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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 evaluation of client area application software and systems requirements and processes. 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 resulting system will be flexible, easily maintainable, high performing, and integrate well with other related systems and components. Research and evaluate alternative solutions and recommend most efficient and cost-effective solutions for systems design. Collaborate with other developers on code reviews and process enhancements. Complete unit and system testing prior to start of any testing in PA region. Work with other internal IT teams to complete project activities such as infrastructure, architecture, and database teams. Ensure that code reviews are performed and documented using the approved template. Provide direction and guidance to other systems analysts and developers. 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 applications to support future business and technology initiatives. Find ways to incorporate these ideas within planned project and release timelines. Incorporate and support new technology and frameworks to support continuous integration efforts. Adhere to regulatory, 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. Actively contribute to best practices to support strong software architecture. Reduce occurrence of vulnerabilities through proper secure coding practices. Follow proper handling of sensitive data per security guidelines. Ensure any volume and capacity considerations are communicated during design phase. Identify efficient and viable alternatives to resource intensive requirements. 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, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, or a related field and four (4) years of experience in job offered or related position: developing and deploying RESTful Web services based on microservices architecture; utilizing methodologies, including Agile, iterative, and lean processes; and utilizing technologies, including Java, Spring Boot 2.1+, Github, Jenkins, and Pivotal Cloud Foundry. In the alternative, the employer will accept a Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in the above-listed fields and two (2) years of experience in the above listed skills.
QUALIFIED APPLICANTS: Please apply directly through our websitehttps://jobs.discover.com/for Job ID R5960 by clicking on “Apply Now.” No calls. Equal Opportunity Employer/disability/vet.
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