Software Engineer (Back End)

Company Overview

Aquilon was founded with the idea of bringing efficiencies and transparency to the wholesale energy industry through innovative technology solutions. By working side-by-side with traders, settlement analysts, and financial professionals, Aquilon has developed a Software as a Service solution, Energy Settlement Network (ESN), for wholesale energy participants to reconcile all their transactions through one platform. 

Aquilon looks for individuals that demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit and curiosity. Potential candidates can expect a fast-paced, fun, and challenging work environment surrounded by passionate and talented team members and industry experts.

Job Summary

We are looking for a highly motivated, experienced Back-End Developer who will be responsible for developing applications and integrations using the .Net Platform with significant use of C# and SQL. As a Back-End Developer, your primary focus will be to provide systems design, development, programming, unit testing and support for existing and new modules/functions. Excellent communication skills are critical in this role as you will be expected to raise issues early and clearly document your code additions, test procedures, and project results.

Qualifications and Skills

  • 7+ years with the following technologies in a web or highly transactional OLTP environment0
    • C#
    • T-SQL stored procedures (including optimization)
    • MVC or Web API
  • Coding new functionality
  • Resolving bugs in existing code
  • Enhancing existing code to improve performance
  • Reviewing and testing code prior to release into production
  • Ability to solve complex problems, strong analytical skills and the ability to trace issues to the root source

Preferred Skills

  • Degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • NoSQL knowledge (i.e. RavenDB, CosmosDB, or similar JSON based database)
  • Data Warehousing and BI platforms
  • Working in a hosted environment
  • Azure experience in a production environment

To be successful at Aquilon you will be:

  • Results focused and resourceful. You are eager to enhance your skills to take your career to the next level
  • Pragmatic. You fail fast and iterate quickly
  • Entrepreneurial. You find opportunity where others don’t
  • Personable. Don’t be ‘that’ coworker
  • Open Minded. You know there are many avenues to success
  • Interested in pushing the energy industry forward
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • MVCFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • TableauAnalytics
    • BalsamiqDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Our Lisle office is easily accessible from I88 and is walking distance from the train station. We're close to many restaurants and have ample parking.

An Insider's view of Aquilon Energy Services

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Aquilon tailors its work-life balance with the individual in mind. As a software engineer, I’m crazy for coding; we get to tackle fun and challenging problems. But I’m also a family man. And my family is what it’s all about. Aquilon understands that not all challenges are the same and gives me the tools to help create an optimized work-life style.

Brian

Software Engineer

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Even as a recent college grad, I work directly with people of all levels across Aquilon. This kind of collaboration and communication is rare! I have relationships with my fellow colleagues in and out of work. It is the best part of my job.

Rob

Customer Operations Analyst

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Since coming to Aquilon, I’ve learned so much. There’s always an opportunity to develop new ideas and it’s extremely rewarding to see the direct impact of your work as we solve real problems for our customers. Being surrounded by such an incredible group of talented, creative individuals inspires me to achieve more.

Holly

Business Analyst

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Our team is built upon the “best idea wins” mentality. No matter if you are just out of school or a seasoned 30 year veteran, a good idea can come from anyone. We encourage ideas to come at any time, from anywhere – and when one hits we strike quickly to collaborate, refine and transform that idea into action.

Jeff

VP of Application Development

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The office is always light and cheery, even during “crunch” times. Everyone’s approachable and always willing to collaborate. With a collection of experts from different fields and different experiences, there’s always something new to learn. From collaborative meetings to fun company events, everyone exudes both a professional and familial vibe.

Abby

Software Engineer

What are Aquilon Energy Services Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Parking
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