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Software Engineer - Application Development

| Chicago

Software Engineer – Application Development

 

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 an Application Development Software Engineer, you will be developing next generation Interactive Voice Response application solutions using the latest frameworks and tools. As a member of the Engineering team, you will design, develop, and deploy application solutions for the company's expanding list of clients using advanced call processing, speech and network technologies. We are adding a 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

Can keep an open mind to new ideas

Have excellent interpersonal communication skills

Don't mind using those skills to share your best ideas

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, and

Really want to learn new things

 

To be considered for this position you must have:

 

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or a related field or equivalent experience

Experience with C/C++

A strong understanding of Object-Oriented software development techniques

Proven track record of developing high quality software

Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills

Ability to communicate with developers, executive managers, external customers and other stakeholders

Effective time-management, organization and prioritization skills

Strong sense of responsibility, accountability and passion about quality of work

Strong desire to learn and take ownership

Familiarity with UNIX/Linux/OSX

 

Additional qualifications include:

 

Experience with Jenkins or other build server

Experience with Agile development practices

Experience with SQL Server or other databases

Scripting experience in Shell (bash, zsh, etc.) as well as in Python or Perl

Knowledge of best practices and IT operations for carrier-grade, highly-available services.

 

 

 

 

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Location

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

Culture
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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