilities through proper secure coding practices. Follow proper handling of sensitive data per security guidelines. Identify efficient and viable alternatives to resource intensive requirements. Promote a risk-aware culture, 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 Engineering, Computer Science or a related field and four (4) years of experience in job offered or related occupation: designing and developing large distributed systems; utilizing Java and J2EE frameworks and technologies including RESTful, SOAP web services, Spring, and Hibernate; utilizing Agile Scrum Methodology and Test Driven Development (TDD); utilizing database technologies including SQL, DB2, and Oracle; and utilizing technologies including Groovy, Linux Shell, Jenkins, and JIRA.
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