Senior Software Engineer

| Chicago

The Role:

At Morningstar, helping investors is what brings us together and drives our work. We are looking for a software engineer who specialize in.Net and AWS development to join our team, grow with us, introduce us to new ideas and develop products that empower our users. Every day, you’ll partner with team members across disciplines developing products for investors. You’ll interact daily with product managers, and business stakeholders to understand our domain and create technical solutions that push us forward. You will be a member of a vibrant technical community and share your technical knowledge while also learning from your fellow technologist. This position is based in our Chicago office.

 

Responsibilities

  • Build well designed, well-engineered, stable, secure, scalable products
  • Follow software design best practices such as continuous integration, test-driven development, and regular deployments.
  • Be passionate about technology and willing to learn and advocate for use of new technologies and software practices, as appropriate.
  • Work as part of a team and take ownership for the team’s success with a "gets things done" attitude, potentially wearing many hats including business analyst, DBA, QA, and project manager.
  • Help to shape product vision.

 

Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field.
  • Five plus years of experience developing commercial quality applications.
  • Experience with web API design and RESTful web services and ASP.Net frameworks. 
  • Strong C# programming skills. 
  • Hands on experience with ASP.Net MVC, ASP.Net WebForms, JQuery and other JavaScript frameworks.
  • Working knowledge of messaging (Kafka, AWS SQS/Kinesis) and relational databases (SQL Server, AWS Aurora, MySQL, Postgres) technologies.
  • AWS certification and/or practical experience with AWS is a plus.
  • Knowledge of modern front-end technologies a plus (Vue, React, Angular, Web Components).
  • Experience with software engineering best practices, including test driven development, automated unit testing and functional testing, and DevOps and continuous integration/continuous delivery.
  • An understanding of security principles and how to create secure applications.
  • Knowledge and practical experience with domain modeling and object-oriented design patterns and principles, such as the SOLID principles.
  • Flexible team-player who remains organized and productive even having multiple deliverables.

 

 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • PlayFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • Maria DBDatabases
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

22 W. Washington , Chicago, IL 60602

What are Morningstar Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
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
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Compensation at Morningstar is more than a salary. It’s about making positive contributions to both life and work. We give our diverse workforce the choice and flexibility they need to maintain their health, retirement plans, time, and professional growth.

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